Welcome to the Big Easy!
New Orleans is one of the world’s most fascinating cities. Steeped in a history of influences from Europe, the Caribbean, Africa and beyond, it’s brilliant mosaic of culture, food and music. You’ll find brimming bowls of gumbo, late nights in jazz clubs, strolls through historic neighborhoods and tantalizing festivals throughout the year. Come down and experience one of America’s most culturally and historically rich destinations.
“Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez” ~ Let the Good Times Roll!
After check in we’ll meet on Bourbon Street for a quick orientation tour of the French Quarter. We’ll pass several famous restaurants and perhaps make a stop or two along the way. The ACME Oyster House, who recently hosted Adam Richman of Man vs. Food for their Oyster Challenge. Hungry?…You’ll have 60 minutes to eat 15 dozen, that’s 180, oysters on the half shell. Only 150 people have ever even tried to slide through this challenge. Are you up for it?
We’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a Huge Ass Beer, or continue walking down Bourbon St to Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop, one of the oldest buildings in New Orleans, and one of the oldest bars in the United States. Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop is home to, in my opinion, the BEST Hurricane in New Orleans!
We’ll walk through Jackson Square to Café Du Monde and along the great Mississippi River before heading back to Bourbon Street.
Don’t forget your beads…
I Gaaa-ron-teee you’ll need them.
We’ll enjoy Great FOOD!
The Acme Oyster House, a true New Orleans original. Acme has made a name for itself in a city famous for its incredible culinary traditions. The fact that locals and tourists line up to satisfy their cravings for our New Orleans style seafood says a lot about the quality of food we’ve been serving since 1910.
It’s quality you can taste in the fresh, hand-shucked Louisiana oysters. Whether served ice cold on the half shell, chargrilled and sizzling in garlic butter or fried to golden perfection, Acme oysters are some of the best you’ll ever have.
And it’s not just the oysters, we’re serving all of the New Orleans classics like red beans and rice, seafood gumbo, jambalaya and more, all seasoned to perfection and served with a smile. So pull up a chair, take in the history and soak up the flavor.
We’ll Visit The Abita Brewery
Tasting Room & Tour
The Tasting Room is where all tours of the Abita Brewery begin and end. Pass through the ornamental iron gates into the gas lit courtyard garden. Inside the French doors you can take a seat at the 24 foot polished mahogany bar and enjoy samples of almost every Abita Beer. View Abita-inspired art and shop for Abita Beer merchandise.
We’ll visit Cooter Brown’s
2010 Best Of New Orleans – Gambit Magazine
- 1st place – Best Sports Bar
- 2nd place – Best Beer Selection
Since 1977, Cooter Brown’s has been a popular watering hole, grill and oyster bar. Celebrity Hall Of Foam and Beersoleum - come have a beer with over 100 of your all-time favorite deceased celebrities.
Located in the historic Riverbend section of Uptown New Orleans, Cooter Brown’s proudly serves over 400 brands of domestic and imported bottled beers. Offering 40 different beers on tap at the front bar and 20 beers on tap at the back bar (which is open during the weekend for games).