Photos: 10 things to do in New Orleans
Ravens and 49ers fans are ready to rush New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII, emptying their pockets for tickets to the big game and scrambling for a seat on an available flight. With travel packages going for thousands of dollars, you'll want to make your stay in the Big Easy well worth it - that means seeing something beyond the inside of the multimillion-dollar refurbished Mercedes-Benz Superdome. We've come up with 10 things for football travelers to see and do in New Orleans.
For more information on lodging, restaurants, attractions and Mardi Gras, go to neworleanscvb.com. For details and schedules on the Super Bowl, go to neworleanssuperbowl.com.
-Reuters and Tribune Newspapers contributed to this article.
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Try New Orleans' favorite sandwich. Open since 1950, Johnny's Po-Boys offers dozens, from the classic fried oyster, fried shrimp or roast beef on French bread to crab cake or chicken Parmesan po-boys (511 St. Louis St., 504-524-8129; johnnyspoboys.com).