New Orleans is the birthplace of jazz and a mecca for gospel, R&B, and the rock and pop we love today. Stroll the French Quarter to enjoy street performances that rival ticketed shows in most other cities. When your feet are tired, kick back for live music performances in venues ranging from swanky lounges to tiny honky-tonks.
Here are a few of our top choices to get you started:
Taste your way through one of the most diverse and renowned food scenes in the world. Sample New Orleans’ signature Creole, Cajun, and French dishes as well as those inspired by Latin, Mediterranean, Asian, and Italian roots. An amazing array of southern Louisiana spices, produce, and seafood await you. Don’t forget the beignets!
Arts and Culture
New Orleans’ old-world roots have established a strong artistic foundation. Burn off your culinary excesses by wandering the city’s countless galleries, museums, and outdoor displays.
Here are some unique landmarks to spark your imagination: