New Orleans - synergy of music, history and Southern cuisine
New Orleans, Louisiana, is a spectacular location for its historical significance, music, art and festive environment. During extended-stay housing, explore the city and return to a comfortable home-like setting.
New Orleans was founded in 1718 and the center square known as the French Quarter continues to be the city's main allure. Restaurants, hotels, music clubs, art studios and shops line the streets. The art galleries on Royal Street, night clubs on Bourbon Street, and 18th century architecture are world-renowned tourist attractions.
Music is woven into the fabric of New Orleans and that includes jazz, Latin, blues and reggae. Partake in seasonal music festivals, authentic local music on Frenchmen Street, and Cajun music and dancing on Julia Street. Go bowling to the beats of live funk, blues and zydeco music at the Mid-City Lanes Rock 'n Bowl.
Dining is a special experience in New Orleans. Traditional foods of the region include gumbo, jambalaya, red beans and rice, and crawfish. Sweets include beignets and bananas foster. Area dining also includes Italian, Mexican, Thai and vegan restaurants. Emeril Lagasse is on a long roster of celebrity chefs who own and operate New Orleans restaurants.
Imbibe the cultural events and historical landmarks in New Orleans and then unwind in extended-stay housing where the units are quietly decorated with distinctive furnishings and luxury bath amenities.