Editor Rating: 7-The thing about budgeting for New Orleans is that prices change drastically depending on the time of year. Come during Mardi Gras, and it will cost 3 times more than other times of year. Come during the hot summer months, and you can get some great deals.
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Editor Rating: 7-New Orleans is one of the most culturally diverse large cities in the US, and as long as you get away from Bourbon Street, it is not difficult to have an indie travel experience.