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Best of New Orleans Guide

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New Orleans
Laissez les bons temps rouler! In New Orleans the good times are perpetually rolling down Bourbon Street, which, thanks to the city’s annual Mardi Gras celebration, has quite a party animal reputation. Once you’ve soaked up the scenery of the historic French Quarter, tour the elegant Garden District and meet the colorful characters of Frenchmen Street. Experience the city's supernatural vibe at the Voodoo Museum or by taking a guided ghost or vampire tour through taverns, alleyways, and cemeteries.

All things to do » Things to do

The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Owner description: Founded by historian and author, Stephen Ambrose, the Museum tells the story of the American Experience in the war that changed the world - why it was fought, how it was won, and... more Owner description: Founded by historian and author, Stephen Ambrose, the Museum tells the story of the American Experience in the war that changed the world - why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means today - so that all generations will understand the price of freedom and be inspired by what they learn. Designated by Congress in 2003 as America's National WWII Museum, the campus includes the Louisiana Memorial Pavilion, showcasing the large artifacts of the war and exhibits on D-Day at Normandy, the Home Front and the Pacific; the Solomon Victory Theater, a 4D theater showing the exclusive Tom Hanks production, Beyond All Boundaries; the Stage Door Canteen, where the music and entertainment of the "Greatest Generation" comes to life; the John E. Kushner Restoration Pavilion, where staff and volunteers restore artifacts in public view; The American Sector restaurant and Soda Shop - delicious onsite dining options; and the new US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center, where exhibits and interactive experiences paint the picture of a nation mobilized for war. Museum exhibits and the Museum Store are open seven days a week, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Museum exhibits and the Museum Store are open seven days a week, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. All venues are closed Mardi Gras Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. less
Attraction type: History museums; Military museums; Museums; Specialty museums
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Jamie Hayes Gallery
Jamie Hayes Gallery
Owner description: Jamie Hayes Gallery offers a unique selection of Jamie's New Orleans style Art Prints, Children’s Books, Dolls and Fine Art. His popular themes include Kitties, Music, Mardi Gras... more Owner description: Jamie Hayes Gallery offers a unique selection of Jamie's New Orleans style Art Prints, Children’s Books, Dolls and Fine Art. His popular themes include Kitties, Music, Mardi Gras and NOLA style designs. less
Attraction type: Art galleries
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The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA
The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA
Attraction type: Art museums
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Immaculate Conception Church
Immaculate Conception Church
Attraction type: Churches & cathedrals
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New Orleans City Park
New Orleans City Park
One of the largest urban parks in the country, City Park has golf, tennis and horseback riding.
Attraction type: Parks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Langlois
Langlois
Ranked #1 of 1,648 Restaurants in New Orleans
Price: $99 - $200
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, French, Italian, Contemporary
Dining options: Reservations, Private Dining
GW Fins
GW Fins
Ranked #2 of 1,648 Restaurants in New Orleans
Price: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Meals From The Heart Cafe
Meals From The Heart Cafe
Ranked #3 of 1,648 Restaurants in New Orleans
Price: $6 - $16
Cuisines: Seafood, Vegan, Healthy, Organic
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Delivery
St. James Cheese Company
St. James Cheese Company
Ranked #4 of 1,648 Restaurants in New Orleans
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Angelo Brocato Ice Cream
Angelo Brocato Ice Cream
Ranked #5 of 1,648 Restaurants in New Orleans
Price: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Bakery, Dessert
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Takeout, Late Night, Dessert

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

B&W Courtyards
B&W Courtyards
$110 - $189
Ranked #4 of 144 New Orleans B&B and Inns
House of the Rising Sun Bed and Breakfast
House of the Rising Sun Bed and Breakfast
$100 - $150
Ranked #8 of 144 New Orleans B&B and Inns
Southern Comfort Bed and Breakfast
Southern Comfort Bed and Breakfast
$95 - $160
Ranked #10 of 144 New Orleans B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Grenoble House
3.0 of 5
Grenoble House
$216 - $609
Ranked #1 of 155 Hotels in New Orleans
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Hotel Mazarin
3.5 of 5
Hotel Mazarin
$197 - $493
Ranked #2 of 155 Hotels in New Orleans
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Hotel Le Marais
3.0 of 5
Hotel Le Marais
$206 - $512
Ranked #3 of 155 Hotels in New Orleans
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Omni Royal Orleans
4.0 of 5
Omni Royal Orleans
$181 - $489
Ranked #6 of 155 Hotels in New Orleans
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InterContinental New Orleans
4.0 of 5
InterContinental New Orleans
$195 - $536
Ranked #7 of 155 Hotels in New Orleans
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The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel
4.5 of 5
The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel
$217 - $800
Ranked #8 of 155 Hotels in New Orleans
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