New Orleans is the city of jazz, Mardis Gras, and Cajuns cuisine. Located along the Mississippi River, it is the largest city in Louisiana and one of the largest inland ports in the United States.
New Orleans is a true melting pot of cultures. In addition to the French speaking Cajuns, its population includes Creoles, Italian, Irish and German immigrants and the descendants of black slaves. The cultural diversity is reflected particularly in its music, its food, and of course in its calendar of festivals. Its individuality also finds expression in its popular names such as The Big Easy. This was the birthplace of jazz, the metropolis of the Old South is a wonderful destination and draws visitors all year!New Orleans Schedule