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New Orleans

4.1
Historic Walking Areas · Nightlife · Military Museums

Popular things to do in New Orleans

The National WWII Museum ©
Military Museum
The National WWII Museum
4.8
Duration: 3 hours
French Quarter ©
Historic Walking Area
French Quarter
4.1
Duration: 3 hours
Garden District ©
Historic Walking Area
Garden District
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
St. Louis Cathedral ©
Church
St. Louis Cathedral
4.7
Duration: 1 hour
Things to do in New Orleans include guided visits to the atmospheric French Quarter, where you can mingle with the locals, taste the delicacies of the Creole cuisine, and experience the artsy character of the neighborhood. Open to the wee hours of the morning, nightclubs on Frenchmen Street envelop you in the sounds of the city's rich musical background. History buffs can learn about the dramatic days of World War II at The National WWII Museum, while those interested in the golden years of New Orleans should head to Garden District.

Hidden gems in New Orleans

New Orleans City Park ©
Park
New Orleans City Park
4.7
Duration: 3 hours
Audubon Zoo ©
Zoo
Audubon Zoo
4.4
Duration: 3 hours
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©
Aquarium
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
4.1
Duration: 2 hours
New Orleans Museum of Art ©
Specialty Museum
New Orleans Museum of Art
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min

Historic Sites in New Orleans

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Jackson Square ©
Historic Walking Area
Jackson Square
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
Our Sacred Stories ©
Historic Walking Area
Our Sacred Stories
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 ©
Cemetery
St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
3.9
Duration: 1 hour
Chalmette National Historical Park ©
Battlefield
Chalmette National Historical Park
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min

Museums in New Orleans

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Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium ©
Specialty Museum
Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World ©
Specialty Museum
Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Cabildo ©
Specialty Museum
Cabildo
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min

Shopping in New Orleans

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Louisiana Music Factory ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Louisiana Music Factory
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Faulkner House Books ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Faulkner House Books
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes
French Market ©
Flea Market
French Market
3.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
M.S. Rau ©
Antique Store
M.S. Rau
4.9
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from New Orleans

Oak Alley Plantation ©
Architectural Building
Oak Alley Plantation Vacherie
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
Whitney Plantation ©
Specialty Museum
Whitney Plantation Wallace
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©
Garden
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens Darrow
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
Nottoway Plantation ©
Historic Site
Nottoway Plantation White Castle
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
The Savvy Native ©
Literary / Art / Music Tour
The Savvy Native
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
French Quarter Phantoms ©
Nightlife
French Quarter Phantoms
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Ghost / Vampire Tour
Ghost & Vampire Tours
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Frenchmen Street ©
Neighborhood
Frenchmen Street
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

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