New Orleans Area

One of the country's oldest and most interesting cities, New Orleans is known as a culturally rich and vibrant center of fun, festivity, fine dining and history. Landmarks and historically significant architecture abound, as do sights, attractions and activities for families. Discover the restaurants, clubs and centuries-old buildings of the world-famous French Quarter and the grand homes of the Garden District. Ride a streetcar along beautiful, oak-draped St. Charles Avenue. Take the kids to the Audubon Zoo and Aquarium, visit the National World War II Museum, and stop for amazing views of paddlewheelers and freighters on the mighty Mississippi River. Take a drive south to Venice, and charter an offshore fishing boat for a day of trophy fishing on the Gulf of Mexico. Or drive just minutes out of New Orleans to Chalmette and visit the site of the 1815 Battle of New Orleans. Visit the area during Mardi Gras or during the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival to enjoy major international events you will never forget.  If you're hungry for Louisiana seafood, you won't want to miss stops along the Jefferson Parish Oyster Trail in Lafitte, Kenner, Metairie, Gretna and Harahan.

New Orleans Area Tourism Resources

New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau

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World War II Museum Honors Greatest... World War II Museum Honors Greatest...
The museum has something of a sacred mission: telling the...
Mardi Gras - Learn the Lingo in One Easy... Mardi Gras - Learn the Lingo in One Easy...
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Louisiana Music: Mardi Gras Indians and Zulu Louisiana Music: Mardi Gras Indians and Zulu
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July 4th in Louisiana July 4th in Louisiana
Fireworks, food and fun are the main attractions at our...
Louisiana's Audubon Golf Courses Louisiana's Audubon Golf Courses
The Audubon Golf Trail, AAA Southern Traveler’s Best of...
Louisiana’s Historic Architecture Louisiana’s Historic Architecture
Louisiana has preserved it's cultural heritage through...
Celebrity Chefs Spread Louisiana’s... Celebrity Chefs Spread Louisiana’s...
Great chefs have "spread the gospel about Louisiana food,...
Haunted New Orleans Hotels Haunted New Orleans Hotels
New Orleans' Hotels offer luxurious and elegant...
Louisiana's Spring Music Festivals Louisiana's Spring Music Festivals
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One of the country's oldest and most interesting cities, New Orleans is known as a culturally rich and vibrant center of fun, festivity, fine dining and history. Landmarks and historically significant architecture abound, as do sights, attractions and activities for families. Discover the restaurants, clubs and centuries-old buildings of the world-famous French Quarter and the grand homes of the Garden District. Ride a streetcar along beautiful, oak-draped St. Charles Avenue. Take the kids to the Audubon Zoo and Aquarium, visit the National World War II Museum, and stop for amazing views of paddlewheelers and freighters on the mighty Mississippi River. Take a drive south to Venice, and charter an offshore fishing boat for a day of trophy fishing on the Gulf of Mexico. Or drive just minutes out of New Orleans to Chalmette and visit the site of the 1815 Battle of New Orleans. Visit the area during Mardi Gras or during the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival to enjoy major international events you will never forget.  If you're hungry for Louisiana seafood, you won't want to miss stops along the Jefferson Parish Oyster Trail in Lafitte, Kenner, Metairie, Gretna and Harahan.

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