While Bourbon Street can be avoided (unless it’s your first visit to New Orleans - you have to experience it), the French Quarter is always a must-do, any time of year.
Marigny, the neighborhood adjacent to the French Quarter, is one of the city’s top spots for music.
This six-mile stretch has it all: shopping, dining, art galleries, unique architecture, an award-winning zoo, and friendly local business owners.
City Park is a beautifully-landscaped, 1,300-acre green space filled with moss-drenched oaks, peaceful walking paths, and native birds.
Within City Park, at the edge of the Big Lake, sits the city’s preeminent art museum. NOMA houses more than 40,000 piece.
This French Quarter fixture since 1862 serves the the best cafe au lait alongside hot, fresh beignets at all hours.
Stretching from City Park to the edge of the French Quarter, this 2.6-mile linear park is a green oasis in the middle of the city.
At the foot of Canal Street, hop aboard the Algiers Ferry to feel the power of the Mississippi firsthand.