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What to See and Do in New Orleans


New Orleans has so much to offer that it takes several trips to see and do it all. Here's a guide to events and sights not to be missed on your visit.
  1. Major Attractions
  2. Landmarks
  3. Mardi Gras
  4. Music and Food Festivals
  1. Food and Heritage Festivals
  2. Art Festivals
  3. Sports Teams and Events

Major Attractions

New Orleans has many attractions for everyone in the family. Museums, the Audubon Zoo, parks, the Insectarium, the Aquarium of the Americas, are just a few of the opportunities for fun in New Orleans.


St. Louis Cathedral

There are certain New Orleans landmarks that you must see on your visit to New Orleans. The French Quarter, the above ground Cemeteries, the streetcars are only a few.

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras Flost

Of course see Bourbon Street and the French Quarter during Mardi Gras. That's what you've seen on TV and the movies. But, if you want to see what the locals are doing for Mardi Gras, take a walk up St. Charles Avenue.

Music and Food Festivals

New Orleans celebrates life everyday. There are many music and food festivals to prove that point. So, whenever you travel to New Orleans, chances are there will be a festival involving food and music.

Food and Heritage Festivals

Tasting wine

In New Orleans food and music are parts of every festival. Here are some of the best that showcase the food and unique heritage of New Orleans.

Art Festivals

New Orleans enjoys several great art events that are definately worth a visit.

Sports Teams and Events

New Orleans is home to the New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Hornets. But, it also has some other major annual aports events to see.

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