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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.


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 Ghosts
New Orleans Ghosts
Recreation in New Orleans, LA USA

Walking Ghost Tour of New Orleans's French Quarter All guests are invited to decadent and decaying streets to face the haunted history of New Orleans. New Orleans Ghosts offers walking tours through a city as beautiful as it is filled with past stories of the dead.


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

*2 NIGHT TICKET* The Wood Brothers at Republic New Orleans
*2 NIGHT TICKET* The Wood Brothers at Republic New Orleans things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
May 02, 2020 (Saturday) Concert event in New Orleans, LA USA

*2 NIGHT TICKET* The Wood Brothers May 02, 2020 at Republic New Orleans in New Orleans, LA 9:00PM

Ali Wong at Saenger Theatre New Orleans
Ali Wong at Saenger Theatre New Orleans things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Aug 16, 2020 (Sunday) Theater event in New Orleans, LA USA

Ali Wong August 16, 2020 at Saenger Theatre New Orleans in New Orleans, LA 7:00PM

Alter Bridge - Walk The Sky Tour at Fillmore New Orleans
Alter Bridge - Walk The Sky Tour at Fillmore New Orleans things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
May 18, 2020 (Monday) Concert event in New Orleans, LA USA

Alter Bridge - Walk The Sky Tour May 18, 2020 at Fillmore New Orleans in New Orleans, LA 6:00PM

An Evening with BoomBox (1AM SATURDAY LATE NIGHT SHOW)
An Evening with BoomBox (1AM SATURDAY LATE NIGHT SHOW) things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Next Month, Apr 25, 2020 (Saturday) Concert event in New Orleans, LA USA

An Evening with BoomBox (1AM SATURDAY LATE NIGHT SHOW) April 25, 2020 at One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans, LA 11:55PM

Anareta with Haint Mars and  Space Cadaver
Anareta with Haint Mars and Space Cadaver things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Next Month, Apr 20, 2020 (Monday) Concert event in New Orleans, LA USA

Anareta with Haint Mars and Space Cadaver April 20, 2020 at One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans, LA 9:00PM

Anastasia (Touring) at Saenger Theatre New Orleans
Anastasia (Touring) at Saenger Theatre New Orleans things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Next Month, Apr 17, 2020 (Friday) Theater event in New Orleans, LA USA

Anastasia (Touring) April 17, 2020 at Saenger Theatre New Orleans in New Orleans, LA 8:00PM

Anastasia (Touring) at Saenger Theatre New Orleans
Anastasia (Touring) at Saenger Theatre New Orleans things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Next Month, Apr 19, 2020 (Sunday) Theater event in New Orleans, LA USA

Anastasia (Touring) April 19, 2020 at Saenger Theatre New Orleans in New Orleans, LA

Anastasia (Touring) at Saenger Theatre New Orleans
Anastasia (Touring) at Saenger Theatre New Orleans things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Next Month, Apr 14, 2020 (Tuesday) Theater event in New Orleans, LA USA

Anastasia (Touring) April 14, 2020 at Saenger Theatre New Orleans in New Orleans, LA 7:30PM

Anastasia (Touring) at Saenger Theatre New Orleans
Anastasia (Touring) at Saenger Theatre New Orleans things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Next Month, Apr 16, 2020 (Thursday) Theater event in New Orleans, LA USA

Anastasia (Touring) April 16, 2020 at Saenger Theatre New Orleans in New Orleans, LA 7:30PM

Anastasia (Touring) at Saenger Theatre New Orleans
Anastasia (Touring) at Saenger Theatre New Orleans things to do on a rainy day in New Orleans, LA
Next Month, Apr 18, 2020 (Saturday) Theater event in New Orleans, LA USA

Anastasia (Touring) April 18, 2020 at Saenger Theatre New Orleans in New Orleans, LA

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Best Places to Stay in New Orleans


Chartres Street Four Bedroom
Guest Score:
From $186 / night.


Oak Street Apartment
Guest Score:
From $250 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
The Dryades House
Guest Score:
From $329 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Windsor Court Hotel
Guest Score:
From $410 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.

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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