Things to Do in New Orleans

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The National WWII Museum

The National WWII Museum is a military history museum dedicated to the memory of the fallen soldiers of the Second World War. Located in the central business district in New Orleans the museum is the top visited the location in New Orleans. Read more for further details.

French Quarter

The French Quarter is the oldest and most historic landmark in New Orleans. Known as the Vieux Caree it was founded in 1718 by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville. The Quarter is iconic for its historical buildings dating back to 18th century. For further details keep on reading.

Jackson Square

Jackson Square is a historic park in New Orleans. The park is within the French Quarter area. It is recognized as a National Historic Landmark since 1960. That is no wonder, since the place plays a major role in the city’s history. It was constructed after the 17th century Place Des Vosges in Paris. Read more.

RTA - Streetcars

RTA – Streetcars are a major part of the New Orleans public transportation network. The system is the oldest operating railway line in the world. Therefore, not only is it a convenient form of transportation but also a major tourist attraction. Read more.

Frenchmen Street

If you are in Louisiana do stop by the Frenchmen Street in New Orleans. The Historic landmark is a three-storey structure in Faubourg Marigny. It is well-known for live music performances that take place in Snug Harbor, the Maison and the Spotted Cat.

Garden District

The Garden District is a national Historic Landmark in New Orleans, a neighborhood developed in 19th century. The district is famous for its vast views of historic mansions. The rich newcomers spent lots of resources contributing to the prosperity of the city. Read more.

St. Louis Cathedral

The Cathedral-Basilica of Saint Louis, King of France, widely known as the St. Louis Cathedral is the oldest Cathedral in the United States. It is also the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans. For further details keep on reading.

Royal Street

You won’t believe your eyes when you turn there corner a block from the Bourbon Street and see the Royal street. The French Quarter’s most historic and elegant thoroughfare with antique shops, vintage local businesses will get you staring. Read more for further details.

Bourbon Street

The Bourbon Street is the oldest neighborhoods in New Orleans located in the heart of the city. The street is in the French quarter popular for its bars, clubs and a number of other attractions. The iconic historic location reflects the city’s past with its booming nightlife. Read more here.

Preservation Hall

The Preservation Hall is a historic Music Venue founded in 1961 in New Orleans. The city is the birth town of jazz and the Hall is where it all started. The oldest operating music venue hosts original, acoustic New Orleans Jazz performances every night. Read more for further details.

New Orleans City Park

New Orleans City Park is the largest historic public park in the United States. It is even larger than the Central Park and is an archetypal urban green space. The park houses the biggest collection of the oak trees that are older than 600 years. Click here for further information.

Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World

When you are in Uptown Garden District, make sure to visit the Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World. It is where the largest float designing takes place. More than 80 percent of the floats marching down the streets of New Orleans during festival seasons and carnivals are made here. Read more here.

Explore top things to do in New Orleans: and more. Visit museums and take a stroll in the city park. Enjoy your afternoon in the iconic landmarks of the city. Here are the top spots to choose from. Find opening hours, reviews, book entry ticket and tours to plan your perfect New Orleans trip itinerary.

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