Celebrate an American Thanksgiving in New Orleans, USA

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Welcome to an unforgettable adventure in the heart of New Orleans, Louisiana, where you'll experience an authentic American Thanksgiving! On this remarkable group trip, we'll be in a city renowned for its vibrant culture, rich history, and mouthwatering cuisine. Don't miss your chance to join this unique journey through the traditions and flavors that make this holiday special, especially in the south. Reserve your spot today and prepare for a Thanksgiving celebration like no other!

About me: My name is Vayunamu, and I am a writer and photographer committed to genuine and accessible personal expression. Whether I'm writing or taking photos, my passion for storytelling and creativity shines through in everything I do. I am committed to using my talents to inspire and inform, and organizing travel trips is a big part of that. Originally from Abuja, Nigeria, I have previously lived in San Diego, California, USA, and just crossed my 2-year mark traveling in Mexico, getting familiar with it and its essence. I'm very excited to plan this trip to somewhere I've always wanted to go and at such an interesting time of the year!

Accommodation: We'll have shared rooms in a unique residence that really represents the culture of this city. Please let me know if you have any unique needs or preferences for your accommodation, so I can ensure you have the best experience possible. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to experience the magic of New Orleans during Thanksgiving!

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My name is Vayunamu and I have lived in Abuja, San Diego, and currently Mexico City. I love travel and the simple life.

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Trip Itinerary

French Quarter

Day 1-2
On this first day, do as much or as little as you'd like! First, we will stroll through the enchanting streets of the French Quarter, taking in the captivating architecture and lively street performances. You'll also visit historic sites and famous cafés to taste local beignets and coffee. Next, get your dancing shoes ready for a night of live jazz music and maybe even a second-line parade. New Orleans is the birthplace of jazz, and you'll experience its soul-stirring rhythms in the city where it all began.

New Orleans

Day 2-3
Thanksgiving Day Parade and a Festive Thanksgiving Feast: The d-day! We will join the local community in celebrating Thanksgiving with the annual parade featuring vibrant floats, marching bands, and a joyful atmosphere that's perfect for all ages. Then, we will indulge in a sumptuous Thanksgiving meal at a traditional southern restaurant. You'll savor classic dishes like turkey, cranberry sauce, and sweet potato casserole, all with a NOLA twist of those Creole and Cajun flavors.

New Orleans

Day 3-4
A Taste of Cajun & Creole Cooking: We will start the day by getting close and personal with the rich culinary heritage of New Orleans. Through hands-on cooking classes, we will learn the art of local foods and treats and discover the secrets behind Louisiana's famous cuisine. We will also embark on an exciting adventure through some of the bayous and swamps to encounter fascinating wildlife while taking in the natural beauty of the unique ecosystem.

Frenchmen Art Bazaar

Day 4
Last day! We will explore the city's thriving arts scene at the Frenchmen Art Market, where you can find unique handmade gifts and souvenirs for yourself or for those waiting for you back home. Then, we will prepare to say goodbye to each other (for now!). Hopefully, our group of fellow adventurers will go back with memories to last a lifetime and a deeper understanding of the American Thanksgiving tradition!
Trip Summary
Apartments & Other & Hostel
4 days trip
French Quarter, New Orleans & 2 more
Car, Trekking
What's excluded?
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