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French Quarter

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The heart and cultural center of New Orleans is the French Quarter, a must-see for its high energy, rich history, diverse architecture, music, street performers, renowned jazz clubs, lively nightlife and the finest art galleries and restaurants in...more
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Reviewed today via mobile

As is expected- it will o lo get worse not better! Streets and service are a thing of the past! Even in cold weather which’s makes it more bearable, it is sad to see the state of the streets and whole Quarter. It is overrated...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pacob979
Reviewed today

Just wander the streets for a couple of hours and be sure to get on a walking history tour to help you figure things out.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sightsee543549
Reviewed yesterday

Daily flea market type atmosphere...we were disappointed that some vendors close up early as we were still shopping. Some local handmade items and some cheesy trinkets...there's something for most everyone here.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bev G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is a great place to visit! Wear comfortable shoes the sidewalks but a great atmosphere for fun. There is everything you could ever want if you are looking for a crowd, variety and love people. The food, art and culture of the French...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Z8063LUjuliep
Reviewed yesterday

You will love the French Quarters. It is a nice get away. I go to New Orleans as often as I can. Like to go end of Summer. Easy to move around as school has started back and lots of available place to go and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank M7032KNjacks
Reviewed yesterday

I have been to the Quarter dozens of times. It is always fun to walk down different streets and see new stores, galleries,bars, restaurants and all the people. Our walk down Bourbon St was a nice surprise as there are newer sidewalks and it seemed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pip18Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Don’t come tired as there is so much to do! There is something for everyone and your senses will be ready to explode with all the excitement on every street! A must to come here at least once in your lifetime as it is like...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Porsche-the-Traveler
Reviewed 2 days ago

Hung out here for a little awhile. There was a lot going on and really no complaint other than it was hard to find a restroom.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cutailgater
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Bourbon Street is a must see when you visit New Orleans. Bars line both sides of the street most with live bands and I cover charge. A few require a minimum drink purchase, most do not. Music varies from country, rock, oldies, blues and jazz....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Christina M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We walked so many of these streets every day during our visit. There are countless restaurants, bars and cafes around. The night life is amazing but can get very crowded. A must for anyone visiting New Orleans.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bjeronimo
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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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16 January 2019|
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Response from WPLandry | Reviewed this property |
If you are only planning to visit New Orleans, 3-5 days is plenty. I disagree with some of the other comments, especially staying on Bourbon Street. That's fun for nightlife, but nothing more. You'll want to visit the... More
24 December 2018|
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Response from chickenboo2 | Reviewed this property |
Both. Daytime is a bit calmer, early morning is less busy. Nighttime is busy and a lot more performers I think.
18 December 2018|
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Response from highflyr50 | Reviewed this property |
The city will be quiet that day with folks returning to work and regular routines. Traffic will be normal, but streets will still be in need of deep cleaning. I’d think you’d be fine to arrive that day, but airports will be... More