New Orleans

Top Things to Do in New Orleans

The Big Easy is big on fun: Mardi Gras, jaw-dropping Southern mansions, lazy riverboat rides along the Mississippi and so much more. Check out our list of top things to do in New Orleans.

Filed under:
+ Enlarge Photo
Shrink Photo
Things to do in New Orleans - America’s National WWII Museum
Start Over

Gallery Link:

View All

Photography by The National World War II Museum

America’s National WWII Museum

Head to “America’s National World War II Museum,” so named by Congress in 2003. Among its exhibits, the museum tells the story of the role New Orleans played in the war effort: Boats crucial to D-Day operations were designed, built and tested by a New Orleans’ company of its day, Higgins Industries.

Loading...

Please forgive us, this gallery is really popular.

We sent a note to our support staff about the glitch you just experienced. Please click the button below to reload your content.

You May Also Like

New Orleans Weekend Guide

Enjoy a weekend getaway eating, strolling and imbibing, and you'll find it's hard to resist New Orleans' spirited Southern hospitality.

Navigating New Orleans

Getting around New Orleans just got easy. Check out our tips for navigating the Crescent City by streetcar, pedicab and more!

New Orleans' Coolest Live Music Venues

From live jazz to Creole and zydeco beats, discover New Orleans' coolest venues to hear live music.

We Recommend

Most Popular

Haunted Hotels

Spend a night with some legendary ghosts -- Marilyn Monroe and Sid ...

14 Ways to Do NOLA Right

The Big Easy is big on fun: Mardi Gras, jaw-dropping Southern ...

Most Exciting Attractions in New Orleans

What’s so exciting about New Orleans’ attractions? Plenty. Tour the ...

Best Fireworks Displays

Ready to celebrate the country's independence? These are some of the ...

Mardi Gras in New Orleans

The center of the Mardi Gras universe, New Orleans basks in revelry, ...

More Travel Inspirations

American Outdoor Adventure Sweeps
American Outdoor Adventure Sweeps

Enter for a chance to win an adventure getaway, plus $25k!

Food.com Holiday
Food.com's 50+ Top Holiday Food Gifts

Give them what they really want!

HGTV Dream Home
HGTV Dream Home 2015

Take a tour of the home we’ll be giving away. Look inside HGTV Dream Home 2015 now!