Ahhh, New Orleans. Arguably one of the few cities in America where the culture is all it’s own; everything from music to food to dancing and more. It’s unique culture makes it one of the hottest spots for travelers to vacation to for so many reasons. According to some recent statistics, because of the unique New Orleans attractions during the holiday weekend, it is becoming one of the fastest growing Fourth of July vacation destinations.
The actual Independence Day falls on a Monday this year, but rest assured, there are plenty of things to do in New Orleans 4th of July weekend. The Essence Festival brings out people for all over the country, hosting today’s hottest musicians and artists for a four day long festival. This year, performers include Kendrick Lamar, Digable Planets, Ciara, and more.
For those looking for something more conventionally Fourth of July, there are plenty of steamboat cruises available. Watch the fireworks display from the Natchez or the Creole Queen and enjoy dinner and live entertainment as you sail along the Mighty Mississippi. The fireworks display in New Orleans has been rated a “Top 20 Event” by the Southeast Tourism Society and one of the “Top Five Must-See Fireworks Displays in the U.S.”.
Even if you happen to miss the festivities of Fourth of July, a vacation in Nawlins’ is appropriate all year round thanks to all the great New Orleans attractions. There is so much history in the city. War buffs can visit the National WWII Museum; music lovers can head over to New Orleans Jazz National Historic Park to take in the city’s role in “America’s Greatest Art Form”.
Explore the famous French Quarter and check out Jackson Square where a barrage of street entertainers, local artists, and more hang out. Admire great architecture like the St. Louis Cathedral or take a stroll down the famous Bourbon Street. Plenty of interactive walking tours are available and there are a number of bars and restaurants for quick pit stops and tastings along the way.
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