What to do on Bourbon Street

Bourbon Street is one of the most famous and iconic streets in New Orleans, located in the heart of the French Quarter. It stretches for 13 blocks from Canal Street to Esplanade Avenue and is known for its lively and vibrant atmosphere. Visitors from all over the world travel to New Orleans just to stroll Bourbon Street and sample the flavors and attractions this legendary street has to offer. Let’s take a look at some of the best things to do on Bourbon Street.

Explore Local Cuisine

While not as renowned for its food as other parts of New Orleans, Bourbon Street still has plenty of eateries offering Cajun and Creole cuisine. Enjoy classic dishes like jambalaya, gumbo, beignets, and po’ boys, or seek out some of the lesser known delights like turtle soup, chicory coffee, or sno-balls.

Try Iconic Drinks

Don’t miss the opportunity to sample some of New Orleans’ signature drinks, such as the Hurricane and Hand Grenade. Many bars along Bourbon Street offer these famous concoctions. In addition, you can find other iconic drinks like the French 75, or an Absinthe frappe.

Visit Unique Shops

The street is dotted with quirky and unique shops offering items like voodoo dolls, Mardi Gras masks, and other souvenirs. It’s a fun place to shop for unusual and distinctive gifts.

Street Performers

Talented street performers often line Bourbon Street, offering everything from live music to magic shows. Be sure to tip them if you enjoy their performances.

Historic Architecture

While Bourbon Street is known for its revelry, it’s also home to some beautiful historic architecture. Admire the intricate ironwork, colorful facades, and classic balconies that line the street.

Haunted History Tours

The French Quarter is known for its haunted history, and Bourbon Street is no exception. Join a guided ghost tour to learn about the area’s spooky tales and legends.

Art Galleries

Explore the art galleries and studios that showcase local artists’ work. You might find unique pieces to take home as a souvenir.

A visit to Bourbon Street in New Orleans is an experience that encapsulates the essence of the city’s vibrant and dynamic culture. Bourbon Street offers a sensory journey that captivates and delights whether you’re strolling through the bustling crowds, savoring the local flavors, or simply soaking in the unique atmosphere, Bourbon Street promises memories that will stay with you long after your visit.

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