new-orleans-louisianaHere are the top 10 places to visit in New Orleans and why, for you upcoming trip. The city’s attractions are something you should see at least once in your life.

 

Jackson Square

Take the time to stroll through the French Quarter and enjoy the historic surroundings. Jackson Square is a must see attraction in New Orleans, so head over there for a few hours and bring a camera with you.

 

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

The museum hosts a varied collection of paintings, photographs, and memorabilia dating back to the ancient times. If you visit the museum on Thursdays you will be able to attend the weekly music performances that take place here.

 

City Park

One of the 2 main parks in New Orleans, City Park attracts millions of visitors each year. The park offers walking paths, hiking trails, but also a space where music performances can be held.

 

Po-Boys

Do you want to get a taste of the typical cuisine in New Orleans? Visit Po-Boys for a chance to try the best sandwiches in town. The restaurant is always crowded, so try to visit it on a weekday instead of the weekend.

 

Visit the bars

Maybe you are in the mood for a cocktail, so visit one of the city’s numerous bars in order to try a new drink. Go to The Cure if you want to mix in with the eclectic crowd, or try French 75 for a more traditional setting.

 

The Faubourg Marigny

Take the time to attend some of the city’s best musical performances with a trip to this historical area. The Faubourg Marigny hosts many varied performances all throughout summer and not only, and offers the ideal setting for a night out with friends.

 

Aquarium of the Americas

If you are looking for some family related attractions, the Aquarium of the Americas offers exactly what you need. Take your kids here in order to experience the many species of sea life, and engage in the permanent interactive exhibits available.

 

The Insectarium

Maybe you like learning more about insects or you would like to see a butterfly related exhibit. In that case, visit the city’s famous Insectarium for at least an hour. The museum offers education programs as well, as you may get the chance to learn more about mosquitoes and other insects living in the area.

 

The Garden District

New Orleans is a city rich in history, and a trip to the Garden District gives you the opportunity to view most of its 19th century mansions. The beautiful homes are an ideal setting for pictures, and some of them are opened for tours on a constant basis.

 

Magazine Street

After so much sightseeing, you may be in the mood for a good dose of shopping. Magazine Street will cater to all your shopping needs, and here you can find anything you want including antiques and apparel. Take the time to stroll through the streets and maybe engage in window shopping, if the prices are too high for your budget.