29 Photos To Inspire You To Visit New Orleans

Just recently I got back from New Orleans where I spent Christmas with my family. We ate lots of amazing food that the city has to offer, walked the streets endlessly and just had an overall amazing experience in this colorful city that call the Crescent City.
I really narrowed down the amount of photos I am sharing and NOLA is a very easy place to take a million photos – there is such a great use of color everywhere, street performers, food, and just amazing things going on everywhere.
I hope these photos inspire you to visit!
*Some of these are holiday themed and will only look this way during the Christmas season*

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Sunset over Jackson Square

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Colorful homes

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Beignets at Cafe du Monde

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Mardi Gras Beads

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Colors

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Mardi Gras Vibes

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Best Breakfast – Ritz Carlton Club Lounge

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Best Christmas Decor – Roosevelt Hotel

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Street Art

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Colorful homes

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Fried okra – Willie Mae’s

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Walking Bourbon Street

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Street Performs in Jackson Square

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Lafayette Cemetery

 
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Garden District Home

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Colorful homes

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Carousel Bar

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Bourbon Street area

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Frenchman Street

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Street Art

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Fun

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Royal Sonesta

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Colorful Streets

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Colorful Streets

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Courtyard – RItz Carlton

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Colorful homes

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Street Performers

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Darling Home

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Ritz Carlton Reception area

16 Comments

  1. January 26, 2018 / 3:10 am

    Beautiful! I have been there twice. So fun to explore, but never enough time to see a lot. I love your photos!

    • January 26, 2018 / 3:30 am

      Thank you! Iā€™m ready to go back – so much to see and do!

  2. January 26, 2018 / 4:06 am

    I will be attending Mardi Gras next month and you definitely inspired me with your photography skills! What other good restaurants did you enjoy most? Excited to visit all these places!

    • January 26, 2018 / 4:39 am

      Aww thank you!! I loved Willie Maes Scotch House, Cafe du Monde, Ritz Carlton Afternoon Tea, and the gumbo just about everywhere was insane

  3. January 26, 2018 / 8:49 pm

    I love this post! I went to New Orleans for a day whilst travelling in the summer, these pictures make we want to go back šŸ˜Š

  4. Paul
    January 27, 2018 / 6:00 am

    You have an eye for detail
    Nicky. Thanks for sharing Iā€™m heading to the city next month.

  5. January 27, 2018 / 8:11 pm

    So amazing, it is definitely on my list of places I want to see

  6. February 2, 2018 / 3:25 pm

    Sooo many things to love aboout New Orleans and beignets are my favourite!! <3

  7. February 13, 2018 / 1:28 am

    New Orleans is amazing, especially at Christmas time. I live about 100 miles west of The Big Easy and I never get tired of visiting. Great post.

  8. Carnegie Travel Program
    February 14, 2018 / 5:57 pm

    Beautiful photos! We just wrote about Mardi Gras, and your photos certainly capture NOLA’s colorful style! Can’t wait to read more šŸ™‚

  9. February 22, 2018 / 6:31 pm

    New Orleans is definitely near the top of my To-Go list and these photos only make me more excited for when I do get around to going

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