Clarion Inn & Suites
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We arrived in NOLA on Feb 7 and departed on Feb 10. The 1st day we got there around 8pm and after dropping off our things at the hotel we walked up Canal St in search of food. We stopped at a local bar that was serving food which I cannot remember the name. I had the gator sausage po-boy. It was decent. My friends had the gumbo, which they did not …
... meal. This place was a local gem. Again, we both went traditional Creole food. The staff were having a blast which made the place more fun. From there we wandered along Frenchman street hoping to find some real swampy blues, but it was all jazz, and neither of us are real Jazz fans so we kept wandering around and headed back home.
Tomorrow we have our Airboat tour in the swamp so really looking forward to that ...
... we encountered the interesting breed of drivers that are Floridians (seriously, Toronto has nothing on them.) We also saw a number of armadillos – all of them squished. The most common form of road kill in Florida, I guess?
It was a quirky trip through the Sunshine State. We skipped through Alabama and Mississippi and arrived in New Orleans at about 10:30p.m, but the day wasn’t over yet! Randomly, we met a gent named Earl at ...
... group (Melinda excepted) are all “foreigners” (or Yankees) and that just about everyone else is from Louisiana, Mississippi or Alabama. They sure know how to party, and more welcoming everyone couldn’t be!!
So thanks Jeff for helping to make this all happen for us. As the young kids we came across playing touch football in the street put it after Jeff did a bit of impromptu refereeing for them “the old man called it…..”!!
... with us stopping only for restroom breaks and gas (came within 20 miles of making it here without re-fueling) as we made and packed our lunches before we left Dan's. We did have one mishap at the gas station in New Orleans. The driver (to be nameless) took a sharp angle to the pump, underestimating the clearance the camper had to the bollard protecting the pump. So the camper has a streak of red paint along its side with one of the access panels ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsClarion Inn & Suites New Orleans
For the price and location, this hotel was perfect. I walked everywhere and it was very close to the French Quarter. Perfect for Mardi Gras
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