Whatever the season, New Orleans welcomes its visitors in sumptuousness, come to discover the mixture of Caribbean, American, French and African cultures that gives rise to an explosion of flavors, emotions and sounds. Music is everywhere in this cradle of jazz where every day is a party. The city is also known for its creole cuisine, century-old oaks and streetcars. Urban life and plantations, boat trips in the bayous, festivals, busy history, Mardi Gras festivities … The many facets of New Orleans will fascinate you.
Hop on the trams of St. Charles Avenue, Canal Street or the Riverfront to explore this 300-year-old Mississippi River-crossed city, surrounded by lakes and bayous and skirting huge bays. Admire the architecture of its twenty historic districts, a record in the United States. Discover the mansions of St. Charles Avenue, the opulent areas of the Garden District or the revolving bar carousel Monteleone Hotel. In the heart of the French Quarter, stroll along the lively Jackson Square artery. After admiring the works of artists hanging on the iron fence and, perhaps, consulted a fortuneteller, cross the street to visit St. Louis Cathedral. Dating back to the 18th century, it is the oldest cathedral in the United States still in operation. For another glimpse of the city, visit the places aboard the Natchez steamer or the Creole Queen paddle steamer. Browse adult personals ads in Doublelist New Orleans.