Clothing-Optional Country Club — Because: New Orleans

Do you want to know how some New Orleanians judge whether or not they will become friends with you? They’ll ask you to join them at the Country Club — a clothing-optional pool bar — and note whether you squirm uncomfortably or take them up on their offer.

The Country Club is a cabana bar, pool, restaurant and lounge, located in a 19th-century mansion. The restaurant/bar is nestled two miles away from the French Quarter in the Bywater, a neighborhood that is currently gentrifying and becoming increasingly popular with the LGBT community and hipsters.

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