WWII museum; French Quarter (daytime); St. Charles street car; Camellia Grill (a stop on St.Chas SC, ask the conductor, order the Yankee Sandwich); Mandinas on Canal Street; Casamentos on Magazine St,; Audubon Park Zoo; City Park; cemetery tour (don’t go alone); Commanders Palace on Washington Ave just off St. Charles; Chalmette Battlefield (200th anniversary of Battle of New Orleans); French Market / Café du Monde (don’t wear black); Central Grocery for mufellata; Jim’s in Old Metarie; Pasqual Manale’s on Napoleon Ave; Galatoire’s or Antoine’s in the quarter for first rate food. I grew up there. You’ll be surrounded by good food in every neighborhood. Dress down unless you have to dress up; don’t carry wallet in back pocket. Avoid Bourbon Street. I grew up there and go home often.