New Orleans is culturally rich city located where the Mississippi River drains into the Gulf of Mexico. Originally a French territory before the Louisiana Purchase, New Orleans has great food, a world-renowned music community, and reputation for vibrant parties, especially during the Mardi Gras celebration.
Bourbon Street is a famous area in town filled with bars, cafes, and restaurants. Live music fills the streets and party-seekers hop from bar to bar. Some of the most well-known Creole and Cajun restaurants can be found in the French Quarter.
Also worthy of visiting are the Garden District with its antebellum mansions. Frenchmen Street with its bars and clubs offering live jazz, blues and rock music is another area that should not be missed.
To take advantage of New Orleans' best parties and celebrations, visit the city from February to May when the weather is comfortably cool.
If you´re not into crazy parties, visit in December or January, when the city is calm and you don't have to worry about making hotel reservations a year in advance.
One of the most exciting, fun-packed destinations in the US, New Orleans is popular with couples, families and tourists from all over the world.
Watch sports games, celebrate with fantastic music and explore the rich history and culture of this incredible Louisiana city. Sitting on the banks of the Mississippi River, near to the Gulf of Mexico, New Orleans is a vibrant place for a break. The French, African and American cultures all make their mark on this lively resort with festivals and events happening throughout the year. There’s something for everyone in the “Big Easy”.
There are plenty of rentals in New Orleans to choose from, whether it’s a family vacation or a group of friends looking for somewhere to party, there is a vacation home to fit.
For partygoers wanting to get involved in the 24/7 nightlife, vacation rentals within walking distance of the main attractions like Bourbon Street or the French Quarter are the best choice. With short term rentals available it is the perfect place to spend three or four nights as part of a longer trip or even just a weekend getaway. Some apartments come with hot tubs, balconies or even a pool.
The city is full of music, laughter and fun. From festivals to iconic music venues, New Orleans has an amazing variety of places to see. During the day, Jackson Square is a great place to take a walk. The park is home to many artists who paint or draw works to sell. City Park is also a great day out and has more than 1,300 acres to explore. The family-friendly destination is an ideal place to spend a summer day.
When darkness falls, head to Bourbon Street to really discover the incredible jazz and blues scene in New Orleans.
The French Quarter is home to the buzzing nightlife that makes New Orleans so popular. This historic neighborhood hosts cocktail bars, antique dealers and traditional restaurants. The area is popular with couples for its romantic vibe and bohemian charm.
Described as the “jewel of America’s grand avenues, Saint Charles Avenue has a stunning collection of historic mansions. Take a walk or a guided tour to experience the beautiful buildings. Magazine Street is another great area. The six mile stretch has art galleries, boutiques and craft shops.
The football team is the Saints and fans can watch games at the Superdrome near the Central Business District.
No traveler can visit New Orleans without tasting the incredible food and with food festivals, street markets and more than 1,400 restaurants, there is so much to experience.
The Mid City and Garden District are great tourist spots to visit. Vacationers can take a walk round the New Orleans Botanical Gardens or ride on an antique wooden carousel at the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park.
One of the things New Orleans is most famous for is the annual Mardi Gras festival. This raucous party takes over the streets in winter and sees thousands of locals, tourists and revellers dancing, drinking and enjoying the atmosphere.
The costumes worn during Mardi Gras are fantastic and create a stunning display in the streets of the city.
Music is a huge part of New Orleans culture and history. There are hundreds of music venues and bars across the city. Louis Armstrong, Fats Domino and some of America’s most famous musicians are from the city and their influence can be seen all over the area from street names to the music venues themselves.
Head to New Orleans in Louisiana State for fantastic food, a world-renowned music community, and a reputation for vibrant and lively nightlife. People come from miles around to spend the evening in Bourbon Street, the hub of the incredible jazz and blues scene. Historians can check out the mansions down Saint Charles Avenue, and the French Quarter is very popular with couples thanks to its romantic vibe. You can find a huge range of New Orleans cabin rentals in all areas of the city, and where you stay depends on what you want to see and do.
You could spend a day in one of the many parks, head to a golf course, take a streetcar ride to see the many moods of the city, or head to one of the museums with displays including Southern Art and World War II artefacts. If you want a cool day trip, head to nearby Baton Rouge, the capital city of Louisiana, home to more than 300 years of history.
One of the highlights of the New Orleans calendar is Mardi Gras, where the streets really come alive with parties and parades. Vacation rentals are popular at this time of year, so it is worth booking significantly in advance. If you can’t make Mardi Gras dates, there are a huge range of other events in the city taking place throughout the year. We recommend taking a look at the events calendar before boking a cabin rental.
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