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New Orleans Holidays 2024 & 2025 Straddling the mighty Mississippi River, the streets of ‘The Big Easy’ are alive with music, food and entertainment

New Orleans Holidays

New Orleans is a city known for its vibrant culture, immersive music scene and delicious food. Offering an unforgettable holiday experience to all visitors, New Orleans sets itself apart from most other American cities.

From the world-famous Mardi Gras celebration to the jazz festivals, there is always something exciting happening in the city. Visitors can indulge in a variety of cuisines, including classic Cajun and Creole dishes, and explore the numerous museums and galleries showcasing local art and history.

With its stunning architecture, colourful history, and unique traditions, a New Orleans holiday is the perfect introduction to Southern USA.

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    Popular New Orleans Holidays & Fly Drives

    Some favourite New Orleans holiday ideas that can be personalised to suit your plans.

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    Holidays to New Orleans 2024 & 2025

    Home to New Orleans’ rich and famous, the popular Garden District is the place to enjoy the quieter side of the city – it boasts old Victorian and Greek Renaissance homes tucked behind canopies of Spanish moss-draped oak trees.

    The Riverfront area, adjacent to the French Quarter, is a great setting to enjoy the mighty Mississippi River; there are sweeping vistas, public art displays, walkways with street performers as well as excellent shopping and dining options.

    Things to do in New Orleans

    • Go in search of wildlife in the Louisiana Swamps and Bayous
    • Enjoy a Dinner Cruise on the Mighty Mississippi
    • Wander around the famous Jackson Square
    • Look around the impressive Garden District
    • Explore the many cemeteries in the city
    • Marvel at the beautiful oak trees in Audubon Park
    • Snapback in time at the Oak Alley Plantation
    • Browse the stalls at the French Market
    • Try the culinary delicacies; beignets and gumbo

    Getting There

    By Road – Memphis 395 miles; Houston 347 miles; Atlanta 470 miles

    By Rail –  Memphis 8 hours; Chicago 19 hours; San Antonio 15 Hours

    By Air – Direct flights from the UK and most major cities

    Getting Around

    New Orleans is flat, picturesque and made for walking. There are plenty of taxis, great public transportation and a streetcar ride is as much entertainment as a practical means of getting around!

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    Holidays Designed For You

    Discover America your way. Combine a self drive with a city stay or an escorted tour with a cruise.

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