The National World War II Museum: an American (and New Orleans) Treasure

The National World War II Museum: an American (and New Orleans) Treasure

 photo credit: Dsdugan I recently had the opportunity to visit the incredible National World War II Museum in New Orleans.   It was one of my most memorable stops while staying in the Warehouse District this summer, which I wrote about previously (read it here.)   The sprawling National World War II Museum opened on June 6, 2000, the 56th anniversary of D-Day, and was originally called the National D-Day Museum. It is located in downtown New Orleans, and contains five pavilions on a six-acre campus. The museum is a remembrance and celebration of the major contributions and sacrifices Americans made during…Read more
Art, Culture, and History Come Alive in NOLA’s Warehouse District

Art, Culture, and History Come Alive in NOLA’s Warehouse District

There are plenty of reasons why visiting New Orleans is on so many peoples’ bucket lists. Of course, all of the great food, drink and music are a major draw, but the Big Easy is a lot more than just the greatest party city in the world; it is also a hotbed for art and culture. Most people visit the well-known areas such as the French Quarter and the Garden District, and rightfully so. They are definitely must-see destinations. But just adjacent to the French Quarter is an up and coming area called…Read more