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Rediscover New Orleans! The most celebrated and historic core of the city – including the Faubourg Marigny, French Quarter, Central Business District, Warehouse and Arts District, Magazine Street, Garden District, Audubon Park and Zoo and St. Charles Avenue – not only remains intact, both physically and spiritually, but is thriving. The cultural riches, sensual indulgences and unparalleled service that define the New Orleans experience continue to flourish, as they have for centuries. New Orleans offer high standard hotels and restaurants. It is open and fully prepared and eager to welcome all visitors again! Check our New Orleans Holiday Deals, New Orleans Hotel Deals and Cheap Flights to New Orleans.
Areas of Interest
Perhaps best known for its annual (and often rowdy) Mardi Gras celebrations, New Orleans offers a unique blend of American, Spanish, and French culture that make the city enticing to visit year-round. But exploring the city's diverse architecture, music, and culinary scenes doesn't have to burn a hole in your pocket. There are plenty of events, attractions, and museums that are free any time of the year. Much more, there are so many things to do in New Orleans that it can be hard to know where to start...
There is a great parade on St.Patricks Day in New Orleans, and Jazz and Heritage Festival is also something not to be missed in May. Also dont miss a trip with one of these nice paddlesteamer to the historic battlefields starting in the harbour of New Orleans.
When it comes to kid-friendly fun, a trip to New Orleans is a lot like a choose-your-own-adventure story. Kids and families have plenty of options for experiencing the city, so whether you have a house full of aspiring artists or action-loving daredevils just choose an interest and get ready for a day of exploration and discovery.
Do you love going out and having fun with your friends? Great news - the night never has to end in New Orleans since bars and clubs are not required to close. New Orleans has many distinct neighborhoods that offer nightlife options from incredible live music on Frenchmen Street to intimate cocktails just a neighborhood away. Harrah's Casino caters to the high rollers at heart and the city is home to slick nightclubs where you can dance the night away.
Check some amazing videos of New Orleans below:
New Orleans Events Guide:
Mardi Gras Festival 4 – 21 February
Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday in English) in New Orleans, Louisiana, is a Carnival celebration well-known throughout the world. The New Orleans Carnival season, with roots in preparing for the start of the Christian season of Lent, starts after Twelfth Night, on Epiphany (January 6). It is a season of parades, balls, and king cake parties...
St Patricks Day – 17 March
St. Patrick's Day is celebrated in New Orleans and its suburb in the form of another parade... Here annual St. Patrick's Day Parades are considered another opportunity for family and friends to get together and enjoy a day outdoors. It seems as if the entire city is on the street with picnic baskets, umbrellas, and their recreational vehicles...enjoying one of the biggest street parties of the year!
4 of July - Independence Day Celebrations
July 4th in New Orleans includes backyard barbeques, preferably with a swimming pool, and picnics in local parks with family and friends...
Dining is a passionate art in New Orleans. Their restaurants and chefs are world-renown and award-winning ... and will make your visit to New Orleans an unforgettable experience! Why not try Bacco in the heart of the French Quarter for some fine Creole dining or the Cajun Cabin on Bourbon Street for Live Cajun music dining! Another great experience is the Brennans Restaurant in the French Quarter offering American, French and yummy Creole meals at a very high quality and not too expensive.
New Orleans Food Specialities:
Gumbo - Treat yourself to a culinary masterpiece created from a mix of West European, African, Caribbean and Native American Indian influences.
Jambalaya - Similar to the Spanish Paella, this classic New Orleans dish combines sausage, vegetables and seafood with long-grain rice flavoured by a rich stock, which produces a wonderfully delicious one-pot meal. Popular variations include chicken or turkey jambalaya.
Bananas Foster - This delicious dessert is made with bananas, ice cream, dark rum, sugar and spices and was invented at Brennan’s
Top New Orleans Restaurants:
Enjoy these two restaurants both rated as their favourite by the Trip Advisor community and winning award.
8115 Jeannette St, New Orleans, LA 70118-285
504 862 5514
Commander's Palace Restaurant
1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130 (Garden District)
Shopping in New Orleans
From the French Quarter to the River Walk you will find a lot of opportunities to spend your money on great artwork, handcrafts, clothing and all the souvenirs you can think of. The Jackson Brewery is also a nice place to visit with a lot of interesting shopping and dining options.
Magazine street 6 miles of shopping – is best known as a destination for shopping, this popular street is also home to museums, art galleries, bars and restaurants.
The French Market District encompasses six blocks on the riverside of the Lower French Quarter. The district includes over 20 unique retail shops, performance venues, restaurants, cafes, a flea market and a farmers market.
Royal Street is an eye-pleasing mix of classy antique shops and boutiques, fine jewellery stores, colourful art galleries and world-class hotels and restaurants
Mall Shopping - Visit The Shops at Canal Place – New Orleans’ most sophisticated
shopping destination in walking distance to the French Quarter, hotels and attractions including the Convention Center, Aquarium of the Americas and Harrah’s Casino.
Weather in New Orleans
As New Orleans is located at the Gulf of Mexico it is a mild climate all year round.
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