"Do you know what it means, to miss New Orleans?" crooned Billie Holiday, while Louis Armstrong blew his trumpet in 1947's film New Orleans. The answer, of course, is always "yes" for anyone who's ever even stepped foot in The Big Easy. There's the hustle and history of the French Quarter, the lazy strolls under oaks in the Garden District, the close-knit and colorful structures in the Bywater neighborhood and more. This is a Southern city oozing architectural charm and quirky characters. All elements these vibrant New Orleans house tours feature in spades. From a cute cottage, to a stately mansion, to a shotgun-style house to modern shipping containers, peruse this collection of Crescent City homes to get inspired to add a little joie de vivre to your own home.