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Americans celebrated Mardi Gras at famous parades across the country, including that of New Orleans, LA. From beads to floats and king cake, there was no shortage of people letting the good times roll this week.

However, a TikToker in Alabama published a video on February 20 of Mobile's celebrations and mentioned that people should really be talking about "the original Mardi Gras," not the one in NOLA.

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The Big Easy is Louisiana's party city, most known for its extravagant Mardi Gras celebrations, amazing jazz music and seemingly never-ending bar options.

People visit New Orleans, Louisiana, to experience all sorts of attractions that are unique to the area. However, some people think many of them aren't worth the hype.

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Train rides are the perfect time to relax and explore the world right outside your window because, let's be honest, window seats on a plane aren't always as fun.

There's a railroad trip from New Orleans, LA offering a peaceful and scenic journey through tons of cities out west, and depending on your trip, tickets can be pretty cheap.

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The Gulf Coast of the United States is filled with so many beautiful bayous, lakes, and rivers you can explore. However, if you're looking for more of an adventure and want to find a few waterfalls, a road trip to Mississippi will make it.

Clark Creek Natural Area, located about 20 miles west of Woodville, MS is the perfect hop, skip, and jump from Louisiana's major cities. So, if you're looking for a fun day trip or a place to spend a relaxing weekend, this is your spot.

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New Orleans is a prime location for tourists to enjoy because of its open-container laws — of course, drink responsibly — and Mardi Gras-themed fun. If you heard of the city, you probably heard of Bourbon Street.

If you've been to the city before, you probably know that, although it's loads of fun, it's a massive tourist trap, and there are better ways and more unique routes to explore the French Quarter and the surrounding districts.

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