New Orleans is known for its incredible Creole cuisine, distinctive music scene, interesting and unique dialects and its many lively annual festivals. Over the years, I’ve taken several trips to The Big Easy, and each time I saw the city through new lenses. Back in college, I was intrigued by the streetcars and beignets. Later in life, the mardi gras theme drew me back and the nightlife just came alive like nothing I’ve experienced before! And traveling there once I’d established my family…well, the history and deep jazz roots captured my attention. There’s so much to do and see, and no matter what vibe you’re looking for, you’ll find it in New Orleans. This article will lay out all the popular places to stay and things to do in the genre that is right for you.
Don’t forget that I’m putting suggestions at the bottom of the page about what to wear, top restaurants, packing advice, and other tips when visiting NOLA!