Greetings from New Orleans!
As far as touristing goes, I'm glad New Orleans is a city I've been to many times. I don't feel guilty about taking it easy. After all, this city isn't known as "The Big Easy" for nothing: not every trip needs to be packed with late nights in smoky jazz clubs and days filled with historic tours and as much gumbo as a girl can eat. (Those things are fantastic, but the deserve a trip all their own.)
I've done the riverboat tour, run through the French Quarter, danced at Jazzfest (and at the local-favorite French Quarter Fest), and stood in line at Acme Oyster House, Cafe du Monde, and Mother's on prior trips. I know my way around the Garden District and Marigny. My mind is free from worry that I'm going to "miss something."
Today I can just relax, enjoy some good food and good company, rest up for tomorrow (and maybe catch up on Law & Order reruns)...
Have you ever been to New Orleans? If so, what's your favorite thing to do in the city?
Laissez les bon temps rouler!