New Orleans is a desired travel destination for eager tourists from around the world. Often referred to as The Most Unique City in America as well as The Crescent City because the French Quarter was built at a sharp bend in the Mississippi River. The Crescent City is known for its entertainment. New Orleans features local eateries, live music every night of the week, and specialty bars that craft high-quality cocktails. New Orleans is also known for its ever-growing list of festivals and local events: from its long-running New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Tennessee Williams Festival to its expanding Voodoo Music + Arts Experience and Po-Boy Festival. Experience everything this thriving southern metropolis has to offer.