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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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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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
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 historic sites. The aquarium and zoo are both some of the best I've visited (in the world). The WWII museum is incredible, if you enjoy history. It's very hot at that time of year, so just be prepared to experience high heat and high humidity. I visit several times a year, so if you have any other questions, just ask!
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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
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 crowded with people leaving. Restaurant waits should be short, as most visitors leave town that day. If you could wait a day or two later, it might be better for you.