Sprinkled with lazing loungers, surrounded by sketch artists, fortune-tellers and traveling showmen and watched over by cathedrals,...
The closest thing to an authentic steamboat running out of New Orleans today, the Natchez is steam-powered and has a bona fide calliope...
The former seat of government in colonial Louisiana now serves as the gateway to exploring the history of the state in general, and New...
Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré
Going strong since 1916, Le Petit Théâtre is one of the oldest theater groups in the country. In its Jackson Sq home the troupe offers...
Café du Monde
Du Monde is overrated, but you're probably gonna go there, so here goes: the coffee is decent and the beignets (square, sugar-coated...
Lonely Planet review
This site really was a brewery once but, despite its proximity to boozy Bourbon St, the company failed, and the old brick structure was converted into a shopping mall. Jax has dozens of shops and eateries, most of them singing siren songs to unwary tourists. Proceed with caution or your next credit card statement will include charges for such items as Cajun golf clothing (?!), novelty ties, old-time photographic portraits and the like. However, if you’re looking for a crawfish T-shirt for your cool niece or a new pair of sunglasses, or are just in need of a bathroom break, come on by. There’s an ATM on the sidewalk.