Discovering the Best of New Orleans
Welcome to the city of jazz. New Orleans is located in the state of Louisiana, on the windings of the Mississippi River. Sultry and bustling New Orleans represents a relaxed life that attracts many bon vivants. In the New Orleans City Tours the followings are the things that you need to be aware of.
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New Orleans is also a melting pot of cultures, thanks in part to the former African slaves and its history as a Spanish and French colony. You will still find many historic plantation houses, and pictures of houses from the 18th and 19th century architecture.
Best time to visit New Orleans
The best travel times for a New Orleans vacation are the months of February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November, and December. In August it gets very hot and humid in New Orleans. If you want warm weather during your holiday in New Orleans, it is best to go there in June, July or September. It is then around 30 degrees. During Mardi Gras it is around 20 degrees.
Tips & Sightseeing in New Orleans
New Orleans is known for so many things. The special culture, music, food and architectural style. That provides a lot of sights where you really have to go. Read all about the must-see sights here, and tips for the best New Orleans vacation.
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The heart of New Orleans is the French Quarter, full of colorful buildings and Parisian balconies. You can hear jazz music in all streets, on the street or live in bars.
You must have seen Bourbon Street during a New Orleans holiday. This historic street in the French Quarter is full of bars, strip clubs and music.
Did you know that New Orleans is known for its Voodoo use? You experience that during a ‘ghost tour’.
During the world famous Mardi Grass you will get to know spectacular New Orleans. This is a carnival party between February 3 and March 9. Read all about Mardi Gras in New Orleans here, or check out the available accommodations during Mardi Grass at Trivago.
Jackson Square & St. Louis Cathedral
Close to the French Quarter is Jackson Square, which is always packed with artists. St. Louis Cathedral, the oldest cathedral in North America, is located on this square.
- New Orleans is known for its culinary delights, the gumbo, jambalaya and fried chicket you can’t miss. In Café Du Monde you can taste the delicious fritters during your holiday.
- During a tour of America, New Orleans is a popular stop. The most famous tour with a visit to New Orleans is the tour through the swinging deep South.
- During this trip, the music states of America are visited, New Orleans in Louisiana and Memphis and Nasville in Tennessee.
Visiting New Orleans during a tour is also possible in combination with other cities, such as New York, Los Angeles or Orlando. A tour is offered in the form of a group tour, but also as an individual trip with a car or a camper.