New Orleans Area Travel Destinations
New Orleans is the largest city in Louisiana, and one of the most visited cities in the world.
It is the locale of the French Quarter and Canal Street, and features world-class hotels, B&Bs, and vacation rentals.
"The Big Easy" is located on curves on the Mississippi River, and also called "The Crescent City". Downtown is the Caesars Superdome, home of the NFL New Orleans Saints, the Sugar Bowl, and the site of numerous Super Bowls.
Attractions in New Orleans
New Orleans offers visitors historic streetcars, riverboat rides, museums, zoos, art galleries, shopping, world-class cuisine, and authentic music. Popular attractions include:
- National World War II Museum
- Riverboat rides on the Mississippi River
- Caesars Superdome
- St. Louis Cathedral
- Streetcar rides
- Historic cemetery tours
The Audubon Zoo in New Orleans
- Audubon Park
- Audubon Zoo
- The Cabildo in the French Quarter
- The Presbytere
- French Market
- Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World
- Preservation Hall
- Garden District & St. Charles Avenue
- Louisiana Children's Museum
- Chalmette National Historical Park
- Lafitte Greenway
- Longue Vue House & Gardens
Popular annual events include:
- Mardi Gras
- New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
- Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival
- Essence Festival
- French Quarter Festival
- Sugar Bowl Classic
New Orleans Area Cities and Destinations
A number of cities and towns are located within easy driving distance of New Orleans, and offer a variety of attractions and things to do!
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List of Louisiana State Parks & Historic Sites near New Orleans
Several Louisiana State Parks are located near New Orleansand offer travelers a wide range of outdoor activities. Enjoy camping, fishing, swimming, biking, paddling and picnic areas. Many parks offer cabins, glamping and meeting facilities.
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