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Best Shrimp and Grits in New Orleans | Delicious, Southern Fare

When it comes to Southern, soulful dining, there are few cities that can do it as good as New Orleans.  Whether it’s breakfast, lunch, or dinner, a variety of New Orleans restaurants know what it takes to craft a Southern, … Read More

St. Patrick’s Day Parades in New Orleans | Free, Family-Friendly

St. Patrick’s Day in New Orleans.  If you’ve been, you know.  When March 17 rolls around, New Orleans residents and visitors alike flood the streets of neighborhoods like the French Quarter for a day of drinking, merriment, and celebration in … Read More

Hottest Night Clubs in New Orleans | Dance, Live Music, and More

If you’re looking for a wild nightclub experience, you’ve definitely come to the right place if you’re in New Orleans.  From some of the country’s best bars on Bourbon Street to elegant clubs throughout Downtown, this area has no shortage … Read More

Restaurant Delivery in New Orleans | Pizza, Cheese Steaks, + More

So you’re out partying in New Orleans, then head home or back to the hotel and realize you’re starving.  Or maybe just want a great taste of some New Orleans dining without leaving the couch.  No worries.  You’ve got a … Read More

Best Mardi Gras Parades in New Orleans | Krewes, Floats, Bands

Ahh, Mardi Gras in New Orleans.  Does it get any better?  This year, you can bet the parades leading up to Mardi Gras on Fat Tuesday, February 21st will not only be plentiful, but bigger and better than ever.  When … Read More

Best Bars on Bourbon Street | Historic, Sports, Karaoke, + More!

Ahh, Bourbon Street.  This tiny, historic strip in the French Quarter is a cultural hub of New Orleans filled with everything from souvenir shops to some of the best bars in the country, great restaurants and, of course, Mardi Gras. … Read More

Best Places to Stay for Mardi Gras | Great Locations, Best Deals

If you’re looking to visit New Orleans for Mardi Gras on Tuesday, February 21, you’ve definitely got a wide variety of hotels, from the elegant and classy to comforting and affordable, to choose from.  This list will provide you with … Read More

History of Mardi Gras in New Orleans | Why do we Celebrate?

Sure, we all love to party during Mardi Gras, but sometimes it’s easy to forget why.  Over time, this citywide celebration has grown to be one of the most massive parties in the entire country and is definitely one you … Read More

Best Spring Break Destinations in the U.S. | Beaches, Hotels

When it comes to Spring Break vacations in this country of ours, there is definitely no shortage of great, warm locales where you can kick your feet up and relax.  They come in all shapes and sizes with each offering … Read More

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About Uptown New Orleans

Explore Uptown New Orleans

The neighborhood of Uptown New Orleans Louisiana is one of the most beautiful sections of the city. The area includes the Uptown New Orleans Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The main street in Uptown New Orleans Louisiana is St. Charles Avenue, a wide boulevard lined by majestic oak trees. In the center of the boulevard runs the charming St. Charles Trolley Line, providing scenic and delightful transportation to and from downtown. Cited as "the oldest continuously operating streetcar in the world," the trolley interiors are lavishly appointed in mahogany and brass. St. Charles Avenue is lined by lavish and historic southern mansions in antebellum design on spacious grounds. The Garden District features an amazing display of architecture from 1832 to 1900 and is thought to be "one of the best preserved collections of historic southern mansions in the US." Loyola and Tulane Universities are situated along the trolley route, together with the lush Audubon Park, home to Audubon Zoological Gardens. You'll see exquisite bed and breakfast inns and the Isidore Newman House, an historic landmark of Romanesque architecture. Parallel to St. Charles Avenue is the six-mile Magazine Street shopping district. Uptown New Orleans Louisiana's Magazine Street is best explored on foot, and the streetcar gives you easy access from downtown. Magazine Street is as lively as the French Quarter with a wide range of eateries and cuisines, outdoor cafes, antique stores, arts and crafts and specialty shops, trendy boutiques, art galleries, and coffee houses. By night, the funky club scene features some of the best in local live music performances.