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“Fun, cheap way to see the city!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of RTA - Streetcars

RTA - Streetcars
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Garden District and Cemetery Private Tour
Ranked #10 of 348 things to do in New Orleans
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Get wherever you want to go in New Orleans with the Regional Transit Authority (RTA). Our extensive network of buses and streetcars winds throughout every neighborhood of the Crescent City. From Uptown to Downtown, from Lakeview to the Lower Nine, from Mid-City across the Mississippi River and to the parish lines, the RTA goes there.As streetcars glide underneath grand live oaks and past stately mansions, they offer up relaxing views of the beauty, charm and history of New Orleans for little cost. When riders board these historic vehicles they are boarding a piece of movable New Orleans history. The RTA operates three streetcar lines: the famous, historic St. Charles line, the Canal Street line, and the Riverfront line. All lines either run along or intersect with Canal Street in the area between the French Quarter and the Central Business District (CBD) connecting Uptown/Garden District, Carrollton, Mid-City, City Park and the Marigny. The RTA is currently adding more Streetcar lines.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
“Fun, cheap way to see the city!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2014

We just rode the streetcar all over the city for $3 each instead of paying $45 for a bus tour. Was fun!

Visited January 2014
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Olive Branch, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great way to get around”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2014

They were shut down for two days during the ice storm but we would take them to Harrah's and at the end of the line along the river was not far from Frenchman St. Very handy way to travel.

Visited January 2014
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Detroit, Michigan
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“Easy to use, running on the 20's”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2014

Buy the day pass in the street car and hop on and off as often as you want. The drivers are friendly.

Visited January 2014
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Ocean Park, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Streetcar named Desire”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2014

My brother said the street Desire was from NOLA. The ride was nice but ended too soon and they just stop the car and say this is the last stop! Go catch a bus! Otherwise, nice!

Visited January 2014
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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Don't rent a car!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2014

We decided to try something new.. we came for a weekend without the kids and decided to take a gamble on the street cars. It was awesome! The Walgreens next to our hotel sold weekend passes and we hopped on and off all weekend. It went everywhere we wanted to go, Just enough walking so that we did not feel guilty about all the delicious food and drink... it is the way to go! No hotel parking fee... no hassle of finding a parking spot... it gave us so much freedom!!

Visited August 2013
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