Lake Martin

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  • Wildlife preserve in one of Louisiana’s swamplands
  • Home to animals such as herons, bullfrogs, alligators, and rats

 

The National WWII Museum

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  • Military history museum that focuses on the contribution made by the United States to Allied victory in World War II
  • Founded in 2000
  • Designated by the U.S. Congress as America’s official National World War II Museum

 

Whitney Plantation Historic District

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  • Museum dedicated to slavery in the Southern United States
  • The plantation was started in 1752 by and their descendants owned it until 1867
  • Consists of a 2,000 acre plantation
  • Example of French Creole raised-style

 

Frenchmen Street

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  • Neighborhood in New Orleans home to some of the city’s popular live music venues

 

Jackson Square (New Orleans)

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  • Historic park in the French Quarter
  • Site where in 1803 Louisiana was made United States territory with the Louisiana Purchase

 

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  • Displays centuries old mastodon bones and teeth that were found on the property
  • Teaches the history of the salt mine accident that occured in 1980 where Texaco drilled and punctured a hole in the salt mine, creating the largest man made sink hole in the world

 


 

Costs

all flights $458

food $59/day x 8 days = $472

hotel $48/day x 7 days = $336

tickets (all attractions) $79

TOTAL for whole itinerary $1,345