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A City Bigger Than Life
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Feel Fully Alive in New Orleans

With its Creole roots, French influence, and Southern charm, New Orleans brings a bigger-than-life personality. It comes through in every facet of the city, from the distinct art and architecture to the renowned food and music. Visitors are embraced here, and locals love nothing more than to share the secrets of the city’s charm. From a quiet, contemplative morning at a cafe to a music-filled celebration that spills out into the streets, prepare to feel fully alive.

New Orleans Experience

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The Spirit of the City

Every New Orleans neighborhood pulses with unique energy and character. Wander the historic French Quarter through narrow, bustling streets as visitors look down on Jackson Square from cast-iron balconies. Head to the artsy Faubourg Marigny, where vibrant murals and eclectic shops create a bohemian vibe. Stroll along Magazine Street in the Garden District, lined with picturesque boutiques and charming cafes. Each stop reveals a new chapter in the city’s storied history.

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A NOLA Culinary Odyssey

New Orleans has elevated drinking and dining to an absolute art form. Café du Monde beckons with beignets and chicory coffee. Brennan’s is the perfect brunch destination with its eclectic blend of Creole and French influences. Try classic po'boys at Parkway Bakery & Tavern or upscale dining at Commander's Palace. To wrap up the evening, enjoy a cocktail with live jazz at The Spotted Cat Music Club or go for an old-fashioned speakeasy experience at Bar Tonique.

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Always a Joyful Scene

No city celebrates quite like New Orleans. Mardi Gras is a whirlwind of glittering costumes, booming brass bands, and king cakes devoured with glee. Then the soulful French Quarter Fest takes center stage, with music pouring from balconies and filling the air. Spring brings musical magic during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. June heats up with Pride, a rainbow-hued procession of self-expression. It’s time to grab your beads and don your dancing shoes.