What Makes New Orleans A Perfect Travel Destination?

February 1, 2021

“In the spring of 1988, I returned to New Orleans, and as soon as I smelled the air, I knew I was home. It was rich, almost sweet, like the scent of jasmine and roses around our old courtyard. I walked the streets, savoring that long lost perfume.”

Anne Rice

With more than 18.51 million (approximately) visitors every year, New Orleans witnessed an increase in the number of visitors by 4.29% annually. This vibrant city had a total population of more than 390,144 in 2019, which has risen in the past year.

New Orleans: The Land Of Expensive Cuisine 

New Orleans is world-widely recognized for the festivals, annual celebrations, delectable food, variant cultures submerging into one, and most importantly, for Mardi Gras. As it holds a lot of colors and vivacious memories to give, many travelers call it a vibrant city with exotic colors. 

What makes your tour to New Orleans even more interesting is friendly people, amazing live music, and a wide variety of food items to choose from. This city has various things and spots to entertain you. With this, it won’t be wrong to call it one of the best preferred international cities in the U.S. 


Nothing to exaggerate here but people in New Orleans are extremely supportive, helpful, and friendly to assist travelers to the best. The way they welcome foreigners to their land makes this place a hassle-free spot to relish in. From food to accommodations, you can get assistance for anything you require. 


Unarguably, New Orleans has some of the best museums in the world. Most museums located in Orleans are nationally accredited; therefore, they are maintained appropriately. The best ones are: the World War II Museum, New Orleans Museum of Art, Pharmacy Museum, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, and Backstreet Cultural Museum. 

Adventures To Make You Live Life To The Fullest 

New Orleans is sea-level in the swamps, with limited swamp tours planned for this place. There are some guided boat tours, canoe adventures, kayak trips, and fishing spots to relish the most. New Orleans has some wild animals like alligators with exotic birds and plants to add more to your outdoor attraction experiences. 

FREE Festivals

New Orleans is well-recognized for its FREE celebrations going on for weeks and keeping the ambiance of the city lively forever. And being a part of such festivals is one of the best things to do in New Orleans as a traveler. The city throws parades and parties on any occasion, changing the entire city’s air and atmosphere. What makes this celebration time even more special is its neighborhood cities performing Giant Puppet Art Festivals. The events are full of loud music, good food, and other entertainment sources, keeping people busy in the celebrations. 

Epic Nightlife

Glittering roads, night clubs, late-night dance parties, night street food, and what else do you expect to make your nightlife better than ever before? Several bars and restaurants are offering live music facilities adding more to the entertaining ambiance. What adds more to the nightlife is the 24/7 restaurant and street food stalls serving delectable meals at reasonable prices.

Lavish Restaurants

Are you a foodie who loves to hop on different cuisines without compromising on the quality and taste? If yes, then New Orleans is the right destination waiting for you. This lively city has the best-in-class restaurants offering a line of cuisines prepared by celebrated chefs and staff. Most restaurants in New Orleans offer dishes made with traditional processes to preserve its essence and give you the taste you have been looking for. Therefore, you can’t find the taste you get in New Orleans anywhere else in the world. 

Quick Wrap-Up

New Orleans is a city of multiple colors, cuisines, and friendly people who make your stay and travel experience the best. Besides good quality and affordable accommodations options, New Orleans offers you many reasons to visit and enjoy your stay here. 

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Andi Perullo de Ledesma

I am Andi Perullo de Ledesma, a Chinese Medicine Doctor and Travel Photojournalist in Charlotte, NC. I am also wife to Lucas and mother to Joaquín. Follow us as we explore life and the world one beautiful adventure at a time.

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