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10 Reasons Everyone Wants to Move to New Orleans

If you’ve been contemplating making the move to the Big Easy, you should be nothing but excited. The city is full of amazing food, culture, and people. Every day in New Orleans is a party if you want it to be – here’s a look at our favorite things about this amazing city.

10. You can travel in style

It’s streetcar weather in NOLA! Care for a ride? #followyournola

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Streetcar weather permitting, there’s always a cool way to get from point A to point B.

9. The climate is perfect

Cheers to 77 years of air conditioned tummies. @snobliz is officially open for snoball season! #followyournola

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We’re the sixth hottest major city in the USA. Leave your winter clothes when you make the move. It’s always the right time for a snoball.

8. It’s a party

The Luck o’ the Irish is with us. We’ve got clear skies and a cool breeze for the Irish Channel Parade! #followyournola

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Whatever you love, there’s a festival for it in New Orleans. Bring your dancing shoes and your appetite.

7. The fresh seafood

First Friday of Lent, and that means time for boiled crawfish, y’all. #followyournola

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Crawfish, oysters, catfish – we’ve got the goods.

6. Southern charm

It’s hard not to get carried away by the Vieux Carre. Photo: @davidlhoste #followyournola

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The history in New Orleans is everywhere, from the architecture to the greenery.

5. The Po-Boys


Sink your teeth into one of these and you’re sure to never leave.

4. There’s always a good drink nearby

#NationalMartiniDay? We’ll take ours in a @patobriens hurricane glass. Cheers to the weekend, y’all! #followyournola

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Grab a Hurricane and watch your blues melt away.

3. The music

New Orleans really is for everyone. Photo: @ethnicambiguity #followyournola

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Jazz, rock, bluegrass, hip-hop – you’ll find the best music in the world in New Orleans.

2. Beignets

Today is #AprilFools day. Believe nothing and trust no one. Except beignets. You can always count on beignets. #followyourNOLA

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It was really hard not to make beignets #1 on this list. Is there really anything better?

1. The people are first-class

Makin’ groceries with the legendary Mr. Okra. And he can sing with the best of ‘em! #jazzfest2015

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You’re going to love day to day life in New Orleans. It’s friendly, exciting, and full of awesome people.

Source: Visit New Orleans

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