Music along the Mississipi

New Orleans is renowned for toe tapping jazz, a unique mix of cuisines and an unrivaled club scene. Carnival, Music and Heritage Festival and Mardi Gras are famous jamborees occurring annually, drawing large crowds from all around the globe. Commencing in late November, City Park puts on a spectacular show with the City of Lights Festival. This is a living city, constantly dancing into the future while nodding respectfully to the past.

What you'll need

An ESTA, a passport with at least six months validity, and a visa depending on your nationality

Best time to go

February to May

Travel tip

Crime can be a big problem in NOLA. Keep your wits about you and your belongings close

Essentials to pack

A mix of hot weather clothing and smart casual wear for nights on the town

Top sights

Check out some of the most impressive landmarks, adrenaline-pumping activities, inspiring views and fascinating exhibits this city has on offer.

1French Quarter
2Mardi Gras
3Bourbon Street
4Jackson Square
5Royal Street
6City Park
7St Louis Cathedral
8Louisiana State Museum

New Orleans Hotels

Whether you want prime location, superior views or budget bliss, we can help you find the accommodation that suits your every need.


Make your trip unforgettable with these unique experiences.