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Address: New Orleans, LA
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The partying never stops on Bourbon Street, the French Quarter's liveliest...

The partying never stops on Bourbon Street, the French Quarter's liveliest and wildest thoroughfare, where the rhythmic sounds of jazz, country western, Dixieland and sultry blues permeate the air. Brimming with life, you'll find everything from shopping to music to Cajun food to nightclubs.

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It's exactly what you think it's going to be. Drunks, rowdiness. But also fun! I definitely could not hang every night here, but if you have never been to NOLA I think it's one of... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

It's exactly what you think it's going to be. Drunks, rowdiness. But also fun! I definitely could not hang every night here, but if you have never been to NOLA I think it's one of those things you have to experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went here during the day and the night. During the day saw lots of families. However, at night the drunks and beggars are out. While it is more fun and action would not visit with children.

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st paul MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well, we did visit in the early evening. I must say it's interesting. Enjoyed the very talented street musicians, and some very odd sights. I would not not go. But something's are better unseen.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We took two children (2 1/2 & 4) to Bourbon Street after an early dinner. Yes, we were the only strollers on the street & we may have gotten a few laughs/stares, but we all still enjoyed our evening stroll. Yes, there are quite a few beggars - just tell them your aren't interested. There are musical/dance acts on each... More 

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Pittsburgh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I didn't know there could be that many bars on one street. It is colorful during the day and loud and crazy at night. If you don't like crowds, nor the place for you. People everywhere and lots of laughing and drinking.

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

wouldn't do it again with kids in tow. not our thing. glad we did it to say we did it, but wouldn't spend a lot of time on Bourbon Street.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I love seeing so much diversity on one street. There is always something going on. Don't bring the kids at night. Watch out for people trying to sell you beads that they picked up off the ground and people who will polish your shoes then demand money...Lots of beggars, music, and plenty to do. Must try a hand grenade!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been during mardis gras and during the summer. Both were great, but I prefer bourbon when its not mardis gras. its STILL a party, but better to take it all in. And hurricanes are always an added bonus ;-)

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have actually been here a handful of times. Nothing has changed that I can tell over the past 35 years of coming here. It is famous, and depending on what you like, it can be quite fun. My husband and I like the fact that you can walk all over the place carrying a beer along. In fact, there... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoy cocktails while you stroll. Stop at a few bars and listen to some great local talent just buy a drink, please.

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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