3 Spicy Side Trips to Take from New Orleans (The Points Guy)

Almost every traveler knows New Orleans. It’s a prime destination for incredible food, live music and luxe hotels, plus it has an easy-to-reach airport. But once you’re seasoned with all that Crescent City know-how, consider sampling some spicy Cajun culture beyond the French Quarter. Here are three easy side trips from New Orleans where you can dive deeper into the sights, sounds and zesty flavors of southern Louisiana.