This travel itinerary is a list of some of the attractions you should check out if you plan to stay in the French Quarter in New Orleans for the weekend. I was not able to do a whole lot during my one-day solo adventure, but here’s a list of my destinations. There are plenty of stuff to do in and around New Orleans, like plantations, swamps and bike tours. So be sure to do your research especially if you plan to stay for more than 3 days! There is quite a lot of historical landmarks in and around the French Quarter, making it hard to hit all of them in one weekend.
Back in April, I was able to explore New Orleans for a day alone after an eventful bachelor party. I spent most of my weekend in the French Quarter and Frenchmen Street. However, on my last day, I began my day at Louis Armstrong Park and ended my day at the Garden District. I made plenty of stops along the way and probably walked 6+ miles that day which didn’t feel like much because there was so much to see and limited time. I prefer to walk when I’m traveling rather than request a Lyft or Uber to get to my destination. The reason being is that it allows me to explore every nook and cranny of the city. If the destination is pretty close by I suggest walking if the situation permits so you can get more out of your trip.