The oldest neighborhood of the city. Now designated as a National Historic Landmark.
- Jackson Square
- Bourbon street
- Cafe du Monde: "Cafe of the World" in French, located in French Quarter. Try out the famous beignets, but be prepared for the long waiting line.
- Po'boys: sandwich
- Acme Oyster House: http://www.yelp.com/biz/acme-oyster-house-new-orleans
- Gumbo Shop: http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/57/620860/restaurant/French-Quarter/Gumbo-Shop-New-Orleans
- outdoor seating: http://www.yelp.com/biz/caf%C3%A9-amelie-new-orleans-2
- http://www.yelp.com/biz/js-seafood-dock-new-orleans#query:Boiled%20Crawfish Sunday Brunch: http://www.yelp.com/biz/elizabeths-restaurant-new-orleans#query:Sunday%20Brunch
- Houmas House and Gardens http://www.houmashouse.com
- Laura plantation: http://www.lauraplantation.com
- Whitney Plantation
- Oak Alley Plantation
Take a boat ride in the swamp, see how many alligators can you spot. There are a few options, check out their schedule and plan ahead.
- Honey Island Swamp Tours http://www.honeyislandswamp.com/tour_info.html
- Cajun Pride Swamp Tours
- Chalmette Battlefield & National Cemetery
- what to read: war of 1812
- Barataria Preserve
Preservation hall jazz: if you are interested in Jazz music: http://www.preservationhall.com/hall