Candlewood Suites - Slidell / Northshore
Travel Blogs from Slidell
... intent of going to I-610 (the inner belt) and then I-10. However, the google maps app which shows traffic (great feature - wish we knew about the day we left Massachusetts on the turnpike) indicated we would be better served by taking the route 8 loop (the outer beltway). Only concern was that it is a toll road and they only take the Texas equivalent of the EZ pass. Our EZ pass does not work in Texas so we followed signs to a store which sells them. Since ...
... in 2005 by Catarina from our bus driver and another mini tour of the city on the way back.....earn your tip lady! Later that evening took a stroll along the Mississippi and watched the Naches (New Orleans paddle steamer) leave for the evening dinner cruise. Found a restaurant with live music and jelly fish lamp shades for our own evening meal and sampled more local food (pulled pork po boys) and local beer. Long day....early ...
... Tour! We had a difficult time choosing which site to start with, so went with the French Quarter. Well, it DOES look just like the movie set of "A Street Car Named Desire", which is how I had it pictured. As visually/sensually appealing as the architecture/atmosphere is, the French Quarter probably isn't what it was when it was first developed. We couldn't help but wonder, 'what ...
... them to freely move west
Over 400 people were killed on the Chalmette battlefield. The outcome of the battle was clear, American victory. The War of 1812, especially the Battle of New Orleans, played a large role in the country's expansion.
Where to eat: River Bistro: http://neworleans.citysearch.com/profil e/633773120/arabi_la/river_bistro.html ...
... took a mule and cart ride around the Fourth Quarter. Our guide was very interesting even if he did embellish things somewhat - it would appear that New Orleans has the first, the largest, the oldest, the only one of everything in the 'Western Hemisphere' - not sure how he was defining Western hemisphere but we were definitely taking all that with a rather large pinch of salt! The French quarter is very beautiful to visit and exactly like I have always ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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