New Orleans Travel Guide

Adam celebrates France’s Bastille Day and Spain’s San Fermin festival in New Orleans. He participates in the "running of the bulls," eats European-inspired grilled cheese and sees a smoke-breathing bull float.

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Cochon

Its name means “pig” in French, but there’s much more than swine on the menu. Located in the Warehouse District, Cochon offers a wide array of culinary delights, paired with delicious drinks from the bar.

930 Tchoupitoulas St
New Orleans, LA 70130

 
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Hotel Provincial

Located inside the French Quarter, this reasonably priced hotel offers excellent service and a rustic atmosphere. It’s even listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

1024 Rue Chartres
New Orleans, LA 70116

 
Travel
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

In 2001, this gateway to New Orleans was renamed after hometown musician, Louis Armstrong, in honor of his 100th birthday.

900 Airlines Dr
Kenner, LA 70062

 
See & Do
Old US Mint

During Bastille Day, the Old US Mint hosts a variety of French-themed vendors. From crepes to quiche Lorraine, you can find it here.

400 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116

 
Sleep
The Roosevelt New Orleans

Experience Southern hospitality like never before in this Waldorf-Astoria-owned hotel. Located on the edge of the French Quarter, this hotel is not only convenient if you choose to explore, but also luxurious if you opt to stay in.

123 Baronne St
New Orleans, LA 70112

 
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The Sugar Mill

The Sugar Mill is the headquarters of the city’s own Running of the Bulls, but with roller derby girls armed with plastic bats playing the role of the bulls. Before and after the race, this is where the party’s at.

1021 Convention Center Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70130

 
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Washington Square

Not so far off the beaten path is Washington Square. Food trucks assemble at the park on Sunday mornings, but there’s much more to the area. Walk a few blocks in any direction to experience the local hang-outs.

Dauphine St at Frenchmen St
New Orleans, LA 70116

 

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