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New Orleans Tourism and Sightseeing
New Orleans is a city loved by all for its warm hospitality, authentic culture and inspiring atmosphere. With its delectable cuisine, historic architecture, Jazz Music and year long festivals New Orleans has something for everyone. You can meander through our eclectic shops and art galleries, visit our museums, attractions and dine in one of our hundreds of restaurants. Listen to the soulful sounds of street musicians, ride the streetcar through Uptown, roll down the Mississippi River for a steamboat cruise or relax in one of our many spas and cafes to sip coffee and chicory. Since its founding more than 290 years ago, New Orleans has established itself as a destination like no other.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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Jean Lafitte National Historical Park
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park Top Attraction!
National Park in New Orleans, LA USA

National Historical Park Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve was established to preserve signifcant examples of the rich natural and cultural resources of Louisiana's Mississippi Delta region.


French Quarter Culinary History And Tasting Tour
French Quarter Culinary History And Tasting Tour
Food Tour in New Orleans, LA USA

Tasting Tour of the French Quarter New Orleans Culinary History Tours is dedicated to preserving and teaching a unique part of our nation's and this city's cultural heritage.

Gallier House
Gallier House things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Museum in New Orleans, LA USA
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Historic House Museum In 1857, esteemed New Orleans architect, James Gallier, Jr., put his considerable talent to work designing a residence of his own.

Hermann-Grima House
Hermann-Grima House things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Museum in New Orleans, LA USA

Historic House museum built in 1831. The Hermann-Grima Historic House is a restored 1830s Federal-style mansion located in the heart of the historic French Quarter.The house has been painstakingly restored with period antiques and "family" pieces.

Jean Lafitte Swamp and Airboat Tours
Jean Lafitte Swamp and Airboat Tours
Nature in New Orleans, LA USA
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Journey with us to South Louisiana's Swamplands Journey with us by boat, Cajun-style, for a 1 hour 45 minute tour through the heart of Southern Louisiana's swamplands. Experience real-life adventure for the whole family from the comfort of our swamp boats.


Louisiana Fishing Expeditions
Louisiana Fishing Expeditions
Fishing in New Orleans, LA USA

Fishing Guide / Fishing Charter Service Our speicality is taking people fishing for speckled trout and redfish on light tackle here in the marshes of southeast Louisiana.

Musee Conti
Musee Conti things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Museum in New Orleans, LA USA

New Orleans Wax Museum Visit a New Orleans Institution. The first family attraction to the city. Meet a legend face to face. Great Napoleon in his bathtub. Relive History. See Andrew Jackson in battle. Do the Bamboola with the voodoo dancers. Watch history, legend and scandal unfold.

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park
New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park
National Park in New Orleans, LA USA

National Historical Park New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park was established to celebrate the origins and evolution of America's most widely recognized indigenous musical art form.

Southern Seaplane, Inc.
Southern Seaplane, Inc.
Recreation in New Orleans, LA USA

Experience the 'Big Easy' on your way to the Bayous Southern Seaplane has been in the air charter tourist business since 1954 and is located on the westbank of the Mississippi River across from downtown New Orleans.


Steamboat NATCHEZ
Steamboat NATCHEZ
Boating in New Orleans, LA USA

Authentic Steamboat Sightseeing & Dining tours Savor the beauty and romance of New Orleans aboard the authentic sternwheel Steamboat NATCHEZ. Your two-hour daytime cruise will introduce you to the skyline of New Orleans, the port of New Orleans, and much more with the riverfront narration.

The Louisiana State Museum
The Louisiana State Museum things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Museum in New Orleans, LA USA

Statewide network of LA focused museums and historic sites The Louisiana State Museum includes The Cabildo, Arsenal, Old U.S. Mint, Presbytere, 1850 House and Madame John's Legacy (all in New Orleans), The Old Courthouse Museum (Natchitoches), The E.D.

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art
The Ogden Museum of Southern Art things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Art Museum in New Orleans, LA USA

Museum celebrating Southern art and culture

$UICIDEBOY$ - GLOBAL EPIDEMIC TOUR
$UICIDEBOY$ - GLOBAL EPIDEMIC TOUR things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Thanksgiving Weekend, Nov 24, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in New Orleans, LA USA

$UICIDEBOY$ - GLOBAL EPIDEMIC TOUR November 24, 2017 at House of Blues New Orleans in New Orleans, LA 8:00PM

*2 Day Pass* Anders Osborne at Tipitinas
*2 Day Pass* Anders Osborne at Tipitinas things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Next Month, Dec 15, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in New Orleans, LA USA

*2 Day Pass* Anders Osborne December 15, 2017 at Tipitinas in New Orleans, LA 10:00PM

*3 Day Pass* the Radiators 40th Anniversary at Tipitinas
*3 Day Pass* the Radiators 40th Anniversary at Tipitinas things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Jan 18, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in New Orleans, LA USA

*3 Day Pass* the Radiators 40th Anniversary January 18, 2018 at Tipitinas in New Orleans, LA 10:00PM

*Ga* a Neville Family Groove at Tipitinas
*Ga* a Neville Family Groove at Tipitinas things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Thanksgiving Weekend, Nov 24, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in New Orleans, LA USA

*Ga* a Neville Family Groove November 24, 2017 at Tipitinas in New Orleans, LA 9:00PM

*Ga* Jake Bugg + Robin Barnes at Tipitinas
*Ga* Jake Bugg + Robin Barnes at Tipitinas things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Next Month, Dec 17, 2017 (Sunday) Concert event in New Orleans, LA USA

*Ga* Jake Bugg + Robin Barnes December 17, 2017 at Tipitinas in New Orleans, LA 8:30PM

*Ga* Shovels & Rope at Tipitinas
*Ga* Shovels & Rope at Tipitinas things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Feb 11, 2018 (Sunday) Concert event in New Orleans, LA USA

*Ga* Shovels & Rope February 11, 2018 at Tipitinas in New Orleans, LA 11:00PM

*Vip* a Neville Family Groove at Tipitinas
*Vip* a Neville Family Groove at Tipitinas things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Thanksgiving Weekend, Nov 24, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in New Orleans, LA USA

*Vip* a Neville Family Groove November 24, 2017 at Tipitinas in New Orleans, LA 9:00PM

*Vip* Jake Bugg + Robin Barnes at Tipitinas
*Vip* Jake Bugg + Robin Barnes at Tipitinas things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Next Month, Dec 17, 2017 (Sunday) Concert event in New Orleans, LA USA

*Vip* Jake Bugg + Robin Barnes December 17, 2017 at Tipitinas in New Orleans, LA 8:30PM

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Best Places to Stay in New Orleans


French Quarter Luxury Condo 302
Guest Score:
From $101 / night.


Free Internet.
French Quarter Luxury Suite 202
Guest Score:
From $101 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Suburban Extended Stay Hotel Avondale
Guest Score:
From $48 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Windsor Court Hotel
Guest Score:
From $205 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Wyndham Vr La Belle Maison
Guest Score:
From $95 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit New Orleans


The best time to visit New Orleans is in the spring and summer. Spring temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 60's. Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the low 80's and highs in the upper 80's. Summer nights are mild with lows in the low 70's.

Visit New Orleans in the springSpring Visit New Orleans in the summerSummer Fall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in New Orleans


Month Low Avg High
January 40.2 50.7 61.2
February 42.8 53.6 64.3
March 50.2 60.6 71.0
April 56.3 66.8 77.2
May 64.5 74.4 84.2
June 70.7 80.0 89.3
July 73.0 82.1 91.1
August 72.4 81.7 91.0
September 68.3 78.0 87.6
October 57.1 68.6 80.0
November 49.0 60.0 70.9
December 42.2 52.9 63.6

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