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Haunted New Orleans
Napolean House Bar and Cafe

One of our writers, Andrei Codrescu, visits some of the spookiest spots in New Orleans for the October feature story “Haunted New Orleans.” Here we link you to some of those haunted spots—and to other great New Orleans attractions.




BASICS

Getting There
www.flymsy.com
Official site of the New Orleans International Airport

www.dotd.state.la.us/
Online maps and information on Louisiana construction projects

Determining Time Difference
www.timezoneconverter.com/cgi-bin/tzc.tzc
The current time and date for cities in the central time zone

Checking Weather Forecasts
www.weather.com/weather/cities/us_mn_voyageurs_
natl_park.html

Seven-day forecast, current weather conditions, satellite maps, and severe-weather alerts, as reported by the Weather Channel

ESSENTIALS

Where to Eat
www.neworleansonline.com/restaurants/contents.shtml
A comprehensive listing of restaurants in New Orleans that range from cheap to chic

www.menusonline.com/cities/new_orleans/locmain.shtml
A searchable database to select restaurants according to location or cuisine type

www.louisianatravel.com/where_to_eat/
A directory of more than a dozen restaurants, with contact information and short descriptions

Where to Stay
www.neworleansonline.com/cgi-bin/hotels/search.pl
Extensive listing of hotels and inns, with information on rates and locations

www.louisianatravel.com/where_to_stay/
Information on moderately priced motels, luxury hotels, historic bed-and-breakfasts, and campsites

How to Get Around
www.gambit-no.com/CTNO/transportation.html
Provides contact information for bus lines, limousine services, and car-rental companies that serve New Orleans

www.123neworleans.com/getting-around-new-orleans.htm
Overviews and information on airport shuttles, taxis, the bus system, street cars, visitor passes, and road rules for drivers

THINGS TO DO

Attractions
www.neworleansonline.com/things_to_do/
Information on tours, cruises, museums, festivals, a casino, a theme park, a zoo, and an aquarium

www.123neworleans.com
Lists must-see sights, including the Historic Voodoo Museum and art-related events and activities

www.geocities.com/BourbonStreet/6157/
Information on New Orleans’s famous cemeteries and information about voodoo practices

Nightlife and Entertainment
www.123neworleans.com/new-orleans-nightlife.htm
A summary of the famed social scene—plus, links and profiles for dance clubs, cabarets, live music, and bars

www.frommers.com/destinations/neworleans/0020010030.html
“Ambiance summaries” about bars, jazz venues, cafés, and dance clubs, from Frommer’s

www.cityspin.com/neworleans/nitelife/nitelife.htm
Information on jazz and piano bars, casinos, music venues, and more

Shopping
www.123neworleans.com/new-orleans-shopping.htm
An extensive guide to shopping in New Orleans, with information on stores that sell clothing, antiques, art, crafts, jewelry, CDs, and more

superpages.com/cities/New+Orleans-LA.html
Includes information on florists, supermarkets, sporting-goods shops, clothing stores, and more

Cultural Activities and Festivals
www.neworleansonline.com/culture
Information on historic houses, theaters, and art galleries—plus, dozens of helpful links

www.mardigrasday.com/mardigras/default.php
Information on the Mardi Gras celebration

MEDIA

Books
www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/search-handle-
url/index=books&field-keywords=%20%20new%
20orleans&bq=1/ref=aps_more_b_1_2/002-5089741-7471230

Amazon.com’s listing of New Orleans books

www.frommers.com/destinations/neworleans/0020020052.html
Frommer’s suggested New Orleans reads

www.satchmo.com/nolavl/bookshop.html
Recommended reading on the musical heritage of the city

www.frommers.com/destinations/neworleans/0020010004.html
Safety tips and advice for foreign visitors—plus, information on trip planning, tours, attractions, dining, accommodations, and shopping

Newspapers
www.neworleanspost.com
An online version of the New Orleans Post

TRAVEL GUIDES

Tales
www.nola.com/haunted
Ghost stories, voodoo history, information on cities of the dead, vampire-sighting tales, a calendar of events, and more

Map Links
maps.yahoo.com/py/maps.py?
Pyt=Tmap&&csz=New+Orleans+LA+&Get%
A0Map=Get+Map

Customized and printable maps and directions for New Orleans, from Yahoo! Maps

FOR MORE INFORMATION

New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau
www.neworleanscvb.com
Offers information on art, architecture, family travel, maps, and events

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