New Orleans, LA

29° N, 90° W

Suit up in your purple, gold and green and take a trip to the bayou to visit the nation's most vibrant city. NOLA is known for its deep roots in jazz, fascinating locals, and legendary annual Mardi Gras celebration.

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  • Eat


    No trip to the Big Easy is complete without sinking your teeth into a classic Muffaletta sandwhich at the Cochon Butcher. Locals also hail their Duck Pastrami Sliders and Pancetta Mac & Cheese as instant classics.

  • Drink

    Pat O'Brien's

    Stop by this Bourbon Street mainstay to indulge in the original 'Hurricane' and experience the best dueling piano bar in the city.

  • Stay

    Hotel Monteleone

    The French Quarter begins when you step into the lobby at the Hotel Monteleone. Make sure to stop by the Carousel Piano Bar to have a drink at the only revolving bar in Louisiana.

  • Explore

    Audubon Park

    Smack dab between the Mississippi River and St. Charles Avenue, Audubon Park is New Orleans hidden gem filled with huge live oak trees and wondering lagoons.

  • Shop

    French Market

    Get lost in all 6 blocks of Nola's famous French Market that brings locals a unique mix of shops, restaurants, farmers market, and flea market.

  • Listen

    Balcony Music Club

    Located between Bourbon Street and Frenchman lies this local favorite, which pours blues, jazz and funk music out onto the streets 7 days a week.


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Fun Fact

Mardi Gras' history dates back to 1703 where it originated in Mobile, AL then slowly made its way to New Orleans.