When in New Orleans, one of the world’s most fascinating cities known for its’ vibrant live music scene and round-the-clock nightlife, its melting pot of American, French and African cultures there is much more to do and see than meets the eye.
Whether you are a local to the NOLA scene or just visiting for a few days, you are guaranteed to have unique and unforgettable experiences in the “Big Easy”, named so for its’ notorious easy-going way of life. Here our some of our favorite places to see:
Within Marigny neighborhood, Frenchmen Street is arguably one of the city’s most popular sections, particular for live-music venues. Intimate businesses and coffee shops surround the area for quick and savory bites.
From 1832 to modern day, The Garden District provides visitors of all ages sites like well-preserved collection of antebellum mansions, pristine gardens, and southern charm. The Garden District certainly stands out as one of the country’s most lovely neighborhoods.
The National World War II Museum
Formerly known as the D-Day Museum, The National WWII Museum is a military history museum, conveniently located in the Central Business District of New Orleans.
St. Louis Cathedral
Founded in 1720, The Cathedral-Basilica of Saint Louis, King of France, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans and is the oldest cathedral in the United States.
Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World
Started in 1947, Mardi Gras World offers a behind the scenes look at New Orleans Mardi Gras traditions. Guests can tour the 300,000 square foot working warehouse, where floats are made for Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans.