New Orleans Vacations: The Big Easy
Welcome to the Big Easy. Considered America’s most European and Caribbean city, New Orleans has a mish-mash of French, Spanish, Haitian, and Cuban influence…making it a unique melting pot of cultures. Whether you walk through the historic French Quarters or down Bourbon Street, you’re sure to be treated to some great food and of course, live music wherever you go. Always in party-mode, the city celebrates all its 120+ festivals with equal passion—a reflection of the collective joie de vivre. With all the insider insights, Liberty Travel can craft the perfect vacation for you.
New Orleans at a Glance
Currency: U.S. Dollar ($)
Tipping Customs: Anywhere between 15 – 20%, unless service charge is added
Power Up: Type A or Type B plug, 120 V (the standard in the United States)
Popular Drink: Sazerac - New Orleans’ official cocktail
Must Eat: Boudin – a spicy Cajun sausage
Weather: A humid subtropical climate with long, hot, humid summers and short, mild winters.
Best Time to Visit: Early spring to late fall, and between Christmas and New Year’s when it’s mild and the festivals are in full swing.
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Top Things to Do in New Orleans
Head to Frenchmen Street
A popular spot for locals, it’s a four-block stretch of live music, bars, restaurants, nightclubs and art galleries.
Visit the National WWII Museum
See history come to life with interactive displays as you get an in-depth look at every aspect of the conflict.
Experience Mardi Gras
Celebrated the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, it’s America’s most vibrant parade party with floats, costumes, music and dance.
Take a French Quarter walking tour
Learn about the history and mysteries of New Orleans' oldest and most famous neighborhood.
Savor Cajun Cooking
Just 45 minutes away from New Orleans, go up and down the Cajun Bayou food trail for delicious authentic Cajun food experiences.
New Orleans Vacation Packages: Endless Fun the Liberty Travel Way
Whether you’re looking to explore New Orleans like a local, or soak in its iconic sites like a tourist, Liberty Travel’s consultants can create a New Orleans vacation package crafted just for you.
When you book with us, you get:
- Real People. More than a travel agent, your New Orleans consultant is a fellow traveler with a passion to help you see the world.
- Perfect Match. We’ll pair you with a destination expert who has insider knowledge of New Orleans for a truly personalized booking experience
- Crafted Vacations. Stay in hand-selected hotels. Get connected with local guides and enriching experiences. Choose from among our exclusive New Orleans vacation packages, including our CITYbreaks.
- Support. With 24/7 support, we’ll be with you every step of the way.
We know New Orleans. Leave the planning to us.