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New Orleans City Trip - Attractions

St. Louis Cathedral is one of the tallest structures in New Orleans

What to See & Do in New Orleans

Good times are everywhere you turn in New Orleans. Here are some suggestions.


Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
1 Canal St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-581-4629, 800-774-7394
Family-focused, this facility celebrates the wonders of the sea.

White Alligator at the Audubon Aquarium

French Quarter
The Vieux Carré, or French Quarter, is the heart of the city’s entertainment and historic district.

Haunted New Orleans

Herman-Grima/Gallier Historic Houses
820 St. Louis St.
New Orleans, LA 70112
1132 Royal St.
New Orleans, LA 70116
These fine historic houses showcase the culture and sophistication of 19th-century New Orleans’ wealthy Creole families.

Lafayette Cemetery No. 1
1400 Washington Ave.
New Orleans, LA  70130
Open Mon.-Fri. 7 A.M.-2:30 P.M.; Sat. 7 A.M. - 12 P.M.; Closed Sundays and most major holidays.

Novelist Anne Rice’s favorite cemetery sits across from Commander’s Palace.

St. Louis Cathedral

Mardi Gras

St. Charles Streetcar
(Several stops on St. Charles & Carondelet Sts.)

St. Louis Cathedral
615 Pere Antoine Alley
New Orleans, LA 70116
Practically an icon of the city, the cathedral sits at the heart of Jackson Square.

St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
Basin and St. Louis streets.
New Orleans, LA 70112
Open Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-3 p.m..; Sun. 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Holiday closings vary
The oldest cemetery in the city, this is the site of what legend says is Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau's tomb.

Preservation Hall

Igor's Lounge & Bar
2133 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70130
Open 24 hours.

Preservation Hall
726 St. Peter St.
New Orleans, LA 70116
504-522-2841, 888-946-JAZZ
Practically a temple of jazz, Preservation Hall is both a venue and a band.


The New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum
724 Dumaine St.
New Orleans, LA 70116
Artifacts, pictures, altars, paintings and dolls related to the voodoo tradition and Marie Laveau are on display.

Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau

New Orleans Historical Pharmacy Museum
514 Chartres St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
The rich history of pharmacy and healthcare in Louisiana is the subject; also showcased is the role of Louis Joseph Dufilho, Jr., in certifying the professional competence of pharmacists for the sake of public health.


Faulkner House Books
624 Pirate's Alley
New Orleans, LA 70116
William Faulkner’s birthday, Sep. 25, is the anniversary of Faulkner House Books, a full-service new and used bookstore with a global clientele.

Garden District Book Shop
2727 Prytania St.
New Orleans, LA 70130


Royal Carriages, Inc.
(French Quarter carriage ride)
1824 N. Rampart St.
New Orleans, LA 70116
Carriage drivers are a wealth of knowledge about the history of New Orleans.

Steamboat Natchez
Steamboat Natchez
Toulouse St. Wharf

600 Decatur St., Suite 308
New Orleans, LA 70130
Enjoying a river view of the Crescent City is another “must” experience to understand what makes New Orleans great.

Swamp Tours


The New Orleans Tourism official website


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The birthplace of jazz


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