300 Years of Magic 77 Ways to Experience New Orleans
For 300 years, New Orleans has slipped into summer along the curve of the Mississippi River, reuniting with hotter days, humid courtyards and the faint impression that the city’s wildness has slowed ever so slightly. Although as anyone born of the Crescent City will tell you, a hot southern summer is a well-kept secret. From bacchanals and summer fêtes to the sipping of cocktails and swaying to big brass bands just as we always do, a New Orleans summer brings an unexpected magic. Here are 77 ways to experience it.