New Orleans has a lot of history. It has been called many things, but now Conde Nast Traveller has called New Orleans the fourth best travel large city destination in the country. The magazine stated that aside from the obvious Mardi Gras and Cafe du Monde, "Its Creole, Cajun, and French roots inform everything from the music on Frenchman Street to the food and cocktails in the French Quarter over to the Bywater."
The city's cajun roots go back pretty far, but the guide also mentioned the revitalized warehouse district as a great place to visit. The district is home to a number of great museums and galleries to spend your day visiting.
"Our history, neighborhoods and, most of all, our unique culture embody the authentic spirit that is felt by every visitor who experiences New Orleans," said Stephen Perry, president and CEO of New Orleans & Company. The city will was ranked behind Chicago, Minneapolis, and Boston in order from first to third.
In responding to what lead to this city gaining accolades from such a prestigious magazine, Mark Romig, president and CEO of New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, said it was, "through the hard work, passion and focus of the more than 87,000 people who work in the hospitality, and we are deeply grateful for their efforts to ensure unforgettable experiences for our visitors from around the industry"