Frommer's Portable New Orleans

Frommer's Portable New Orleans

by Mary Herczog

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470194058
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/29/2008
Series: Frommer's Portable Series , #165
Pages: 203
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Some of Mary Herczog’s work, many of her dearest friends, and all of her heart is in New Orleans. She is honored to be the long-time author of Frommer’s New Orleans. Her other titles include Frommer’s Las Vegas, Los Angeles for Dummies, Las Vegas for Dummies, and California for Dummies. When she’s not writing for Frommer’s she works in the film industry. She and her husband co-own a house with some friends in Bayou St. John, and now they know something about mold eradication and roof repair.

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Table of Contents

List of Mapsv
1Planning Your Trip to New Orleans1
1Visitor Information1
2Money1
3When to Go2
New Orleans Calendar of Events3
4Planning a Visit for Mardi Gras or Jazz Fest8
5Tips for Travelers with Special Needs15
6Getting There17
2Getting to Know New Orleans18
1Orientation18
The Neighborhoods in Brief19
2Getting Around23
Fast Facts: New Orleans26
3Where to Stay29
1The French Quarter32
2The Faubourg Marigny46
3Mid-City/Esplanade48
4Central Business District (CBD)51
5Uptown/The Garden District60
4Where to Dine67
1The French Quarter67
2The Faubourg Marigny86
3Mid-City/Esplanade88
4Central Business District (CBD)92
5Uptown/The Garden District99
6Coffee, Tea & Sweets106
5Sights to See & Places to Be108
1The French Quarter108
2Outside the French Quarter120
3Parks & Gardens129
4Especially for Kids131
5Organized Tours132
6Gambling134
7The Top Nearby Plantations134
8A Side Trip to Cajun Country135
6Shopping141
1Major Hunting Grounds141
2Shopping A to Z142
7New Orleans After Dark154
1Jazz & Blues Clubs155
2Cajun & Zydeco Joints162
3Rhythm, Rock & the Rest of the Music Scene162
4The Bar Scene166
Pat O'Brien's & the Mighty Hurricane168
5Gay Nightlife172
Index175
General Index175
Restaurant Index179

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