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Lesbian couple in Audubon Park
Lesbian couple in Audubon Park
Lesbian couple in Audubon Park

LGBT Romantic Itinerary

Our top picks for a romantic getaway you’ll never forget

With its laid back attitude and accepting culture, New Orleans is one of the best destinations for LGBT couples to fall in love or keep that fire alive. Picnic under hundred-year-old oaks, sip wine along the Mississippi River, stay at a romantic hotel and much more.

Sorena Briley, NOTMC
Horse and carriage ride through the French Quarter

Ride a Horse and Carriage

Hop in a horse and carriage at Jackson Square and take a ride through the French Quarter while admiring the one-of-a-kind architecture. Each carriage operator will tell you a little bit about the buildings and the history of the city.

Indulge at Cane and Table

Enjoy the flavors of Africa and South America at this Romantic gem with an impeccable atmosphere. The carefully-crafted cocktails are a must-try at Cane and Table.

Riverboat Dining

Book a table aboard the Natchez for an unforgettable jazz dinner experience on one of the city’s most iconic boats. Be sure to take in the breathtaking views of the city as you float down the Mississippi.

Immerse Yourself in Local Flavor

Take a cooking class at the New Orleans School of Cooking and take home the flavors of New Orleans with your new-found cooking skills.

Rebecca Todd, NOTMC
Audubon Park New Orleans

Go for a Stroll

Walk the 1.8 mile loop around stunning Audubon Park. This Uptown oasis is home to hundreds of beautiful oaks that line the pathway.

Ride Bikes

Rent Blue Bikes and take the ride on Lafitte Greenway.

Have a Picnic

Grab a blanket, some poboys and have a little picnic at The Fly. The sunset is incredible. 

Paul Broussard, NOTMC
Grab some wine at Bacchanal

Open a Bottle of Wine

The Bywater’s Bacchanal sells fantastic wines by the bottle. Once you select one (or two) open it up and head to their twinkle-lit courtyard. Also be sure to check out the scrumptious cheese platter.

Find an Antique

Stroll down either Magazine Street Uptown or Royal Street in the French Quarter in search of the perfect antique!