Why Visit New Orleans
New Orleans is rich in nicknames: Crescent City, NOLA, and The Big Easy. For 300 years, a cultural infusion of European, African, and Caribbean flavors has created a rich roux of art, music, and food unique to any city in the world. Visit New Orleans for its diverse flavors and relentless spirit of celebration.
When to Visit New Orleans
Known as Festival Capital of the World, New Orleans hosts more than 100 annual events illuminating the fun-loving spirit of the city. Ready to celebrate New Orleans travel? Festival season runs late spring through fall. Holiday fests light up winter and lead to the belle of New Orleans’ festivals, Mardi Gras.
Weather in New Orleans
New Orleans summers are long and sultry. Humidity rises in May, and days can average more than 90 degrees Fahrenheit in summer. Fall is sometimes called “please all” season for its moderate daytime temps, cooler evenings, and less rain. In winter, visit New Orleans with a light jacket.