Index: Discover New Orleans: The City - Activities and Trip-Guide
About New Orleans
In the deep south of the United States, in the state of Louisiana there is one of the most fascinating cities: New Orleans.
New Orleans is a very popular tourist destination for its unique French Quarter and jazz.
New Orleans: Map, Quick Facts, and Weather
New Orleans has a humid subtropical climate with mild winters and hot, humid summers. January the coldest month has an average temperature of 53 °F (11.5 °C); July and August are the two hottest months with average temperature around 83 °F (28 °C). Most precipitation occurs during the summer months, the wettest season, the dryer being the fall. New Orleans is one of the top-ten most visited cities in the United State with more than 10 million visitors a year. NoLa public transportation system is comprised of 4 streetcar lines and a network of buses. NoLa is also the 8th city in the U.S. for bicycle and pedestrian transportation.