New Orleans
closeThanks to its French roots and blend of different cultures, New Orleans has a distinct character which sets it apart from the rest of the country. This is manifested in its unique architecture, food and music.
Despite the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the city's historic French Quarter is as lively as ever before, especially during Mardi Gras, the famous carnival celebrations that are held here each year.
Random New Orleans Highlights
Old Ursuline Convent, New Orleans
The Old Ursuline Convent, the oldest building in New Orleans, was built in the mid 18th century for the Ursulines, a religious order. The complex, with a walled-in garden, is open to visitors.
Botanical Garden, New Orleans
The Botanical Garden was created in the 1930s as a rose garden. Today you find a wide range of flowers and plants here, from herbs to palm trees. A curiosity is the Train Garden, with miniature trains and streetcars.
Moon Walk, New Orleans
The Moon Walk is a riverside promenade created in 1976. It's a great place for a walk along the Mississippi river where you can escape the humidity of the city while watching boats pass by.
City Park, New Orleans
New Orleans's City Park is one of the largest urban parks in the U.S. The park has thousands of live oaks; some are more than 600 years old. Several attractions, including the Museum of Art, are based here.

Random New Orleans Tours & Activities
New Orleans History and Hauntings Tour, New Orleans
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Hurricane Katrina Tour of New Orleans, New Orleans
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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French Quarter Walking Tour, New Orleans
  • Duration: 2 hours
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