Charleston and New Orleans – Best for Weekend Vacations

Memorable tourist destinations are what we long for, and with a time constraint of just a few days’ time or a weekend, there’re not many cities that pose a challenge to cities like Washington, New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Orlando. Make a trip to one of these cities and a week’s time or an extended planned vacation would just fulfill your dreams and is worth the time spent for decision making. The above-mentioned cities are well planned and designed that surely would make the trip worth the money paid, and it wouldn’t be too expensive with navigation made easier while traveling within the cities. A weekend or a long long weekend would just be the perfect time to spend here. These cities offer attractions like the best monuments or museums, distinct cultural atmosphere and great food that give travelers a feeling of belonging somewhere special.

If you’ve finally decided to visit North America for a weekend or an extended vacation, then you must visit these 2 places and make your trip an eventful one.



Charleston is quite frequently ranked as one among the friendliest cities in America. Charleston also received accolades for being the best city voted through leading American publications. Charleston’s historic district showcases cobblestone streets perfectly explored by carriages driven by horses or on foot. Charleston also has plenty of restaurants that feature the distinctly regional and exotic low country cuisines. One among the biggest shopping streets in the US is King Street. Islands nearby to Charleston include Fort Sumter, Folly’s, Isle of Palms and Kiawah that are mesmerizing and worth visiting. There’re a certain must-visit places including trying local delicacies such as grits and shrimp, attending oyster roast, taking a historic downtown tour, plantation tour, Maritime Museum and Patriot’s Point Naval.

New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana

When you land in New Orleans, it mostly has a European feel to it, so if you’re from Europe, you could still feel at home. Attractions in New Orleans include strolling and eating along the high-octane and low-octane streets of French Quarter and Garden District and also plenty of galleries and museums of the quick emerging Warehouse District. Other places of importance would be Live Jazz (Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse or Preservation Hall), restaurants like Galatoire’s, Emeril’s, Commander’s Palace, Muffuletta Sandwich or Po Boy, 24-hour coffee at Cafe du Monde, beignets and the National World War II Museum.