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Favorite Spots in My Favorite Place: New Orleans
Here are some of my favorite things to do, eat, and drink in one of my favorite cities in the US! I'vevbeen here six times already, and have had fun finding my go-to spots. Let me know if you have any questions or if there's anywhere you'd recommend ...
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Dinner
 
Get a large hot smoked sausage
Domilise's Po-Boy & Bar
 
I love adding a side of onion rings
Charlie's Steak House
 
Ora King Salmon and the Coconut Buttercream Cake are so good
 
Turtle soup! Trust me!
Commander's Palace
 
The best fried chicken in New Orleans, seriously!!
Willie Mae's Scotch House
Bars
 
San Francisco Pisco Punch is my go-to drink
Bar Tonique
 
The atmosphere is very cool. Safe to say you probably haven't been somewhere like this!
Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar
 
The best frozen cocktails, perfect for a hot day
Manolito
 
Old time bar with a luxurious feel
French 75 Bar
Dessert
 
I love stopping in for a cupcake
Bittersweet Confections
 
I know I know, everyone knows about this place! It's the only place I get beignets from
Café Du Monde
 
You'll want to try all the flavors, there are some very creative ones
The Creole Creamery: Home
(Br)(L)unch
 
Great cocktails and make sure to get the tater tots
Cavan: Uptown Restaurant And Bar | New Orleans, LA
 
Everything donut is unreal
Compère Lapin
 
Awesome brunch buffet, don't miss it!
Li'l Dizzy's Cafe
 
Make sure to get the Aebleskivers (Danish pancake balls)
Toast New Orleans
 
you gotta get the po'boy here- a must when in New Oreans
Parkway Bakery & Tavern
Hotels
 
I always love Ace Hotels. This one has a rooftop bar and pool. Worth it
Ace Hotel New Orleans
 
18 rooms with a beautiful courtyard. Love that each room is unique
Henry Howard Hotel
 
I love the location and interior design of this hotel, pretty reasonable rates too!
Kimpton Hotel Fontenot: Hotel in Downtown New Orleans
Things to Do
 
Amazing collection, definitely worth a visit
New Orleans Museum of Art
 
Rent a bike and cruise around, super fun area to explore
Lafitte Greenway
 
For my fellow Jazz lovers, make sure to go here!
New Orleans Jazz Museum
 
My favorite thing to do, music and being on the water!
Creole Queen Jazz Cruise
 
This tour is a fun way to learn more about the city. there are tons of great tours in the city, but this is my favorite I've done
Saints and Sinners - New Orleans Tours
Guidebooks and YouTube to Prep!
 
I love all of their field guides, this has guided me to a lot of my favorite spots in the city. And it's small and portable!
Wildsam Field Guides: New Orleans: 2nd Edition
 
Can never go wrong with Fodors
Fodor's New Orleans Travel Guide - Expert Picks for your Vacation
 
I love most things Bon Appetit, this is a fun video that'll get you super excited for po'boys
A Day Making The Most Famous Sandwiches in New Orleans | On The Line | Bon Appétit
 
learn a bit about the architecture and history before you get there!
New Orleans Architecture 101: Creole Cottages, Shotgun Homes and Townhouses of the French Quarter