New Orleans is often regarded as one of the most romantic and European cities in America, so there are no surprise that couples in love flock here to enjoy the sites, the sounds, and each other. The couples of all ages, races, nationalities, and walks of life will definitely find something to remember from their trip here.
We collected a few tips how to make your trip the most romantic and successful:
This city is entertaining and lively any time of the year, so you will never be disappointed.
December is definitely a great time to visit the Big Easy. Christmas period offers holiday magic and special events all over the city and French Quarter. The New Year celebration is big here and attracts many party goers to its Riverwalk for endless parties, fireworks right above the Mississippi River, and great music.
February is famous for its Mardi Gras parades and wild celebration. This is a great opportunity to enjoy the endless party and forget the routine with the one you love.
Springs brings beautiful weather and world-famous Spring Festivals . Visit New Orleans to enjoy some great music and food during French Quarter or New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festivals.
Summer comes with sizzling heat and low accommodation prices. Couples enjoy romantic night strolls through tropical smells filled streets. The crowds are reduced and the city enjoys some serenity - perfect time for romance.
Fall rushes in with cool crisp weather, Halloween parades, haunting houses, and romantic carriage rides through quiet cobblestone streets and famed Garden District.
Where you choose to stay is important. You want to soak up everything this romantic city has to offer. Location, views, amenities should be considered in advance. Most couples enjoy staying close to the main attractions and love car-free few days.
French Quarter is always a popular place to stay and offers plenty of great and more expensive hotels. The nearby Esplanade Avenue and Business District both have some nice hotels and newly renovated condominiums. They are just a short streetcar ride away from the most famous places and less expensive than French Quarter accommodations.
New Orleans definitely has plenty of them to cater to even the pickiest eaters and foodies.
Some, like Broussard's offer quaint courtyards to enjoy your romantic dinners, while others, like Ralph's on the Park should be visited for the views. And finally, virtually all the places here have plenty of great seafood, Cajun staples, and live music.
New Orleans is the soul of America. The city is old, historic, mystic, romantic, and always beautiful. Find what you like to do and enjoy all it has to offer - visit museums and old cemeteries, shop for art and hand-made souvenirs, take swamp boat tours, party at festivals, or combine it all for the ultimate Big Easy experience. Most importantly, live and love more while here, because that's what New Orleans is all about.