The 5 Things You Must Do on Your Next Trip to New Orleans
Collected by Geraldine Campbell, AFAR Local Expert
945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Plan on spending the better part of a day at the National World War II Museum, even if you profess limited interest in history. This fine, sprawling museum—formerly the D-Day Museum—is affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution, and...
1800 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
I was a bit skeptical about Square Root, Philip Lopez' Magazine Street spot, which has just 16 seats and serves a multi-course tasting menu as its only option. To me, eating in New Orleans is about muffalettas and po' boys, grits and grillades....
538 Hagan Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA
When it comes to po' boys, everyone has his/her favorite spot. Mine has always been Domilise's--until I went to Parkway Bakery & Tavern on my way back from City Park. Like Domilise's, it's off the beaten path, but well worth it. I ordered the...
City Park, New Orleans, LA, USA
When it comes to festivals, Mardi Gras get all the glory—and there's a reason for that: The weeklong celebration is non-stop action, with plenty of parades and parties, beads and booze. Still, lesser known fests like the Voodoo Music + Art...