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New Orleans Holiday

What are the best places to visit in New Orleans?

There are loads of fantastic things you can do when you're in a new place. So why not get your trip to New Orleans off to a sensational start by perusing some of our top tips? After all – out there starts here!

You're going to find yourself surrounded by notable things to see and do, like the New Orleans Museum of Art and French Market. If you really want to make the most of your time here, also consider visiting Jackson Square and Audubon Park.

Over the years, countless great minds and visionaries have studied within the lecture rooms of Tulane University. Learn about its history and achievements, and stroll its stately campus on a guided tour. Adventurers in this destination have an abundance of choice. Do you have an inquisitive mind? Love knowing how things are put together? Take a tour through Mardi Gras World and see for yourself what goes into making their products from start to finish. Still got time on your hands? History has many lessons to teach us. Soak up the knowledge and learn from the past at National World War II Museum.

What are the most popular activities for a New Orleans holiday?

Holidays are pretty cool to start with. But taking advantage of the fabulous activities on offer always makes them better!

Your trip to New Orleans is just about to get really exciting. There are loads of things to do, such as:

To take a look at a comprehensive list of activities, head to our New Orleans things to do page.

What types of accommodation options are available in New Orleans?

New Orleans boasts 193 centrally located properties, so why hesitate? Select your ideal accommodation for your luxury getaway or cheap holiday with the help of Expedia.

If you're the sort of person that can't get to sleep unless they're lying on 1000 thread count sheets, why not snuggle down in luxury at the Windsor Court Hotel (300 Gravier St) or The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans (921 Canal St)? Alternatively, the Jean Lafitte House (613 Esplanade Ave) and the French Quarter Suites Hotel (1119 North Rampart Street) are two accommodation worth considering if you're travelling on a budget.

Is there an airport in New Orleans?

Nobody loves waiting around at the airport. But it's a small price to pay when you think about the holiday waiting on the other side! Found 11 miles west of New Orleans, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is the closest terminal.




Guide to Exploring New Orleans


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Omni Royal Orleans Hotel NZ$229
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Omni Royal Orleans Hotel

Omni Royal Orleans Hotel

621 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA
     
    4.5 of 5
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    The classic and elegant look and feel was perfect. Plus the location was amazing.

    Holiday Inn New Orleans - Downtown Superdome NZ$173
    Reviewed on 1 Jun. 2020
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    Holiday Inn New Orleans - Downtown Superdome

    Holiday Inn New Orleans - Downtown Superdome

    330 Loyola Ave, New Orleans, LA
       
      4.2 of 5
      3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Everything was great, I even had a nice view of the city & the hotel pool.

      Holiday Inn FRENCH QUARTER-CHATEAU LEMOYNE NZ$173
      Reviewed on 31 May 2020
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      Holiday Inn FRENCH QUARTER-CHATEAU LEMOYNE

      Holiday Inn FRENCH QUARTER-CHATEAU LEMOYNE

      301 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA
         
        4.3 of 5
        3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        Beautiful property right in the French Quarter. Staff was nice and helpful, chatted with us and gave us recommendations for food and things to see. Clean rooms, if you can get a room with balcony do it. Nice little view of French Quarter. Would stay here again.

        The Westin New Orleans NZ$200
        Reviewed on 2 Jun. 2020
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        The Westin New Orleans

        The Westin New Orleans

        100 Rue Iberville, New Orleans, LA
           
          4.2 of 5
          4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          The property is beautiful and and very clean and appealing.

          Motel 6 New Orleans NZ$74
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          Motel 6 New Orleans

          Motel 6 New Orleans

          12330 I 10 Service Rd, New Orleans, LA
             
            2.6 of 5
            2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Everything was satisfactory. I appreciated the ease of checking in and the availability

            Hyatt Centric French Quarter NZ$200
            Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020
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            Hyatt Centric French Quarter

            Hyatt Centric French Quarter

            800 Iberville Street, New Orleans, LA
               
              4.5 of 5
              4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Great location; hotel quiet in spite of being in the heart of the action; good value for money.

              Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter NZ$182
              Reviewed on 3 May 2020
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              Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter

              Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter

              124 Royal St, New Orleans, LA
                 
                4.1 of 5
                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Located near the most happening places of new orleans

                Embassy Suites by Hilton New Orleans NZ$182
                Reviewed on 13 May 2020
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                Embassy Suites by Hilton New Orleans

                Embassy Suites by Hilton New Orleans

                315 Julia St, New Orleans, LA
                   
                  4.1 of 5
                  3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Good people man, I enjoyed my stay there is a mini marker right next to the spot for all your needs,

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