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French Quarter

Open today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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The heart and cultural center of New Orleans is the French Quarter, a must-see for its high energy, rich history, diverse architecture, music, street performers, renowned jazz clubs, lively nightlife and the finest art galleries and restaurants in...more
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As featured in 3 Days in New Orleans
Canal St to Esplanade Ave, Mississippi River to N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA
French Quarter
+1 833-218-3421
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The one night that we had not scheduled a late dinner happened to be a Saturday. So we really got to experience what Bourbon Street has to offer. Drinking while walking around is legal and encouraged. I didn't partake but there was a lot of...More

Thank tahkli71
Reviewed yesterday

Most definately worth the walk around especially at night, plenty of bars resturants and non stop music, street artists.

Thank Annie007_13
Reviewed yesterday

We wandered around the French quarter several days and nights. Always hidden gems of music, bars or restaurants. Its pretty lively and raucous, but its part of the history and sights of New Orleans.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed yesterday

We had never been to New Orleans. On television everything is so beautiful - balconies with flowers, etc. Much more run-down than I was expecting. We had a good time but I was just expecting so much more. It's almost like a daily carnival atmosphere....More

Thank Janet O
Reviewed yesterday

Locals were correct. Burbon street has a definite odor. Glad I saw it don't need to return.. New Orleans has soooo Much to offer outside of there... VERY FRIENDLY PEOPLE though.

Thank dmctc5
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

People enjoy their drinking among screams and laughter on the streets or balconies. Fortunately there are places where you can listen to good jazz live.

Thank JoanXX
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This part of town is great. Vibrant, friendly, great mixture of culture. The street performers are so good. It has a great atmosphere. Bourbon Street is a must at night. Just watch out for the drink, Green Grenade. Potent.

Thank _j0j6
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What can I tell you that has not already been said? Wander during the day, stay smart and on tourist streets at night . Eat food of great flavor , take a ghost tour and browse art.

Thank AmandafromVancouver
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walking through the French Quarter is the only way to see and appreciate all of the different styles of architecture and get the local neighborhood flavor. Some areas are absolutely gorgeous with near mansions and others are destitute with homeless drug addicts dotting the sidewalks....More

Thank Jeannie1717
Reviewed yesterday

If you are looking for something to remember your time in NOLA, this is the place to check out. Lots of little gifts and items, tshirts and hats. You name it, its here. The food stands are pretty decent as well.

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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25 September 2018|
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Response from watravelinggal | Reviewed this property |
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Georgetta T
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Response from StlBluesTraveler | Reviewed this property |
I second JohnandJane's response. It's nothing to write home about as a venue, you'll most likely be standing, and it can become ponderously hot. But the music is excellent and shouldn't be missed if you care about such... More
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Try the free spot hero app—saved vs hotel parking ($104 total for 3 day vs $38/nt hotel) and was still in and out access with valet within a block of the hotel. We have used this in Chicago and happy it is here in NOLA too... More