One of the most captivating cities in the United States, New Orleans is a fusion of different culture, cuisine and music. It is one city that will keep you on your toes with its attractions, historic districts, events and entertainment. You will just have to flow with the beat in New Orleans!
A lot has changed since the devastation that hurricane Katrina brought about to the city. It was a trying time but the city has survived and is fast recovering from its effects. In 2013, the city drew in about 9.28 million visitors spending a whopping $6.47 billion, according to the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau. Not everyone knows that New Orleans is the home of many firsts in the United States including the place where voodoo was first introduced, the birthplace of craps and poker, the home of Creole cuisine, the birthplace of Jazz, the first place where the Opera was performed, the highest number of historic districts, and the home of the Mardi Gras festival.
The first thing you must do in the city is to take a stroll along Bourbon Street, the heart of the French Quarter, which dates back to 1798. This is where you will find renowned restaurants and bars in iconic buildings, and where you might be caught dancing along the street! Because it is filled with a dazzling array of attractions, it might be best to join a tour so you won’t miss out on anything. You can take a bike tour, walking tour, historical and heritage tour, cultural tour, food tour, city tour, Segway tour, and even a ghost & vampire tour!
Can’t wait to visit the city? Book a tour now and enjoy the “Big Easy”.