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Best things to do this winter in New Orleans

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Top 5 must do activities during your Nola winter vacation by:  Jerf  “the holiday” Benson   For most, winter is a dreaded and long plague of ice and cold… Your skin turns pale, you start listening to sad emo music that you enjoyed as a teenager, you look out the window at the pretty snow…

Best things to do in New Orleans this September

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September in New Orleans by Jeffrey Chitek Summer is over.  You spent the last month squeezing the blood out of it, trying to make your August count.  Falling in love, swimming in the lake, late night stories by the fire swatting mosquitos, walking outside in your underwear to get the mail….the iconic seasonal past-times.  Maybe…

New Orleans Bachelor/ Bachelorette Party Planning

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Bachelor / Bachelorette Party Planning by Jeffrey Chitek   They can be spotted from a half mile away…a loud faceless herd of matching t-shirts and corny genitalia themed regalia…out of place, probably uncomfortable if it weren’t for the mass consumption of Coors Light and colorful shots.  Vacationing bachelor/ bachelorette parties…some find them unbearable.. but I…

New Orleans Alligator Tours

Baby Alligators are back out sunning themselves! It’s spring and the baby alligators are back out to enjoy some sunshine!   We tour past them with our kayaks and can get up pretty close without motors.  Some stunning footage of these reptiles as they sun themselves on a fallen cypress tree.

Best things to do this January in New Orleans

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Wintertime fun in New Orleans   Nothing is as satisfying as a hot bowl of Vietnamese soup, known as Pho (pronound “fuh”), on cool damp January days in New Orleans. If you’ve ever had pho, you know that this soup is both light and nutritious, served in portions large enough to be a main course for breakfast, lunch,…

Best places to visit during your New Orleans convention

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Best activities near your New Orleans convention.   The warehouse district of New Orleans is one of the cities hidden gems. I mean it’s not actually hidden but overlooked as an attraction with most of the tourism traffic focused to the French Quarter. During your next New Orleans convention, change it up a bit and…

FREE Bayou St. John Kayak Cleanup

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CLEAN UP ON AISLE BAYOU!   New Orleans Kayak Swamp Tours has decided to inspire eco-heros!  Join us as we scour the Bayou St. John to round up the wildlife killer culprits; plastic straws, bags, fishing line, & beer cans.  Give back and get that good feeling.   COST: Free – $5/ if your feeling super…

FREE SWAMP TOUR CLEAN UP & PIZZA PARTY

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CLEAN UP ON AISLE SWAMP!   New Orleans Kayak Swamp Tours has recently adopted a mile stretch of swamp-front highway along the beautiful Manchac Greenway in LaPlace.  The goal is to clean up the trash and debris along our adopted section of roadway before it has negative environmental impacts on the area (ie birds choking…

Best day trips from New Orleans

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Best things to do within a short drive from New Orleans. by Jeffrey Chitek   1. Clark Creek Natural Area/ Tunica Falls Louisiana, especially around the Greater New Orleans area is flat…very flat.  We have many iconic and beautiful swamps, wetlands and marshes to explore by boat, but the prospect of a hike across dry…