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Natchez Steamboat features full-service catering from the on-board galley and is docked at the back of JAX Brewery. This three-decked stern-wheeler offers two cruises daily with narration by a professional guide. For your dining and listening pleasure, there is a cocktail bar, live jazz and an optional Creole buffet. Dinner prices are not included in the cost of admission. Children under three ride free. Reservations are required, so call to confirm schedule and prices.
Paddling along the Mississippi River is a great way to spend time in the city. Enjoying a buffet lunch while you glide along the river and take in the sights is the stuff of vacation dreams. The refreshing trip is bound to give you a considerable appreciation for the beauty of the area. Book your Paddlewheeler Creole Queen tickets and discover for yourself these scenic surroundings.
Mardi Gras World is where Mardi Gras is created. Here, you can catch the artists and builders of the world famous floats hard at work. There is a gift shop where you can buy Carnival memorabilia, so you can say you have seen Mardi Gras and have something to show for it. Mardi Gras World is a fun trip for children, as a chest full of costumes affords them the chance to dress in true Carnival style.
Royal Carriages offers entertaining and informative tours of New Orleans' historic French Quarter. Offering half hour and hour long tours for up to four people, carriage tours leave from Jackson Square daily from 8:30a to Midnight. Royal Carriages provides convention and guest services as well as services for weddings. This local family owned business will give you a great look at New Orleans' most famous and historic neighborhoods.
Located on the boundary of the French Quarter, Saint Louis Cemetery Number One is the oldest cemetery in the city. The above ground burial practices are typical of swampy New Orleans, where early settlers soon discovered that coffins buried in the ground would float to the surface after a hard rain. There are many ornate family tombs and vaults, but visitors to Saint Louis Cemetery Number One must be accompanied by a licensed tour guide or have a special pass issued for persons with loved ones or family members buried in the cemetery.
Whether you're a regular rum drinker or looking for an introduction to the classic spirit, Old New Orleans Rum Distillery is here to help. This fully functioning rum distillery in New Orleans's Ninth Ward is open for tours Monday through Saturday. The distillery's guided tour takes each visitor through every step of the distillation process before finishing the tour in the Old New Orleans Rum Distillery tasting room. Monday through Friday complimentary transportation is available from The Organic Banana in the French Market and from Huck Finn's on Decatur Street. Tour reservations are required if you plan to take advantage of the complimentary transportation.