If so, we highly recommend that you start with a minimum of 4 full days in New Orleans and work your way up from there. It's a big city and there's a good reason why it's known as “The Big Easy”: it's one of the worst places to go fast. NOLA's culture is relaxed and time goes by slowly when you're there. I recommend spending at least 3 full days in New Orleans.
While you could easily spend more than 3 days, this is plenty of time to see New Orleans' major attractions and major points of interest. If you don't want to rush, I recommend spending at least 4 or 5 full days exploring the area. New Orleans is full of Creole and Cajun food, live jazz, street performers, history, beautiful architecture and a famous appreciation for all of life's temptations. Life in the Big Easy is lived well.
Many, many visits later and countless hours of walking, taking tours, listening to live music and eating as much food as possible, I have compiled what I think is the perfect itinerary to help you make the most of your time in the Big Easy. Take a voodoo or ghost tour. NOLA is considered one of the most haunted cities in the country thanks to the city's voodoo roots. New Orleans voodoo is a group of clandestine religious practices that emerged from the African religious traditions that enslaved people brought to the United States.
Voodoo and occultism are synonymous with New Orleans. From ghost and vampire stories to Marie Laveau (the city's most historic and famous voodoo practitioner), New Orleans has a certain influencing factor. If you're visiting New Orleans for the first time, today I'm sharing tips and tricks to help you have an incredible trip. If you want to spend two days in New Orleans soon, you're about to see one of the most exciting places the United States has to offer.
You won't have enough time to see everything comfortably in 4 days, but you'll surely be able to visit the main sights of New Orleans at a reasonably comfortable pace. If you only have 1 day to spend in the city, then this is a great option to see everything that's on your itinerary. With only 2 days in New Orleans, it's a bit ambitious to get in, but it's essential to understanding the history of New Orleans. Fortunately, overeating is practically a requirement with just 2 days left to sample all of the food in New Orleans.
If you're willing to spend time and money, a stay of more than 7 days in New Orleans will give you plenty of time to see and do just about everything. If you're spending 3 or more days in New Orleans, there are many more things you could add to your itinerary. If you have less than 2 days, here's a short and pleasant itinerary to visit New Orleans in just one day. It can be difficult to plan your New Orleans itinerary and determine which attractions to spend your money on.
Many companies offer transportation to and from hotels, making it an easy and fun day trip from New Orleans. This quick guide will tell you everything you need to know to plan the perfect number of days for your vacation. On the morning of the second day, head to Jackson Square and follow the powdered sugar route to the world-famous Café du Monde. This mix of French and African cultures led to the creation of the Afro-Creole culture of New Orleans, a culture that still survives to this day (this is also when voodoo began to take root here).