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Best things to do in New Orleans

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

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“City Park is as magical and unique as the city of New Orleans. The 1,300-acre outdoor oasis has enchanted New Orleanians since 1854, making it one of the nation’s oldest urban parks. Each year, millions of visitors stroll under the same historic oaks and picturesque moss canopies that served as the backdrop for dances, concerts and even gentlemanly duels or “affaires d’honneur” for generations.Today’s City Park offers something for everyone. Stop and smell the roses in the Botanical Garden. Enjoy art in the open-air Besthoff Sculpture Garden. Stroll through the sprawling green space or get active on the park’s biking, jogging, and walking paths. Practice your serve on one of 26 tennis courts”
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“Est. 1853, the 1300-acre park features the New Orleans Museum of Art, botanical gardens, amusement park with a 100+ year old wooden carousel, and countless other attractions. Accessible by streetcar.”
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