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With so many great music clubs in the French Quarter, we had to create three parts for this blog series. You can read part one here and part two here. Now, let's finish up the list and look at a few more excellent music clubs found in the French Quarter.

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop - 941 Bourbon Street

Dating all the way back to the 1720s, this building is a great choice for a night out on the town. It's filled with history and offers an excellent spot for live music. You'll enjoy plenty of fun here and the bar stays open into the early morning hours.

The Davenport Lounge - 921 Canal Street

Found inside The Ritz-Carlton, this upscale lounge offers a great spot for jazz music. Enjoy live jazz all night long with plenty of refined cocktails

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With so many great music clubs throughout the French Quarter, this is actually part two of a three-part blog series. You can find part one here and continue to part three at the bottom of this post. Here's a look at more of the excellent music clubs found in the French Quarter.

Carousel Bar - 214 Royal Street

Found in Hotel Mantellone, the Carousel Bar & Lounge is a unique spot to enjoy. The Carousel offers a merry-go-round bar and it has been revolving since 1949. The bar is one of the most popular among locals and they even offer live jazz music weekly.

Steamboat Natchez - 1 Toulouse Street

This classic Mississippi riverboat sails out three times daily from the French Quarter. You'll enjoy traditional New Orleans jazz music and if you

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New Orleans is known for the music. It's found all throughout the city with several music clubs featuring everything from country music to jazz to pop and more. While most of the music in the French Quarter will be jazz, there are several other types of music you will also find here.

The French Quarter is filled with music clubs you can enjoy. Here's a look at some of the best choices throughout the French Quarter.

Pat O'Brien's - 718 St. Peter Street

Many call this Pat O's and it's one of the most popular places in the French Quarter. While it's known for the Hurricane, the piano lounge offers plenty of great music.

Preservation Hall - 726 St. Peter Street

Another music club found on St. Peter Street, Preservation Hall offers a great

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The French Quarter is one of the most iconic neighborhoods in New Orleans. It's well-known all across the county and many come to see the amazing 19th century architecture, along with many other attractions.

Whether you're new to the city or you're just visiting, taking a tour of the French Quarter should be on your list. There are several ways to tour this very historic and vibrant area of the city. With about 100 total blocks to see, you may need multiple tours to see it all. Here's a look at some of the fun tours you can take throughout the French Quarter.

American Photo Safari Tours

A tour company offering a photography class on the tour is what the American Photo Safari Tours are known for. This tour will include plenty of fun and

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The French Quarter is one of the most famous neighborhoods in the entire country. History here dates back more than three centuries and the architecture is a massive part of the history. From restored Creole cottages to preserved American townhomes, there’s something here for everybody to enjoy.

Three types of architecture dominate the buildings in the French Quarter including, Creole townhouse, shotgun and American townhouse. Here's what you'll find as you explore the architecture of the French Quarter.

Architectural History of the French Quarter

The Creole cottages were built between 1790 and 1850, in most cases. These cottages are not the oldest buildings in the neighborhood, however. The Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop, which is the oldest bar

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Known as one of the most unique events in New Orleans, the French Quarter Festival features great food, excellent music and plenty of fun. It's an event showing off the best of New Orleans and will be held from April 12th to 15th this year.

The Largest Free Music Festival in Louisiana


The French Quarter Festival is known as the largest free music festival in the state and one of the largest in the country. More than 12 stages will be set up with music ranging from jazz to funk to rock to Cajun and so much more. The three day event will be filled with incredible musical acts taking the stage and putting on a great show.

The Music

With plenty of performances scheduled throughout the event, there's something for just about everybody. Discover

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You're ready to buy a vacation home and you have a list of locations on your mind. Is New Orleans on that list? Are you finding the typical destinations, such as California and Florida are simply too expensive? The French Quarter neighborhood  in New Orleans may provide the perfect answer.

With a home in the French Quarter, you'll gain access to one of the oldest historic neighborhoods in the country. It's a great place for dining, shopping, events and so much more. If you've visited New Orleans and you love the city, this could be the perfect place to go for regular vacations.

Hotels in the French Quarter are Expensive


Vacationing to New Orleans can be very expensive, if you want to stay in the French Quarter. While some short-term vacation

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The French Quarter neighborhood is by far the most recognizable and most popular in New Orleans. It's filled with places to eat, entertainment venues, bars, nightlife and, of course, great shopping. Here's a quick look at some of the best places to shop in the French Quarter.

Canal Place

Found at 333 Canal Street, the shopping at Canal Place is some of the best in the entire city. The Shops at Canal Place offer a number of very exclusive and upscale options. The Westin New Orleans Canal Place is found here, as well, and offers some of the most amazing views of the river, great dining options and so much more.

Some of the incredible shops found here include:

  •          Anthropologie
  •          Brooks Brothers
  •          Francesca's
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The French Quarter houses some of the best New Orleans restaurants. Since there are so many of them, it requires more than just one post. Here's a look at the top French Quarter restaurants found on Royal Street.

Brennan's - 417 Royal Street

A more formal type of restaurant, Brennan's serves Breakfast, Lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch. They are known for the Creole, Seafood and Local cuisine. They also offer gluten-free options.

Brennan's offers an old-world charm throughout the dining rooms, along with plenty of history. It's an experience every local should have at least once and visitors should have high on their list.

Mr. B's Bistro - 201 Royal Street

Serving lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch, Mr. B's offers Contemporary and Cajun

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With some of the best restaurants in the world found in the French Quarter, it's impossible to list them all. We have created multiple lists, by street name, to make it easier to find the top restaurants in the French Quarter. Here are all the best choices found on St. Louis Street.

Antoine's - 713 St. Louis Street

A dressy spot with plenty to offer, this world-renowned restaurant is one of the best in the French Quarter. Antoine's has been around since 1840 and always been the standard when it comes to Creole and French food. They serve dinner and Sunday brunch.

The Rib Room - 621 St. Louis Street


While visitors love The Rib Room, it's also a very popular place for locals. They serve great prime rib and they are known for very large

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