New Orleans, LA Visitor's Guide

Known worldwide for its unique spicy cuisine, funky jazz music, and strong historical roots, New Orleans is a destination worth visiting either for spring break, family-fun, or a romantic getaway. New Orleans is full of life at all hours of the day with entertainment ranging from aquariums to casinos. After becoming an official part of the United States after the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, New Orleans has grown as one of the most desired destinations on the planet.

New Orleans is thick with landmarks from historical to modern. Most travelers make a point to visit historical areas and monuments like Jackson Square, Cafe' du Monde, the French Quarter, Bourbon Street, and the St. Louis Cathedral. Whether into history, dining, entertainment, family-fun activities, or simple relaxation, New Orleans, Louisiana has got you covered. With New Orleans being such a diverse city, there is something for visitors of all ages to enjoy. Tours are a hot commodity, allowing travelers to instructively explore the French Quarter, New Orleans Swamp, centuries old Plantations, and ancient "haunted" cemeteries! But New Orleans also brings vacationers to the bayou for original Creole Seafood, eclectic southern-inspired art, and Traditional New Orleans Jazz.

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