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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Woldenberg Park( NewOrleansOnline.com Photo / January 24, 2013 )
Stroll along the river in Woldenberg Park, above, at the edge of the French Quarter, or board the free ferry at the foot of Canal Street and take a quick ride across and back to sense the power of the mighty Mississippi. Woldenberg Park is also the site of the Verizon Super Bowl Boulevard, featuring a four-day lineup of music, food and live broadcasts from NFL Networks. The main attraction will be jumbo XLVII roman numerals, about 30 feet high and 100 feet wide.