Day Trips from New Orleans

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Overview

Enjoy a welcome change of pace and discover a world you may not know exists in your own backyard. Day TripsĀ® describes hundreds of fascinating and exciting things to do, many free of charge and most within a two-hour drive of New Orleans.

Explore 23,000 acres of preserved swampland and marshes at Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge
Test the limits of your taste buds at the...

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Overview

Enjoy a welcome change of pace and discover a world you may not know exists in your own backyard. Day TripsĀ® describes hundreds of fascinating and exciting things to do, many free of charge and most within a two-hour drive of New Orleans.

Explore 23,000 acres of preserved swampland and marshes at Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge
Test the limits of your taste buds at the McIlhenny Company Tabasco Factory and Country Store
Blast off in a simulated shuttle flight at the John C. Stennis Space Center
Tour historic Plantation Country-then get a different view of the antebellum South at the River Road African-American Museum
Spend an afternoon at Grandmother's Buttons, a unique shop and museum with buttons dating back to the 1700s

Each Day Trip Includes:
Travel directions
Destination highlights
Other places to visit along the way
Choice restaurants and lodging (including price ranges)
Shopping

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762729753
  • Publisher: GPP Travel
  • Publication date: 1/28/2005
  • Series: Day Trips Series
  • Edition description: Second edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 956,625
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.56 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Meet the Author

James Gaffney has been writing about New Orleans for some 20 years, both for the Times-Picayune and other publications. He is coauthor of The Insiders' Guide to New Orleans (Globe Pequot).

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Table of Contents

(1) Acknowledgements (2) Preface (3) Travel Tips (4) Using This Travel Guide (5) North: Day Trips 1-5 (6) East: Day Trips 1-5 (7) Southeast: Day Trips 1-2 (8) South: Day Trips 1-2
(9) Southwest: Day Trips 1-2 (10) West: Day Trips 1-7 (11) Northwest: Day Trips 1-2

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2009

    Not Worth the Money

    This was written pre-Katrina and doesn't seem to apply to what's currently still on in the area. I'm sorry I wasted my money on it. I lost a whole day trying to find the sites it mentioned between New Orleans and Gulfport, MS.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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