Say New Orleans to anybody and the immediate image that comes to mind is Mardi Gras with all its colorful floats, street parties, elaborate masks, great food and the French Quarter. But any time of the year, a visit to New Orleans is a vacation to remember for the rest of your life.
Love to eat (and who doesn’t), the unique cuisine of this region has spawned some of the most famous chefs around. From Creole to Cajun, to BBQ to seafood, New Orleans has it all. New Orleans not only offers culinary tours but hosts weekend culinary festivals, both geared towards letting see for yourself why it is one of top 3 food destinations in the world.
Do you love period architecture? The French Quarter has some of the most gorgeous buildings on the east coast and you should definitely see it. Retaining the flavor of their French origins back in the early 1700’s. these historic homes let you step back in time and enjoy some regionally specific houses such as the Shotgun, Creole Cottage and Raised Center-Hall villa, most of which date back to colonial days. Many of the famous neighborhoods have walking tours and in the spring, some incredible private homes and gardens go on display.
Did you miss Mardi Gras this year? There are several museums dedicated to the history of Mardi Gras. The Louisiana State Museum lets you explore all the stages to this famous party. The Rivertown Mardi Gras Museum allows you to enjoy over 100 years of Mardi Gras history. The Germaine Casenave Wells Mardi Gras Museum offers you the opportunity to view a wonderful collection of gowns, costumes and other memorability.
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