Frommer's New Orleans (Paperback)
Few cities anywhere are as vibrant, historically rich, and just plain fun as New Orleans. But it's not a "dummy proof" destination. Too many travelers leave town wondering what all the fuss is about.That doesn't happen to those carrying this book. Written by long time residents Lavinia Spalding and Tami Fairweather, Frommer's EasyGuide to New Orleans introduces travelers to the experiences other visitors miss; and has the type of insightful commentary on the iconic sights that brings them to life. The book includes special sections for those who are visiting during Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest; and day trips to nearby plantations and nature sights. Finally, there's exact pricing for every item in the book, along with transportation tips, to help make your vacation worry free.
- Exact pricing and public transportation instructions, so there's never any guessingComplete information on the city's legendary nightlife scene (including the places only locals' know about)Opinionated advice on which attractions and restaurants are worth your time and which can be skippedDetailed info on the city's lodging options, with frank assessments of what's worth your vacation budget and what isn't16-page photo guide with vibrant photographsPrinted in large, easy-to-read typeMaps throughout and a handy, full-sized pull-out map
Lavinia Spalding is series editor of The Best Women's Travel Writing, author of Writing Away, and co-author of With a Measure of Grace and This Immeasurable Place. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Tin House, Longreads, and many other publications, and she co-hosts the podcast "There She Goes." Since moving to New Orleans in 2016, Lavinia has been making her way through the city's extraordinary array of sights, sounds, scents, and tastes. But it's the feeling of New Orleans she loves most--a warmth and spirit unlike anything she's experienced, in all her wanderings. She's here to stay. Tami Fairweather is a writer, communications consultant, connector, sometimes event planner, and lover of fresh air, travel, magic, little rituals, and the window seat. Born and raised bi-coastally in Massachusetts and Washington State, her chosen home is New Orleans, where she holds great reverence for the culture bearers who give the city all its soul. Her travel stories have appeared in Off Assignment, Canadian Traveller, Wanderlust Magazine, South Writ Large, Adventure Travel News, and more. display-flex full-width"> full-width" tabindex="-1">