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Event Coverage What to do in New Orleans 3/19 - 3/23???

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by atch, Feb 13, 2018.

  1. atch
    Joined: Sep 3, 2002
    Posts: 3,846


    Preferably hot rod related, but Sherry will be with me so any suggestions of what we should see or do is appreciated.

    Neither of us have ever been to the Big Easy before; only know what we've seen on TV or in the movies.

    Our list of non-car related things on our to-do list includes, in no particular order:

    St. Louis Cathedral
    Jackson Square
    Chalmette Battlefield (the Battle of New Orleans site)
    taking a riverboat cruise (dinner cruise???)
    drive across Lake Ponchartrain
    tour at least one plantation mansion
    ride the Algiers Ferry over to Algiers Point
    visit one of the old cemeteries
    walk around the French Market
    drive around the Superdome
    eating beignets at Café Du Monde
    having breakfast at Mother's
    eating at Antoine's
    drinking a hurricane at Pat O'Brien's (well; Sherry will; I won't)
    find a H-D dealership to get a tee shirt

    As you can see there are no car related events on our schedule 'cause we know absolutely nothing about them. Most of the above list was gleaned from friends and/or the web.

    We'll be staying at the Bourbon Orleans Hotel right in the middle of the French Quarter, so we'll be walking or riding the trolley cars to a lot of these places.

    Any additional suggestions will be most appreciated, as will comments or suggestions regarding the items on our list.

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  2. atch
    Joined: Sep 3, 2002
    Posts: 3,846


    Maybe someone on the weekend crew will see this...
  3. rocky larocca
    Joined: Jun 30, 2010
    Posts: 617

    rocky larocca

    hey bro theyre are some local cruise nites -on the weekends -- boy your on bothside of missing some there is a frostop on clearview - in metarie 3rd sat--- theres a harley dealer on hwy 61 airline hwy--just be alert when in the french 1/4 -- dont stray off the main drags at nite try to pm me get u my number--rocky
  4. H380
    Joined: Sep 20, 2015
    Posts: 300

    from Louisiana

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  5. Daddy_O
    Joined: Sep 5, 2007
    Posts: 313


    ^^^^ X2 on the WWII Museum Many vintage planes
    Have a muffuletta sandwich at Central Grocery (down the street from Café DuMonde)
    Take a ride on St. Charles Street car/trolley, lots've good corner restaurants along the route
    Red beans and rice at The Gumbo Shop (red beans and rice anywhere, won't find a bad restaurant)
    Listen to some jazz at any number of places on Bourbon Street
    Tour the Super Dome (if you have time to kill)
    Stay away from the street beggars/hustlers
  6. atch
    Joined: Sep 3, 2002
    Posts: 3,846


    Thanx, folks. Anything else?

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