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The partying never stops on Bourbon Street, the French Quarter's liveliest and wildest thoroughfare, where the rhythmic sounds of jazz, country western, Dixieland and sultry blues permeate the air. Brimming with life, you'll find everything from shopping to music to Cajun food to nightclubs.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good23%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
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“party street” (58 reviews)
“people watching” (206 reviews)
“mardi gras” (250 reviews)
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New Orleans, LA
French Quarter
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

There's no where else one can walk the streets cruising from bar to bar drinking and being entertained by a plethora of street bands and house bands. Street detracts and masks a few good restaurants. Even crazier by night

1  Thank cjdotheworld
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Back to back in evening of Mardi Gras, ok for adults but leave your children home. You will see all kind of things after dark

Thank teresa s
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Bourbon Street is party central. Anything goes. Don't bring kids here. Also, wear old clothes as there is a good chance you will have beer spilled on you. Shoulder to shoulder people and sometimes it is hard to walk. We prefer other areas of the...More

Thank curioustravelor2010
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Been here during "normal" days and all was ok - but during Mardi Gras it was crazy! It started out "fun" - people watching, drinking, taking it all in, but then at one point everyone seemed to huddle and almost crush those of us in...More

Thank Maryhelen E
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful city, friendly people! Don't buy the pre made signature drinks or if you do buy a shot to add to it. Let the good times roll 😊

Thank Heather A
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

This is probably one of the most popular streets in New Orleans. It has plenty of shops and restaurants. It was really busy during Mardi Gras but was easy to get around when it was over. Will visit again.

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 2 March 2017

t shirt shops and bars with bad drinks and strip clubs with really sad women. one good restaurant , but not a good reflection of the city

1  Thank kathy4444
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

For me it should be rated more than foremont street and it is really amazing during night.lots of people and amazing coverage by police dept.people are all boozing and roaming openly in street in search of beads.awesome oace and too happening

Thank Subhajit B
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Very interesting, great music on the streets, and some funny caracters there to good shopping and food don't think I would go at night, thank god they clean the streets in the morning

Thank Kimberlee L
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Interesting that you cannot experience elsewhere. Lots of shops and restaurants to experience. Very Casual dress. Pedicabs, trolleys and taxis available.

Thank Deborah S
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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
...More
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Ross P
12 August 2017|
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Response from Jan B |
We have been to New Orleans at Halloween - end of October - where everyone dresses up and walks the streets. Great atmosphere and fun just to watch the revellers. This year we went back at Mardi Gras in February/March... More
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Cynthia m
15 June 2017|
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Response from melligo2 | Reviewed this property |
One place we went to that a kid would love is the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, Cajun Swamp tours, Haunted History Walking Tour (not scary), St. Louis #1 Cemetery tour, National World War 2 museum, Mardi Gras... More
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Jody B
21 February 2017|
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Response from BradFr | Reviewed this property |
We left on Saturday morning. Friday was crowded!
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