The creole cooking, swamp boat tours, legends of the bayous, location sites of movies made in New Orleans, and the French Quarter. Take a haunted hiking tour at night and learn about the hauntings, vampires, and voodoo rites. Stroll around the French Quarter, listen to cool jazz from every corner pub/bar (live), see 'gators in the swamp, and eat mallows - very different.
Quick Tips: You should have on walking shoes, be adventurous, have a good sense of humorand love of history, and a GREAT appetite for creole, cajun, and french cuisine.
Best Way To Get Around: Walking, taxi, and tours.