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New Orleans Trip

Cruising by Rail, LTD. has run many an excursion to New Orleans, Louisiana just for your fun. Call it a Big Easy Christmas shopping trip; Mardi Gras fun time; or just an excuse to get away. Spend time in the French Quarter; have café au lait and beignets at Café du Monde; ride the streetcars or the steamboat or win big at the casino. Enjoy the Christmas tour through the fabulous garden district. Dancing at MULATES to the Zydeco band or fine dining at the Commanders Palace any night you want to go. Just have a good time. Christmas season tours of historic homes in the beautiful garden district will be a popular daytime event. The Mardi Gras parades happen daytime and night and are a real treat. We also make this trip during non festival times and still find plenty to see and do. The cars will be parked at Union Station with easy public transportation to everywhere.


Train backing into the New Orleans Station. Best beignets in the world! Travelers dressed for the evening. Group photo outside New Orleans Station.
       
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Historic streetcars still running in New Orleans. The Huey P. Long bridge over the Mississippi River at New Orleans. "Jane Marie" and "Vista Canyon" ready for the trip to New Orleans. Travelers getting into the Mardi Gras spirit.
       
Happy Hour! Results of Happy Hour. Paddlewheel riverboat to cruise the Mississippi River. Private cars parked at New Orleans Station.
       
Big plans underway for tomorrow's adventures. Riding the historic streetcars in New Orleans. St. Louis Cathedral. Tour by horse and buggy.