New Orleans 2nd Most Popular 4th Of July Destination
New Orleans has been rated the No. 2 most popular destination for Independence Day weekend according to Priceline.com.
Jennifer Day with the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau says the rankings are based on hotel reservations. Day says the Essence Music Festival is a popular Fourth of July weekend draw for many out of state visitors, and the French Quarter always heats up when the sun
goes down. New Orleans big fireworks display--launched from two barges on the river--is also a huge draw for the Fourth.