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crossing through Mississippi, we arrived into
the state of Louisiana. Not too long after that
we arrived into New Orleans. It was my
first time there so I was excited to see the
town. We stopped for several nights at the
dog-friendly Sheraton hotel, shown in this
picture. Being right downtown, there wasn't much
greenery within a block or two of the hotel.
However, this hotel actual had a fenced- in pet
photo shows the Sheraton's pet walk. It was a
small but extremely convenient spot to take your
dog to relieve him or herself. All we had to
do was walk across the hotel lobby and across
the hotel's valet parking driveway to arrive at
the pet walk. This came in very handy as there
was a big thunderstorm on the night we
was the view from our hotel room. We were able
to look out at the river and see some boats and
barges moving along.
next morning there was still some light rain. It
made for a nice cool walk but there were not too many
outdoor dining seats at the local restaurants.
We did do some sightseeing in the the French Quarter,
which was just a few blocks away
from our hotel.
we walked several blocks from the hotel to the
waterfront, which was especially nice when your
dog prefers some grass and bushes over concrete. This photo
shows a paved path right alongside the
waterfront. It is a popular path for walkers,
joggers and bicyclists.
was some great architecture to view in New
Orleans. This photo shows a small fountain with
statues of some Jazz musicians.
were several outdoor markets in downtown New
Orleans which made it easier to shop with a dog
carriage ride, pulled by a mule, allowed dogs.
While I did not get the exact name of the
carriage company, it was pretty to easy to find
in downtown, especially in the French
Quarter, near the city park. Even though the
majority of our two days in New Orleans was
soggy, we were still able to walk around and
enjoy the sights and sounds.
our way out of town, we stopped for lunch at the
Whole Foods Market near the Garden
District (pictured here). We took turns going
inside and ordering food from the deli while one
of us stayed outside to watch Toby. After all of
us had our food, we sat down to eat at one of
the outdoor tables.
Even though we enjoyed our stay in downtown
New Orleans, next time we will stay in the
historic Garden District. It is a
short drive from downtown New Orleans. It is almost like its
own downtown with hotels, restaurants, shops and
houses, but in general it offers larger
sidewalks with more grass, which Toby seemed to
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