Today, we will tour New Orleans. First, we will pass the Louisiana Superdome home to the New Orleans Saints. We will also learn about how the city has helped grow the healthcare industry. In the Carrollton district, we will see the campus of Xavier University. Then we will follow the path of the St. Charles Avenue Streetcar. Then, we will visit the Garden District to see the homes of former kings and queens of Mardi Gras. After that, we will visit the campuses of Tulane University and Loyola University, across from Audubon Park. Later, we will travel through the Warehouse District, the Arts District and the Central Business District before returning to the French Quarter.
The city known as the "Big Easy" is most famous for its colorful and exciting Mardi Gras celebration. Visitors will marvel at its distinctive Cajun culture and cuisine that is unlike anything else in the world.
Louisiana Superdome, often referred to simply as the Superdome, is a domed sports and exhibition venue located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
Opened in 1925, this university is the only historically black, Roman Catholic higher education institute in the United States. After Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans, many students and faculty from XULA volunteered for the relief effort.
This major thoroughfare in New Orleans is famous for the exquisite mansions that line the street in the city's Uptown area. It extends downtown into the New Orleans Central Business District.
Originally founded as the Medical College of Louisiana to fight the spread of smallpox and other diseases, Tulane is one of New Orleans' premier private research institutions. It's mascot is the Green Wave and it is in Uptown New Orleans.
Once, the area of New Orleans' Garden District was covered exclusively by plantations. Because of its many affluent mansions and historic houses, it is on the National Register of Historic Places.
The National WWII Museum, formerly known as the D-Day Museum, is a military history museum located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, on Andrew Higgins Drive between Camp Street and Magazine Street. The museum focuses on the contribution made by the United States to Allied victory in World War II.
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