New Orleans, United States Travel Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

New Orleans is certainly one of America’s classic cities, with a rare combination of being very touristy and very cool at the same time. The French influences have contributed to this being one of the world’s great food cities as well.


Why Visit New Orleans

New Orleans Facts

Population 340,000
Area 1,200,000
Timezone UTC-6
Currency US dollar
Airports Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)

Where to eat and drink in New Orleans

Budget breakfastSome great and cheap options are available if you look around.$5.00 - $9.00
Budget lunchThere are plenty of casual neighborhood lunch places with great food at decent prices.$6.00 - $11.00
Budget dinnerProper restaurants here can be pricey, but good budget options do exist.$12.00 - $19.00
Beer (pint)Happy hour deals on and around Bourbon Street make getting drunk cheap here.$3.00 - $6.00
Cocktails (glass)Mixed drinks range greatly in price, and some specials can be very cheap.$5.00 - $10.00
Cafe du Monde beignetThis square and famous donut is not to be missed. Prices are for 3 small ones at the famous cafe.$2.00
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When to visit New Orleans

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)

New Orleans Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar7:03am7:12pm
21 Jun6:00am8:04pm
21 Sep6:48am6:58pm
21 Dec6:52am5:05pm

Where to stay in New Orleans

New Orleans Hotel Seasons

New Orleans Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar32.00 - 89.00
starstarstarstarstar64.00 - 220.00
starstarstarstarstar102.00 - 230.00
starstarstarstarstar170.00 - 356.00
starstarstarstarstar236.00 - 420.00
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New Orleans Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed25.00 - 30.00

Where to go before and after