New Orleans is known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant music scene, and spicy cuisine, leaving you plenty to sink your teeth into. With activities on all year, here’s our top five choices in New Orleans this week.
1. New Orleans Ghost, Voodoo, & Vampire walking tour
Whether you’re into superstitions or are the guy who has an explanation for every floorboard creek and movement, New Orleans is widely known as the most haunted city in America. This two-hour tour covers every side of ghosts, voodoo, and vampires with plenty of hauntingly scary surprises along the way.
Price: $17.00 per person
2. The National WW2 Museum
The National WW2 Museum is a top-rated tourist destination within New Orleans, ranking as the second-best in America behind the Grand Canyon. With compelling stories, ancient artifacts, and an unforgettable trip in history, the National WW2 Museum is a must-visit location for your itinerary.
Price: $28.50 per person
3. New Orleans Secrets
Would it really be a trip to New Orleans if you didn’t visit and eat at the number one rated restaurant in the city, New Orleans Secrets? I didn’t think so. From the more classic eggs benedict, to the true flavor of New Orleans, you’ll find yourself indulged by the cuisine, so much so you might just consider moving here.
4. French Quarter
The cultural center and heart of the city is the French quarter. You’ve most likely seen it on TV, with popular shows and films including Forever My Girl, Live and Let Die, and the vampire diaries.
Upon visiting the French Quarter you’ll see some of the finest art, taste some of the most exquisite cuisines, and if you’re feeling up for it, experience the renowned nightlife that is plastered throughout the city.
5. New Orleans Cooking Class
What better way to take your newly found flavor and cuisine of New Orleans back home, or across the road to your apartment than a cooking class held in the molasses warehouse within the French Quarter.
In this cooking class, you’ll learn authentic dishes such as gumbo, jambalaya, and pralines – plenty to impress your friends with your newly found New Orleans cooking talent. Taught by professional chefs, you’re in some of the best hands in New Orleans. Also, enjoy complimentary drinks and food to satisfy your needs.
The bottom line
Whether visiting New Orleans for the first time or have an apartment in the City, there really is plenty to do. We highly recommend visiting the French Quarter, the heart and cultural center of the City while getting a feel for some of the most authentic and eye-opening cuisines along your way.
Likewise, be sure to check out some of the top tourist attractions as listed within this article, we promise, you won’t regret it!