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New Orleans

New Orleans is a vibrant city located in the southeastern United States, along the Mississippi River in Louisiana. It is a major port city and the largest city in Louisiana. It is known for its unique Creole culture, French and Spanish colonial architecture, and vibrant nightlife.

New Orleans is known for its unique cuisine, music, and culture. The city is home to a variety of festivals and celebrations, including Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest, and Essence Music Festival.

The city is located at the mouth of the Mississippi River, making it a major port city. It has a humid subtropical climate with hot and humid summers and mild winters.

New Orleans has a long and rich history. It was founded by French settlers in 1718 and was the capital of the French colony of Louisiana. The city was a major port for the slave trade, and it was the site of the Battle of New Orleans in 1815, which was a major victory for the United States during the War of 1812.

New Orleans was also an important cultural center during the 19th century, and it was the birthplace of jazz music. The city was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, but has since recovered and is now a major tourist destination.

Excursion tips for a day in New Orleans

1. Visit the French Quarter and explore Bourbon Street, Jackson Square, and the French Market.

2. Take a guided tour of the Garden District and visit the famous mansions.

3. Spend some time at Café du Monde, sampling beignets and chicory coffee.

4. Visit the Historic Voodoo Museum to learn about the city’s history and culture.

5. Take a swamp tour of the nearby bayou to see alligators and other wildlife.

6. Take a streetcar ride around the city and check out the architecture.

7. Visit the National WWII Museum to learn about the city’s role in the war.

8. Take a guided tour of the city’s cemeteries and learn about the city’s unique burial traditions.

9. Visit the Audubon Zoo to see exotic animals and take a stroll through the Butterfly Garden.

10. Enjoy a traditional New Orleans meal of jambalaya, gumbo, or po’boys.

11. Catch a live jazz performance at one of the city’s many music venues.

12. Take a ride on the Mississippi River on a steamboat cruise.

13. Spend the evening at the Frenchmen Street music clubs for some great live music.

14. Visit the Ogden Museum of Southern Art to see a variety of art from the region.

15. Take a stroll along the Mississippi River and admire the views of the city.

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The climate in New Orleans

Spring (March-May): Spring in New Orleans is usually mild and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from the low- to mid-70s (°F). Rainfall is common and the occasional thunderstorm can occur. Summer (June-August): Summer in New Orleans is hot and humid, with temperatures typically reaching the mid-90s and heat indices often exceeding 100°F. Rainfall is common and afternoon thunderstorms are frequent. Autumn (September-November): Autumn in New Orleans is usually mild and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from the upper 70s to the mid-80s (°F). Rainfall is common and the occasional thunderstorm can occur. Winter (December-February): Winter in New Orleans is usually mild, with temperatures ranging from the low- to mid-60s (°F). Rainfall is common and the occasional light snowfall can occur.

Cruise weather for New Orleans

Our weather forecast for New Orleans helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 30.0 °C
min: 25.6 °C
9.4 m/s
14.8 m/s
55.6 %
16.2 m
84.2 %
1,018 hPa
06:13:20
20:00:00
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 30.0 °C
min: 25.6 °C
9.4 m/s
13.0 m/s
59.0 %
16.3 m
85.7 %
1,017 hPa
06:13:55
19:59:29
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 29.5 °C
min: 26.7 °C
11.2 m/s
14.8 m/s
69.0 %
16.1 m
85.5 %
1,018 hPa
06:14:29
19:58:56
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 29.2 °C
min: 26.4 °C
10.1 m/s
14.0 m/s
74.3 %
21.2 m
87.7 %
1,020 hPa
06:15:05
19:58:23
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 29.4 °C
min: 26.1 °C
10.1 m/s
14.8 m/s
60.2 %
21.3 m
85.6 %
1,019 hPa
06:15:40
19:57:47
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 30.0 °C
min: 26.3 °C
9.0 m/s
13.3 m/s
50.9 %
22.6 m
83.2 %
1,017 hPa
06:16:15
19:57:11
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 30.9 °C
min: 27 °C
11.5 m/s
16.6 m/s
49.7 %
23.3 m
81.9 %
1,017 hPa
06:16:51
19:56:33
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 31.7 °C
min: 27.1 °C
15.8 m/s
23.4 m/s
59.1 %
24.1 m
79.1 %
1,019 hPa
06:17:27
19:55:54
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 30.6 °C
min: 26 °C
13.3 m/s
20.2 m/s
74.2 %
23.3 m
79.9 %
1,020 hPa
06:18:02
19:55:14
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 32.2 °C
min: 25.2 °C
13.7 m/s
22.0 m/s
32.9 %
24.1 m
78.2 %
1,019 hPa
06:18:38
19:54:32
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 32.9 °C
min: 25.3 °C
18.4 m/s
30.6 m/s
28.0 %
24.1 m
73.0 %
1,017 hPa
06:19:14
19:53:49
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 31.2 °C
min: 24.7 °C
15.1 m/s
27.4 m/s
7.9 %
24.1 m
76.8 %
1,018 hPa
06:19:50
19:53:05
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 33.2 °C
min: 25.6 °C
14.4 m/s
27.0 m/s
15.6 %
24.1 m
68.9 %
1,019 hPa
06:20:26
19:52:20
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 35.1 °C
min: 26.1 °C
12.2 m/s
20.2 m/s
60.4 %
24.1 m
68.1 %
1,017 hPa
06:21:02
19:51:33
Aug. 4th 2024 Aug. 4th 2024 max: 34.1 °C
min: 26.6 °C
18.7 m/s
29.2 m/s
85.1 %
24.1 m
76.1 %
1,016 hPa
06:21:37
19:50:45

Cruises to New Orleans

Would you like to travel to New Orleans on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of New Orleans.

Scheduled ship calls in New Orleans, United States of America
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 21st 2024 Sunday, 21st of Jul. 2024 Carnival Liberty 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Jul. 22nd 2024 Monday, 22nd of Jul. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Jul. 27th 2024 Saturday, 27th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Jul. 28th 2024 Sunday, 28th of Jul. 2024 Carnival Liberty 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Aug. 1st 2024 Thursday, 1st of Aug. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Aug. 4th 2024 Sunday, 4th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Liberty 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Aug. 5th 2024 Monday, 5th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Aug. 10th 2024 Saturday, 10th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Aug. 11th 2024 Sunday, 11th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Liberty 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Aug. 15th 2024 Thursday, 15th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Aug. 18th 2024 Sunday, 18th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Liberty 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Aug. 19th 2024 Monday, 19th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Aug. 24th 2024 Saturday, 24th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Aug. 25th 2024 Sunday, 25th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Liberty 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Aug. 29th 2024 Thursday, 29th of Aug. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Sep. 1st 2024 Sunday, 1st of Sep. 2024 Carnival Liberty 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Sep. 2nd 2024 Monday, 2nd of Sep. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Sep. 7th 2024 Saturday, 7th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Sep. 8th 2024 Sunday, 8th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Liberty 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Sep. 12th 2024 Thursday, 12th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Sep. 15th 2024 Sunday, 15th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Liberty 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Sep. 16th 2024 Monday, 16th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Sep. 21st 2024 Saturday, 21st of Sep. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Sep. 22nd 2024 Sunday, 22nd of Sep. 2024 Carnival Liberty 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Sep. 26th 2024 Thursday, 26th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Sep. 29th 2024 Sunday, 29th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Liberty 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Sep. 30th 2024 Monday, 30th of Sep. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Oct. 5th 2024 Saturday, 5th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 6th 2024 Sunday, 6th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Liberty 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Oct. 10th 2024 Thursday, 10th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Valor 12:00 am 03:30 pm
Oct. 12th 2024 Saturday, 12th of Oct. 2024 Brilliance of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 13th 2024 Sunday, 13th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Liberty 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Oct. 14th 2024 Monday, 14th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Oct. 19th 2024 Saturday, 19th of Oct. 2024 Brilliance of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 19th 2024 Saturday, 19th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Oct. 20th 2024 Sunday, 20th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Liberty 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Oct. 20th 2024 Sunday, 20th of Oct. 2024 Norwegian Getaway 12:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 24th 2024 Thursday, 24th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Oct. 25th 2024 Friday, 25th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Spirit 08:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 26th 2024 Saturday, 26th of Oct. 2024 Brilliance of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 27th 2024 Sunday, 27th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Liberty 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Oct. 27th 2024 Sunday, 27th of Oct. 2024 Norwegian Getaway 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 28th 2024 Monday, 28th of Oct. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Nov. 2nd 2024 Saturday, 2nd of Nov. 2024 Brilliance of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 2nd 2024 Saturday, 2nd of Nov. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Nov. 3rd 2024 Sunday, 3rd of Nov. 2024 Carnival Liberty 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Nov. 3rd 2024 Sunday, 3rd of Nov. 2024 Norwegian Getaway 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 7th 2024 Thursday, 7th of Nov. 2024 Carnival Valor 08:00 am 03:30 pm
Nov. 9th 2024 Saturday, 9th of Nov. 2024 Brilliance of the Seas 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Nov. 10th 2024 Sunday, 10th of Nov. 2024 Carnival Liberty 08:00 am 03:30 pm

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