New Orleans, Louisiana known as the ‘Big Easy’ dates back to the 1700's. Bohemian, opulent, mysterious, historical and indulgent are all words that are used to described New Orleans. It is one of the world's most fascinating cities and home to a truly unique melting pot of culture, architecture, food and music as represented by more than 250 years of French, Spanish, African, Creole and American culture and influence. As you walk through the historic districts you will experience all of this and the hospitality the south is renowned for!
Enjoy the abundance of world famous attractions, from the much loved French Quarter to bustling Bourbon Street, enjoy the historic unique districts, shopping, dining, riverboats, nightlife, museums, natural history and one of over 600 festivals that New Orleans and Louisiana have to offer throught the year.
New Orleans has festivals pretty much every month, with the most famous being Mardi Gras in February / March so plan in advance! With a choice of Cajun, Creole, Jazz and Blues it caters for all music tastes and much more besides. New Orleans loves to celebrate all occasions so enjoy St Patrick's Day, Bastille Day or Oktoberfest Louisiana style!
The Mississippi River is right on New Orleans door so a Riverboat Tour is a must. See the city and river onboard an old style paddleboat steamboat or take a historical plantation tour and giver yourself a chance to visit the magnificent homes from bygone days.
Food lovers will be in heaven here with all sorts of tasty cuisine on offer including traditional late night eats, open air dining, ethnic restaurants, Cajun, Creole, classic French cuisine, coffee shops and cafes.
Come down and experience New Orleans, one of America's most culturally and historically-rich destinations. Create and/or save a New Orleans quote easily online by completing our USA&Worldwide search box to the left, proceed to book if you wish or call us for further information. The choice is yours! For multicentre itineraries i.e. involving 2 or more destinations, for example, New Orleans & Memphis please contact Sunway for a tailor made quote.