To-die-for Cajun and Creole cuisine, one-of-a-kind architecture, and authentic Jazz music, have thousands of first-time visitors heading for this historic city on the Mississippi River. From the French Quarter to the Garden District to Bourbon Street, New Orleans has so many fun things to do. Get ready to explore 13 amazing ways to have fun in NOLA during your first visit.
New Orleans food scene is so incredible you won’t find anything like it anywhere else. At the center of this culinary magnificence are the famous cuisines of the region’s Cajun and Creole people. There is a difference between these two styles. Simply put, Cajun is country food and Creole is city food. These distinctive cuisines are found on menus throughout New Orleans. For some of New Orleans’ best flavors, on your next visit, try one or all five of these highly sought after places to dine.
If you enjoy the many freedoms available in America, a must-do is the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. Here you learn of the sacrifices everyday men and women made for you to enjoy the many liberties often taken for granted. WW II may have ended decades ago, but its lessons and victories must not be forgotten.
When your taxi lets you out in front of a row of unassuming buildings, don’t let the exterior appearance fool you. Once Audubon Cottages‘s private entrance door opens, you are immediately swept into an entirely different world. The French Quarter’s bustling streets quickly fade from your thoughts. A sense of calm takes over you as you walk along a tree-lined pathway deeper into this beautiful haven.