In the Coast Guard world, orders are cut from winter until spring typically. One of my friends, a fellow Coastie wife, had the unfortunate circumstance of her husband’s orders being pulled three, yes three, separate times. Long story short, he ended up qualifying for Warrant Officer and was finally given official orders to New Orleans – I believe these will stick.
As a part of a new series, I will be highlighting a military city for those visiting or moving to the area. Perhaps, it will even help those that currently live there discover their new “home” town. I have heard such amazing things about this city and base all of my information off of reviews.
Travel Guide – New Orleans
New Orleans is known best for their annual Mardi Gras festival in February. To start planning for next year’s festival – visit here. However, the city has many exciting things to do all throughout the year including many other festivals, such as the Jazz and Heritage Festival, NOLA Music and Arts Festival, or one of the many inspired cajun events. For a full calendar of events, check out this website.
To request your city or one you are interested in – contact me with the subject – City Quick Guide.
With a father that flys for a major airline, I am aware of travel necessities. Be sure to check my guide on travel essentials for the adults in the family.
Also, check out the tips for airlines and airports that can help make your trip smoother.
If you have visited New Orleans and have a favorite hotel, restaurant, or thing to do not listed – leave it in the comments below.
About the Author
Kelsey Ramirez is a Real Estate Broker in western Washington. She is also a veteran elementary school teacher, military wife, and mom to two daughters. She is the founder of The Military Move, a military-based website to help families in the PCS process. Kelsey loves to travel, write, and create amazing content. She has her Masters in Technology, which she uses to learn all new things digital.
With three decades of military support, Kelsey’s mission is to help new and existing military families in their unique adventures through all military topics including PCSing, budgeting, school choice and rights, housing, and especially just being a military spouse.