Discover the History and Mysteries of New Orleans

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Current Bid: 320,000 points
Number of Bids: 33 (Bid history)
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Bid Increment: 1,000 points
Opening Bid: 10,000 points
No. of Unique Bidders: 13
Closing Date: Dec 16, 2019 10:00 AM EST
(Or Later)
Listing Number: 2907776
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Escape to the south for an unforgettable weekend in the Crescent City. Immerse yourself in NOLA's rich history, explore iconic neighborhoods and taste the exciting flavors of the city's many cultures. Whether you're seeking a supernatural experience or an educational excursion, you'll find something fascinating to do with two nights in New Orleans.

Package includes:
          • Two (2) night stay at Hotel Indigo New Orleans Garden District
          • $1000 airline voucher

Hotel Indigo New Orleans
Relax and recharge in the heart of the Garden District. Conveniently located on the Mardi Gras parade route, you'll stay within walking distance to the famous French Quarter and a variety of exciting activities and attractions. Achieve peace after each adventure with decor that's inspired by the city's lush gardens, refuel with complimentary breakfast and enjoy all the essential amenities you'll need for a stress-free stay in NOLA.

Swamp Boat Adventure and Plantations Tour
Experience wildlife, history and mystery on a day trip in Cajun country. You and a guest will embark on an exciting expedition through remote cypress swamps to discover fascinating tidbits about reptiles, healing plants and exotic birds. Your guide, a former fur trapper and alligator hunter, will show you where to spot nesting crocodiles, snakes and more during your boat trip through the backcountry. After witnessing wildlife, journey back in time for a glimpse at centuries-old, southern plantations. You'll marvel at Oak Alley, a Greek Revival-style estate that reflects antebellum elegance, then you'll explore the colorful Creole manor house at Laura Plantation to learn about the home's former inhabitants. Whether you're looking for an exotic adventure or an educational experience, you'll return from your tour with new knowledge of NOLA's history and natural surroundings. ($450 value)

Haunted History Carriage Tour
Explore your spooky side with a spine-tingling trip back to the 18th century. You'll depart in a mule-drawn carriage toward the French Quarter, traveling past iconic landmarks like the Saint Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square and the Napoleon House. Discover NOLA's dark history through true tales of tragedy told by your tour guide, and understand how odd occurrences like human experiments, fires, floods and epidemics led to devastating death tolls. Then, learn what actually happened at the LaLaurie Murder Mansion with a stop at the infamous house of horrors. You and your guest will shiver as you feel the presence of spirits, and return for the evening with scary stories to share for years to come. ($90 value)

Dinner and Drinks at GW Fins and Toast
Enjoy mouth-watering meals inspired by the city's melting pot of cultures. Begin the day with brunch at Toast, a cheerful neighborhood bakery famed for both sweet and savory breakfast fare. Their menu features house-made breads and baked goods, Danish puffed pancakes, and hearty entrees like chicken and waffles, croque madame, cheese-stuffed crepes and more. After exploring some of NOLA's iconic neighborhoods, settle in for an elegant evening at GW Fins. The critically-acclaimed seafood house serves inventive entrées like lobster dumplings, scalibut, parmesan-crusted sheepshead and more, all made from the finest and freshest ingredients. After dinner, polish off a piece of their Salty Malty ice cream pie or sip on a specialty cocktail. ($250 value)


Travel dates must be booked no later than March 31, 2020. Booking dates cannot be secured less than 14 days in advance. Some booking blackout dates apply and hotel bookings are based on hotel availability. Please check FAQs for applicable blackout dates. Credit card will be required at check-in for incidentals, and food/beverage. We assume no liability for injuries and no responsibility for delays caused by accidents, breakdown, or other conditions beyond control. Not responsible for loss or damage to property. No credit will be issued for unused days or inclusions.

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