It’s Hot And Getting Hotter: What Do Locals Do To Cool Off In New Orleans?
The heat is on and it’s only June. If you have lived in the city for a while you know it is only going to get hotter as the months go on. Only in late September can you expect the temperatures to start cooling down. The scorching summer heat can be hard on your body, your mood, and your electric bills. Don’t let the temperature get you down. There are plenty of things you can do to make it through the summer. Of course there are the usual tips on how to stay cool and safe during the summer months. Those include: drink plenty of water, run fan and air conditioners simultaneously, close windows and use insulated drapes, exercise early in the morning or late at night and avoid using your oven. But locals have found some special ways to cool off in New Orleans. Find out what they do to beat the heat in the city:
Keep Cool In A Pool
If you don’t have a pool there are plenty of public pools you can cool off in:
How About A SnoBall?
A New Orleans favorite: cool down with a big SnoBall. Here are some suggestions for you:
- SnoWizard Snoball Shoppe on 4001 Magazine St. open from April 1- September 30
- Pandora’s SnoBalls on 901 N Carrollton Ave. uses a lot of syrup
- Hansen’s Sno-Bliz on 4801 Tchoupitoulas St.has been in business since 1939
Nothing Better Than A Daiquiri
A good daiquiri will surely cool you down. Here some ideas where to grab one: