NOLA Insider Guide New Orleans Tourist Information
The City That Care Forgot, But You Won't!
Welcome to NOLA Insider Guide! This is your one stop website for New Orleans tourist information. I am Leonard Smith III and my story started over 50+ years ago in this great city. Yes, this is
where it all started, the city where I was born and raised.
St. Louis Cathedral at Jackson Square, New Orleans
What a great
city to grow up in with so much to do. Let's fast forward to August
2005 and the arrival of Hurricane Katrina,
one of the deadliest hurricanes in US history. This catastrophic
disaster changed the landscape of New Orleans forever. Some say for
good, some say for bad, but what is important is that New Orleans is still here
and the hospitality of the people of NOLA awaits you. Because I
am an insider, I am here to point you in the right direction to make
the best of your visit, be it one day or one week.
I created this website for those of us who have relocated to other parts
of the country post Katrina, others who are visiting this great city
for the first time, and our beloved visitors who keep New Orleans as
their frequent travel destination. As I can also be considered “a
tourist in my own hometown,” I visit as often as I can and have the
wonderful opportunity to become a tourist. Always on a quest to find the
best restaurants,hotels,shopping and places to go. I and a team of other New Orleanians (who I have hand picked) will share with you
visits, reviews, where to go, who to see, and what to do in New Orleans from an "insider's point of view!"
Brennan's Restaurant in New Orleans French Quarter
New Orleans tourism is
constantly on the upswing, as it should be in this beautiful,
picturesque, exciting city of Louisiana. If you have New Orleans on your
list of places to visit, but you don’t have a large budget to deal
with, you should know that there are many things you can do in New
Orleans that are inexpensive or even free!
What can NOLA Insider Guide offer that is free to a visitor in town?
Surprisingly, there is quite a lot to do that will cost you next to
nothing! Just sit down in Jackson Square and watch the interesting
sights go by, for one. Take at a look at the artists displaying their
works and enjoy the music of the street musicians around the French Quarter. Buy a cup of coffee at Cafe du Monde and take-in all the sights around you. There are also free festivals
you can join in depending upon what time of year that you visit. Of course, there is Mardi Gras, "the largest free show on earth," The French Quarter Festival and the Satchmo Festival are big music events that are free. Many clubs on Frenchman
Street do not charge a cover, so come on in and listen to music and
dance the night away for free. You can view the amazing architecture this
city has to offer and take a free downtown walking tour.
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You can view NOLA Insider Guide on your mobile devices to stay in touch with all the happenings in the "Crescent City." As the locals say
“Laissez Les Bon Temp Rouler” - “Let the Good Times Roll!” and welcome
to New Orleans!