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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

Louisiana Tax Free Shopping for International Visitors
Louisiana Tax Free Shopping for International Visitors
Tourism in New Orleans, LA USA

State agency that refunds taxes to international visitors Louisiana Tax Free Shopping (LTFS) for International Visitors is a program under Louisiana Department of Revenue. LTFS refunds taxes to international visitors on tangible items bought in in stores that are members of the program.

2203 Esplanade Avenue
2203 Esplanade Avenue
Hotel in New Orleans, LA USA
Currently as low as $179.00/night!

Located in New Orleans this air-conditioned holiday home features a balcony. The unit is 1.9 km from Bourbon Street. Free WiFi is featured .A flat-screen TV is provided. Free Internet.

2907 St Claude
2907 St Claude
Hotel in New Orleans, LA USA
Currently as low as $159.00/night!

Located in New Orleans Louisiana this holiday home has a fully equipped kitchen. It is  3 minutes' drive from Crescent Park and the Mississippi River.An oven refrigerator and dining area are available at 2907 St Claude. Pets Allowed.

848 Mehle
848 Mehle
Hotel in New Orleans, LA USA
Currently as low as $999.00/night!

Free Wi-Fi and a private outdoor swimming pool are featured in this New Orleans guest house. New Orleans city centre is 15 minutes' drive away.A full kitchen with a microwave refrigerator oven and dishwasher is provided at 848 Mehle. Free Internet,Outdoor Pool, Pets Allowed.

A Short Walk to the Streetcar
A Short Walk to the Streetcar
Hotel in New Orleans, LA USA
Currently as low as $229.00/night!

A Short Walk to the Streetcar is a semi-detached holiday home is set in New Orleans is 2.6 km from Jefferson Davis Monument. The holiday home is 3.2 km from Uptown New Orleans Historic District. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Free Internet, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

AC Hotel New Orleans Bourbon/French Quarter Area
AC Hotel New Orleans Bourbon/French Quarter Area
Hotel in New Orleans, LA USA
Currently as low as $159.00/night!

Free Wi-Fi at a location within walking distance of the French Quarter makes the non-smoking AC Hotel New Orleans Bourbon/French Quarter Area a comfortable place to relax after a day exploring the Big Easy. Free Internet, Restaurant, Non Smoking Rooms.

Ace Hotel New Orleans
Ace Hotel New Orleans
Hotel in New Orleans, LA USA
Currently as low as $132.53/night!

Located in the Warehouse District of New Orleans 690 metres from Harrah's Casino Ace Hotel New Orleans boasts air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi throughout the property. Free Internet, Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Restaurant, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Aloft New Orleans Downtown
Aloft New Orleans Downtown
Hotel in New Orleans, LA USA
Currently as low as $111.15/night!

A happening lounge free Wi-Fi and walk-friendly location steal the show at the Aloft New Orleans Downtown. Swimming Pool, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

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Best Places to Stay in New Orleans


Best Western Plus St. Charles Inn
Guest Score:
From $103 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Downtown Luxury Two-Bedroom Suite 300
Guest Score:
From $130 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn New Orleans-Downtown
Guest Score:
From $148 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Holiday Inn Express Harvey
Guest Score:
From $103 / night.


Free Breakfast.
International House Hotel
Guest Score:
From $139 / night.


Restaurant, Free Breakfast.

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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