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New Orleans holidays - Trendy, cultural and fun
The Big Easy is a vibrant, diverse city perfect for food and music lovers alike. With brilliant nightlife, innovative cuisine, and African, European and American influences, New Orleans is one of the USA’s most lively cities.
An authentic and eclectic Deep South experience
A city known as much for its eclecticism as for its musical and culinary heritage, New Orleans holidays enjoy some of the very best attractions and atmosphere in America’s Deep South.
Steeped in history and a world-famous melting pot of cultures from Caribbean to African and European, holidays in New Orleans recognise a little piece of everything that is upbeat, colourful and integral to the health of the soul.
Things to do in New Orleans
Nicknamed the Big Easy and famed for its creole restaurants, live music and Mardi Gras, New Orleans holidays help the locals celebrate their love of life. The French Quarter or Vieux Carré, is New Orleans’ oldest district and is a cultural hub of the city, sitting on a crescent of the Mississippi River. Famous Bourbon St.
When to go to New Orleans
New Orleans enjoys a humid and subtropical climate with generally short winters and longer summers. Temperatures in summer can reach average highs of 32.8°C in July and August with winter lows 6.3°C in January.
- The Mardi Gras carnival
- New Orleans hosts a huge number of music events throughout the year.
- Jazz Fest 2012
- Bourbon St.
- Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge
- St Louis Cathedral
- The Garden District
- Audubon Park
- Louis Armstrong Park
- Fauborg Tremé district
- French Quarter
- Preservation Hall