If the sole purpose of your trip to New Orleans is to have fun, we recommend at least 2 or 3 nights. Trust us when we tell you that you'll be able to enjoy more than enough nightlife during that time. Bourbon Street attacks you with force. Be sure to take as much time as possible during your 3 days in New Orleans to explore the historic French Quarter district.
You'll fall in love with the beautiful buildings with covered porches and balconies overlooking the streets illuminated with gas lamps. The most important addition to your New Orleans itinerary is to visit a plantation with the purpose of learning about slavery in the South. End the night of your day 2 or 3 days in New Orleans on Frenchmen Street, one of the best places to hang out in town. If you only have one full day in New Orleans, you really need to focus your itinerary on the main sights.
Or if you want to enjoy an exclusive dining and drinking experience, Arnaud's is known for its French 75, one of many classic New Orleans cocktails. Known for its great music, food and friendly people, there are plenty of things to do in New Orleans for a lifetime, but if you're visiting you'll want to visit all of the city's highlights and feel the general atmosphere that will make you want to come back for more. Next, there's no better way to immerse yourself in New Orleans cuisine than taking an exclusive food tour. What many don't know before coming to New Orleans is that there is much more to the city and the French Quarter than Bourbon Street.
There's no question that New Orleans is one of the most culturally and historically rich cities the United States has to offer. After lunch, follow your New Orleans itinerary, take a walk, and explore the next few blocks of colorful houses in Marigny. The interior decor, with chandeliers and the touch of old New Orleans, is no wonder it has been named one of the best Southern dining experiences. Walk down the street to The Spotted Cat (also called “The Cat”), one of the best live jazz venues in New Orleans.