Insiders' Guide to New Orleans

Insiders' Guide to New Orleans

by Becky Retz, James Gaffney

Paperback(3RD)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762734566
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2005
Series: Insiders' Guide Series
Edition description: 3RD
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

Becky Retz, a staff writer with New Orleans' Times-Picayune and a native of the Big Easy, specializes in travel writing.

James Gaffney, also a writer for the Times-Picayune, travels around the globe but continues to call New Orleans his home.

Table of Contents

Prefacexxiii
Acknowledgmentsxxv
How to Use This Book1
Area Overview3
Getting Here, Getting Around9
History18
Hotels30
Bed-and-Breakfast Inns53
Restaurants62
Nightlife111
Shopping123
Attractions and Activities145
Kidstuff175
The Arts187
Annual Events and Festivals201
Mardi Gras214
Parks and Recreation221
Spectator Sports236
Day Trips243
Relocation268
Retirement277
Health Care and Wellness284
Education294
Media308
Worship314
Index318
About the Authors326
Directory of Maps
New Orleans and Surrounding Areaxix
Metropolitan New Orleansxx
Close-up of Metropolitan New Orleansxxi
The French Quarterxxii

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