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Guide to Visiting New Orleans attractions during the pandemic

New Orleans is one of the lively and colorful cities in Lousiana. With a variety of tourist attractions and restaurants, a visit to this place is worth it. The perfect time to visit New Orleans is during autumn time. But how do we assure that we are safe from the COVID-19 pandemic while going out? Here’s what you can do in New Orleans while practicing minimum health standards.

Visit French Quarter

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Locals and ex-pats say that the best way to begin your New Orleans tour is to visit the French Quarter first. Also known as Vieux Carré, the French Quarter is the most famous and most visited area. It is also a National Historic Landmark because this was the original site of the French colony established in 1718.

The French Quarter holds on to its heritage, one of them being the street names in the neighborhood are still in French. As you tour around, enjoy the antique architectural style and the famous attractions.

Have Some Barbecue

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If you want to get a taste of New Orleans’s best barbecue while looking at the lush oak trees of Carrolton Boulevard, head over to Blue Oak BBQ. Savor over their barbecue and ribs, and enjoy their Happy Hour specials. Its staff wears masks and is friendly as they welcome you. They also maintain social distancing, have a partially-heated large patio and limited indoor dining available to enjoy your food safely.

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth With Snowballs

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Who doesn’t want snowballs? Good thing New Orleans has Pandora’s Sno-balls just across the road from Blue Oak BBQ. All of their flavors are their bestsellers, so try any one of them! Just remain six feet from other customers waiting in line.

Get Your Nature Fix at City Park

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The Lousiana city life can be exhausting. At times when you want to escape from stress, why not take a breather at New Orleans City Park? Enjoy the luscious green trees of the Couturie Forest, play Tennis at the Tennis Complex, also walk your dog or do a cardio exercise inside the park!

New Orleans City Park recently opened some of its attractions with guidance from government authorities. While the City Park staff will follow strict protocols to ensure cleanliness and safety, they also highly urge people to wear face masks whenever they visit there. Limited capacities per attraction as also being implemented to have room for social distancing.

Hop on the Streetcar

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Your New Orleans tour would be incomplete without riding their streetcars! While riding in public transport is dangerous because of the pandemic, streetcars in New Orleans are safer than riding an Uber or any car-hailing app. Hop on to the oldest operating streetcar in New Orleans, the St. Charles streetcar, which similarly has the same name as St. Charles Parish.

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