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New Orleans City to Swamp
40's - 50's and 60's Singles Getaway Vacations

February 4 - 8, 2015
$975

Come and experience one of America's most culturally and historically rich destinations on our New Orleans singles getaway vacation. Hear the jazz and blues music, taste the gumbo, stroll through the historic French Quarter, ride a Paddlewheeler, all while enjoying the company of other singles and solo travelers.
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New Orleans Singles Weekend Itinerary

New Orleans french quarterVacation Day 1 - Arrive New Orleans 
Arrive at New Orleans Airport, we suggest taking a shuttle to the groups' hotel, the Hampton Inn New Orleans Downtown. You can arrive early and spend the day exploring. Meet your New Orleans tour leader at 7:00pm for a meet and greet and to walk to dinner.

 

Vacation Day 2: New Orleans City Tour - Steamboat Cruise

Put on your walking shoes this morning as we will follow in the footsteps of historic figures. Stroll along the Mighty Mississippi, through the French Market and Jackson Square, then down by the quaint streets named for past saints and sinners. Learn about the Creoles that founded the city in 1718. See the old Quarter come to life as our guide explains its secrets the architecture, courtyards, gardens, food, music, and art.

New Orleans Steamboat NatchezNext we board the historic Steamboat Natchez for a cruise on the Mississippi River. Enjoy a Creole buffet lunch and Steam Calliope Concert onboard. Our two hour cruise will take us back to a time when cotton was king and life was as slow and graceful as the current on the Mississippi River. Tour the historic Steam Engine Room and learn how steam powers the engines work.
Tonight join your guide at dinner (not included) and then take a walk in the French Quarter, listen to some jazz and enjoy the evening.

New Orleans Swamp tourVacation Day 3:  New Orleans City Tour - Swamp Tour

This morning we will take a fascinating boat trip into the Louisiana Swamps & Bayous. Experience the timeless beauty of South Louisiana in a custom built swamp boat through as we ride through part of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park - Barataria Preserve. Native guides will reveal to us the mysteries of the swamps and bayous and the Cajun "joie de vivre". We will observe the nesting grounds of alligators, egrets, raccoons, nutria, and many species of snakes.

New Orleans Jazz MusciciansThis afternoon we drive around the different New Orleans neighborhoods Visit one of New Orleans's historic cemeteries, referred to as "Cities of the Dead" and learn about this unique above ground burial system. Marvel at stories of voodoo and Jean Lafitte and his band of pirates. View the longest bridge over water in the world. Follow the path of the St. Charles Avenue streetcar, the oldest continuously operating passenger railway system in the world (until Hurricane Katrina). See the homes of former Kings and Queens of Mardi Gras, stately mansions and the world-famous, exclusive Garden District. 

Time to relax before meeting your guide for this evenings activities.

Vacation Day 4: New Orleans - Day at Leisure
New Orleans CarriageFree time to explore Bourbon Street and the French Quarter, until we gather tonight for dinner. South Louisiana is known for plantation homes take an optional tour and get a feel for the Antebellum South as you look out over rows of oak trees to the Mississippi river from the porch of a plantation home. The architecture and beauty of these homes alone is impressive – the stories that go with them are even better. 

Another option - We visit the World War II Museum (the #1 Thing to Do in NOLA) this morning. The museum's atrium has aircraft and other items suspended from the ceiling. The building is several stories high and is filled with displays, artifacts, taped testimonials and hundreds of pictures depicting the road to war, the preparation for battle, D-Day and Hitler's defeat.

Vacation Day 5: Depart New Orleans
At noon the New Orleans singles weekend comes to an end. It is time to say goodbye to all your travel friends and transfer to the airport for your flights home.

New Orleans Getaway Singles Vacation

 
February 4 - February 8, 2015


Price: $975*


Singles Getaway Vacation Includes
* 4 Nights Accommodations
* Breakfast Daily - 1 Lunch - 1 Dinner

* New Orleans Tour Leader/Guide

* Guided Tours, Activities and Admissions per itinerary
* All Taxes and Surcharges

 

*The price per person is for a double room. Best Single Travel provides free roommate matching on all our vacations, so there is never a need to pay a "single supplement". If you wish to room alone it is an additional $500

Not Included

* Airfare

* Airport Shuttle - Click Here for Airport Shuttle

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