New Orleans: Bayous & The Big Easy

2015 Prices From $3,090 for 8 Days - Tauck World Discovery

Stories by Ken Burns The vibrant culture of the Crescent City, Acadian and Creole influences, and Stories by Ken Burns enrich Tauck's inspiring 8-day French Louisiana and New Orleans tour – filled with Tauck Exclusives like an authentic Cajun "Bal de Maison" house party; a private demonstration and lunch at the New Orleans School of Cooking; a private streetcar tour along Canal Street and St. Charles Avenue; environmental insights on a field trip to the Lower 9th Ward with community organizers; a private jazz experience at Preservation Hall; and a farewell jazz reception and dinner at Arnaud's! Ride a horse-drawn carriage through the French Quarter... stay at the Hotel Monteleone and The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans... dine at world-famous Brennan's... visit Mardi Gras World with a Carnival insider... explore New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park... immerse yourself in Acadian life at Vermilionville... dig into a traditional Cajun dinner in the "Crawfish Capital of the World" and much more!


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  1. Day 1

    Welcome to the Big Easy!



    Day 2

    Cookin', lookin' and listenin' in the French Quarter


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    Day 3

    New Orleans, naturally... and the hometown of jazz


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    Day 4

    Acadiana... in the land of the "Cajuns"


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    Day 5

    Cajun culture on the bayou, Jefferson Island & Breaux Bridge


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    Day 6

    Into Atchafalaya Basin... and back to the Big Easy


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    Day 7

    A private streetcar, the National WWII Museum & more in New Orleans


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    Day 8

    Goodbye, New Orleans



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