10 things to do in New Orleans [Pictures]
Ravens fans are ready to rush New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII, emptying their pockets for tickets to the big game and scrambling for a seat on an available flight. With travel packages going for thousands of dollars, you'll want to make your stay in the Big Easy well worth it - that means seeing something beyond the inside of the multimillion-dollar refurbished Mercedes-Benz Superdome. We've come up with 10 things for Baltimore travelers to see and do in New Orleans.
For more information on lodging, restaurants, attractions and Mardi Gras, go to neworleanscvb.com. For details and schedules on the Super Bowl, go to neworleanssuperbowl.com.
-Reuters and Tribune Newspapers contributed to this article.
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Magazine Street( Chris Granger, New Orleans CVB Photo / September 9, 2011 )
Catch a cab or the No. 11 bus (a one-day Jazzy Pass is just $3 and lets you get on and off as much as you want) to Magazine Street to explore one of the city's more unusual retail scenes. Bohemian and upscale apparel shops stand among art galleries, antiques stores and restaurants in quaint, funky and historic buildings. Browse the shops. Indulge your sweet tooth at Sucre, with its irresistible selection of pastries, chocolates and specialty macaroons (3025 Magazine St., 504-520-8311; magazinestreet.com).