What to Know Before You Go
Where to eat? What to do? How to get around? Get answers to these questions and much more before you travel to New Orleans. View this New Orleans pre-travel information and you will be all set for your trip.
Tax Free Shopping for International Visitors
Louisiana is the first state to offer foreign visitors a refund of state and local taxes on goods when purchased from a retailer who is a member of the Louisiana Tax Free Shopping (LTFS) program. Find more information at www.louisianataxfree.com.
New Orleans in November
Fall in New Orleans is fairly mild. The average high in Nov. is 72° F (22° C) with lows around 52° F (11° C); providing perfectly warm days and comfortable nights to enjoy all of the sizzling culture New Orleans has to offer.
New Orleans has some of the most distinctive cuisine in the country. Favorites include creole classics like etouffee and gumbo, beignets and chicory coffee, muffulettas, po'boys… everyone is sure to find tastes to delight in! Follow your nose to the nearest bistro, or check out these recommendations:
On The Town is a great resource for recommendations and information about "can't be missed" eateries in New Orleans. Onsite visit the On The Town booth to make reservations. Before you leave you can make plans through Open Table.
Or be spontaneous and find your next meal as it rolls through the city with Roaming Hunger, food truck locator.