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5 Things to See in New Orleans Besides Katy Perry

We’re giving you the chance to see Katy Perry on her 2014 Prismatic Tour live in New Orleans with airfare, hotel and $500 spending money.

But we want to experience all that the Big Easy has to offer, besides Katy Perry. So, here are some fun things to see and do in one of the world’s most fascinating cities.

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Getty Images/Rusty Costanza



New Orleans is the Festival Capital of the World. All year long, you’ll find festivals celebrating all the fun things the city is famous for.

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Getty Images/Chris Graythen

The Food


You can sample the delicious and tasty food at any of the local restaurants. You have to try the world-famous Gumbo along with Jambalaya and Red Rice and Beans. Save room  for the iconic dessert called Beignets, which is dough fried then covered with mounds of powdered sugar.



Learn all about the history of NOLA. There are also museums featuring art, the city, religion and more. You can also find out everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Mardi Gras.

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Getty Images/Mario Tama

Family Fun Activities


The New Orleans Zoo and Aquarium are constantly ranked among the best in the U.S and they’re just a few of the family-themed adventures you can have.

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Getty Images/Rob Carr

The French Quarter


Make sure you leave yourself plenty of time to soak up the sights and sounds of The French Quarter including the world famous Bourbon Street. You can shop, dine at a restaurant specializing in French Creole Cuisine and step into a club for authentic New Orleans Music.


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