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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

Signature City New Orleans: America's City of History, Culture and Celebration

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Program #1475RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
New Orleans beckons with three centuries of history and culture. Become immersed in this rich heritage as expert instructors lead you on an exploration of the city’s architectural styles, literary heroes, political figures, music and food. Learn about festivals that are both self-expression and a celebration of life, from Mardi Gras to Jazz Fest. Take field trips to Lake Pontchartrain, the French Quarter, the Garden District, the Mississippi River, Congo Square and the Treme area. Enjoy the New Orleans Museum of Art and the amazing Sculpture Garden.


Highlights

• Hear a musical performance at the Jazz National Park Museum and venture into the French Quarter to visit the Mardi Gras Museum.
• Admire historic New Orleans homes as you ride along historic St. Charles Avenue and walk into the Garden District.
• Learn the tricks of Cajun and Creole cooking at a popular culinary arts school, complete with recipes for you to take home.

Program Notes

You may enjoy a comparable educational program with upgraded accommodations in the heart of the French Quarter, "Signature City New Orleans: An Unforgettable City of Mystery and Intrigue" (#2856) or a more active, small group program, “Out and About in New Orleans: Jazz, Jambalaya and Joie de Vivre” (#21665).

Activity Notes

Moderate walking up to eight blocks, flat terrain.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
4 Performances

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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