Woman exploring Chinatown
These Ethnic U.S. Neighborhoods Are A Must-Visit For Culture Seekers
Established in the 1810s in New Orleans, Tremé is considered the country’s oldest Black neighborhood and helped make NOLA the culture-rich community it is today.
The first celebration of Mardi Gras takes place in Tremé. The century-old tradition has the Skull and Bone Gang waking up the neighborhood before sunrise and skulking the streets.
The Backstreet Cultural Museum and the New Orleans African American Museum showcase Tremé’s spirit. Congo Square is where heritage and music festivals find a home.
Little Havana is just 25 minutes from Miami's South Beach, and you'll feel transported to Cuba when exploring the markets and art-laden streets.
Little Havana
The city's open-air food markets feature fresh juices, baked goods, and whole-roasted pigs. Take a stroll on Calle Ocho, a vibrant and Cuba-centric street.
Fans of Italian food can't miss Little Italy in Chicago. Visitors should stop in Scafuri Bakery, which has been serving classic Italian baked goods for over 100 years.
Little Italy
The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii and Notre Dame de Chicago Church are two of the most iconic Catholic churches in the neighborhood and are impressive inside and out.
Koreatown is a mecca for the food of the people who call it home. Popular eateries and hole-in-the-walls line the streets, and you'll find authentic fare everywhere.
The neighborhood is home to hidden gems like Koryo Books, an original Ktown staple, and Maru Karaoke Lounge, which lights up the night for even the most off-key patrons.
Borough Park in New York City is home to a large population of Orthodox and Hasidic Jews. You'll find kosher markets, eateries, and a few synagogues.
Borough Park
During the Lag B'Omer celebration, thousands come to the neighborhood to light a massive bonfire, dance, and listen to live music to celebrate the traditional Jewish holiday.