New Orleans Travel Guide
Welcome to New Orleans!
This WorldWeb.com travel and tourism guide for New Orleans, featuring hotels and other accommodations, tours, attractions, events, shopping and more, will help you plan a successful visit to New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.
New Orleans is legendary. The city offers an unparalleled blend of history and culture that is vibrantly expressed through events, restaurants and cultural venues. Whether taking in live theater, shopping the unique galleries and boutiques or attending one of the many festivals, there is plenty to do in New Orleans. Each year the city attracts thousands of visitors for Mardi Gras, a celebration of epic proportions boasting parades, street parties and costume balls. No visit is complete without a tour of the city's historic French Quarter, a bustling cultural center and the heart of New Orleans. The French Quarter features a host of live music clubs, which offer everything from traditional New Orleans-style jazz to rock to country; a rich selection of restaurants, including Cajun, Creole, Southern and French cuisine; and guided tours, which delve into the area's culture and explore the wealth of historic sites.
The layout of the City of New Orleans was designed by Audrien de Pauger in 1721 around what is now called Jackson Square at the center of the French Quarter.
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Offered every evening of the year at 7pm and 8:30pm, this guided walking tour takes visitors to locations associated with ghost apparitions, paranormal activity and supernatural occurrences.