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Between Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest in April, spring is a nonstop party in New Orleans. So it’s no surprise the city captured the No. 1 spot in most nightlife categories in T+L’s America’s Favorite Cities reader survey—including best happy hour, best wild weekend destination, and best singles scene. Bourbon Street, naturally, is spring-break headquarters. For a more interesting scene, grab a to-go cup and head over to Frenchmen Street in the Marigny, a neighborhood popular with locals for live music, dancing, and bars.

Most Crowded Spring Break Destinations

New Orleans

Between Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest in April, spring is a nonstop party in New Orleans. So it’s no surprise the city captured the No. 1 spot in most nightlife categories in T+L’s America’s Favorite Cities reader survey—including best happy hour, best wild weekend destination, and best singles scene. Bourbon Street, naturally, is spring-break headquarters. For a more interesting scene, grab a to-go cup and head over to Frenchmen Street in the Marigny, a neighborhood popular with locals for live music, dancing, and bars.

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Most Crowded Spring Break Destinations

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