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The partying never stops on Bourbon Street, the French Quarter's liveliest and wildest thoroughfare, where the rhythmic sounds of jazz, country western, Dixieland and sultry blues permeate the air. Brimming with life, you'll find everything from...more
New Orleans, LA
French Quarter
+1 504-524-0010
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We spent 2 week day nights traveling Bourbon Street either to or from a tour of some kind. We felt perfectly safe and there was a lot of police presence there. The music blasting out from every bar was quite the scene. People were dancing,...More

Thank projectx633
Reviewed today via mobile

We were as a group after seeing similar areas in Nashville and Memphis and we dnjoyed most. It us not only the biggest fun area with bars and pubs with live music but also eith domething more than just that. You have music parades of...More

Thank Darek_Swidnica
Reviewed today via mobile

Bourbon is the place to go if you’re looking to grab a drink and take in the sites. Plan for mulch drunkenness if you go at night and it can get very crowded. Good to go and check off the list

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very fun tons of ppl lots of boobies, drinks fun n food. Everyone is truly there to have the best time ever

Thank Emilia2410
Reviewed yesterday

A lot of hype...100% a tourist destination. I think no one from NOLA goes there except to work or to try and hustle a couple of bucks off a tourist. Been there, done that, (but didn't buy the t-shirt to prove it...)

Thank JDWL
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Title says it all. Bourbon street is a joke and is one big human excrement collector from all the bums and street people. Avoid at all costs.

Thank STLCarib
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Bourbon Street is the place for all the bar hopping and people watching. It's a collection of every tourist attraction the city has to offer. Even in the heat of September travel, it is a busy place. I can only imagine peak season crowds. I...More

Thank tnktrip
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our first visit to Bourbon street. Loved it👍 Always something to watch, see. Lots of characters to smile at, music aplenty and food available seemingly at every corner. The Canal street end of Bourbon seems to be the slightly seedier end but none...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed yesterday

I went down Bourbon Street a couple of times with my sister during our stay in New Orleans and it was interesting to say the least! We are both in our early 20s so we are no stranger to a night out, and Bourbon Street...More

Thank JessDaisy95
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

During the day is fun to roam amongst the beautiful architecture and cool shops. At night it becomes party central. It is difficult to find jazz played in this area,it's mostly 80s rock and roll. Great place to people watch.

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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Megan L
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Response from CaptainHart | Reviewed this property |
Wear shorts, but bring a pair or two of pants.
Karl S
September 11, 2018|
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In Dallas Texas
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Response from Retiredtraveller27 | Reviewed this property |
Around $7 US. There are lots of drink specials though so possibly cheaper at times.