The Best of New Orleans

New Orleans Attractions

New Orleans Attractions

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

1 Canal St. New Orleans LA 70130 U.S.

Get up close with creatures from under the sea.

Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium

423 Canal St. New Orleans LA 70130 U.S.

Feed your curiosity for insects (figuratively and literally) at this New Orleans museum.

Audubon Park

6500 Magazine St. New Orleans LA 70118 U.S.

To enjoy recreational activity, head to Audubon Park where you'll find tennis courts, riding stables, a golf club and more.

Bourbon Street

Bourbon St. New Orleans LA 70130 U.S.

Take a walk down one of liveliest streets of the French Quarter.

The Cabildo

701 Chartres St. New Orleans LA 70116 U.S.

During the Spanish colonial period, The Cabildo was the seat of the New Orleans government.

Cemetery Tours

Various Locations New Orleans LA 70130 U.S.

Explore the graves of those who have passed on a tour of New Orleans' burial grounds.

Crescent Park

1008 N. Peters St. New Orleans LA 70117 U.S.

Enjoy riverfront views during a stroll.

Faulkner House Books

624 Pirate Alley New Orleans LA 70116 U.S.

Visit the space where renowned author William Faulkner lived for a year.

Fleur de Paris

523 Royal St. New Orleans LA 70130 U.S.

Find couture designs, from hats to gowns, for your next special occasion.

Frenchmen Street

Frenchmen St. New Orleans LA 70116 U.S.

A street beckoning to music lovers with rhythms of jazz and blues.

Garden District Book Shop

2727 Prytania St. New Orleans LA 70130 U.S.

A wide range of regional story titles and genres can be found at this bookstore.

Herman-Grimma Historic House

820 St. Louis St. New Orleans LA 70112 U.S.

On display at this 19th-century home are family portraits and a tea set that belonged to Mrs. Hermann.

Jackson Square

2829 Gentilly Blvd. New Orleans LA 70122 U.S.

Tour this historic park modeled on the 17th-century Place des Vosges in Paris.

Lake Pontchartrain

3939 N. Causeway Blvd. Metairie LA 70002 U.S.

Lake Pontchartrain began forming 2,600 to 4,000 years ago and was named in 1699 by French explorer Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville.

Magazine Street

Magazine St. New Orleans LA 70115 U.S.

A great place to shop, dine and socialize.

Mardi Gras

Various Locations New Orleans LA 70116 U.S.

Although Mardi Gras celebrations happen all over the U.S., no city does it like New Orleans.

Mercedes-Benz Superdome

1500 Sugar Bowl Dr. New Orleans LA 70112 U.S.

The biggest event venue in New Orleans, the Superdome is an absolute entertainment hub.

National World War II Museum

945 Magazine St. New Orleans LA 70130 U.S.

Learn about the perseverance of the American spirit during World War II and remember the soldiers that fought for their country.

The New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum

724 Dumaine St. New Orleans LA 70116 U.S.

Artifacts, pictures, altars, paintings and dolls related to the voodoo tradition and Marie Laveau are on display.

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

419 Decatur St. New Orleans LA 70130 U.S.

There's no better place to get a lesson in jazz history than here.

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

514 Chartres St. New Orleans LA 70130 U.S.

Located in the Vieux Carré Historic District, the rich history of pharmacy and healthcare in Louisiana is the subject at this museum.

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

925 Camp St. New Orleans LA 70130 U.S.

The Ogden Museum brings together the most comprehensive collection of Southern art in the world.

Preservation Hall

726 St. Peters St. New Orleans LA 70116 U.S.

Practically a temple of jazz, Preservation Hall is both a venue and name of the band.

Royal Carriages Tour

700 Decatur St. New Orleans LA 70116 U.S.

It's one of the most authentic ways to tour the French Quarter.

Royal Street

Royal St. New Orleans LA 70130 U.S.

Walk one of the oldest streets in New Orleans.

St. Claude Arts District

St. Claude Corridor New Orleans LA 70117 U.S.

It's one of the best places to check out New Orleans' art scene.

St. Louis Cathedral

615 Pere Antoine Alley New Orleans LA 70116 U.S.

Practically an icon of the city, the cathedral sits at the heart of Jackson Square.

Steamboat Natchez

600 Decatur St. New Orleans LA 70130 U.S.

Enjoying a river view of the Crescent City is another “must” experience to understand what makes New Orleans great.

Trolley Tour

2817 Canal St. New Orleans LA 70119 U.S.

Exploring New Orleans aboard a streetcar is a one-of-a-kind experience.

Whitney Plantation

5099 Hwy. 18 Wallace LA 70049 U.S.

The Whitney Plantation is now known for its slavery museum, the first of its kind in the country.

Woldenberg Riverfront Park

1 Canal St. New Orleans LA 70130 U.S.

A park that's in proximity to many popular New Orleans attractions.