Explore the French Quarter, chow down on jambalaya, and check out historic sites such as Oak Alley Plantation in New Orleans.
The dazzling lights of New Orleans' skyline with the Superdome in the foreground.
Take a carriage ride down Royal Street and stop by the Royal Café for tasty gumbo, jambalaya and desserts.
Take a stroll through the French Quarter, and check out balconies beautifully decorated with colorful flora.
People head to Bourbon Street to experience the exciting nightlife, including bars, restaurants and strip clubs.
Enjoy a light breakfast in New Orleans with café au lait and beignets, a square doughnut without a hole.
Oak Alley Plantation is a great place to explore New Orleans' history and to see Civil War re-enactments.
A couple rides their bikes along the banks of the Mississippi near Jackson Square.
St. Louis Cathedral, built in 1718, is the oldest cathedral in the United States.
Visit the home of Edgar Germain Hilaire Degas, a famous French artist regarded as one of the founders of Impressionism.
Tourists can enjoy the beauty of New Orleans by taking a casual, scenic ride on a streetcar.