New Orleans

New Orleans Travel Guide

Articles about New Orleans

By Katrina Brown Hunt

Sauce or no sauce? Burnt ends or whole pig? Travel + Leisure readers offered meaty results in the search for the nation’s best barbecue. 

By Beth Lipton

In case you want to go a little lighter in between the jambalaya, po’boys, bread pudding, and adult beverages.

By Brooke Porter Katz
You can’t talk about New Orleans’s restaurant scene without mentioning John Besh. The all-star chef runs nine restaurants via his Besh Group—including the new Shaya (with executive chef/partner and James Beard Award winner Alon Shaya) and the taqu...
By Mimi Swartz

A decade after Katrina, New Orleans hasn't just rebuilt and regrouped, it’s become a new kind of place altogether.

By Mimi Swartz
The Katrina crosses can still be found all over New Orleans. They first appeared as soon as rescue teams could make their way into the city, after the 2005 hurricane and ensuing flood caused by collapsing levees. Rescue teams spray-painted the X’s...
By Katrina Brown Hunt

Recycling bins are only the beginning: Travel + Leisure readers picked the best cities for earth-friendly perks like solar-powered hotels, bike-powered beer bars, and fabulous recycled fashions. 

Hotels in New Orleans

This 75-acre farm has a bed and breakfast that’s ideal for families thanks to its petting zoo, horseback-riding trails, and canoeing and tubing trips down the nearby Bogue Chitto River. Choose between three standard rooms or an eight-bed bunkhouse.

Things to do in New Orleans

There are over 4,000 exotic, threatened, or endangered animals at the one-of-a-kind center on 900 acres. Take the half-hour guided Safari Wagon Tour to spot giraffes, camels, and kangaroos.