New Orleans Travel Guide

Check out our tips for finding the party and where to crash afterwards in New Orleans.


Activities
Old US Mint
During Bastille Day, the Old US Mint hosts a variety of French-themed vendors. From crepes to quiche Lorraine, you can find it here.
  • 400 Esplanade Avenue
  • New Orleans, LA 70116 US

Old US Mint

During Bastille Day, the Old US Mint hosts a variety of French-themed vendors. From crepes to quiche Lorraine, you can find it here.
400 Esplanade Avenue New Orleans, LA, US
Washington Square
Not so far off the beaten path is Washington Square. Food trucks assemble at the park on Sunday mornings, but there’s much more to the area. Walk a few blocks in any direction to experience the local hang-outs.
  • Frenchmen Street
  • New Orleans, LA 70116 US

Washington Square

Not so far off the beaten path is Washington Square. Food trucks assemble at the park on Sunday mornings, but there’s much more to the area. Walk a few blocks in any direction to experience the local hang-outs.
Frenchmen Street New Orleans, LA, US

Hotels
The Roosevelt New Orleans
Experience Southern hospitality like never before in this Waldorf-Astoria-owned hotel. Located on the edge of the French Quarter, this hotel is not only convenient if you choose to explore, but also luxurious if you opt to stay in.
  • 123 Baronne Street
  • New Orleans, LA 70112 US

The Roosevelt New Orleans

Experience Southern hospitality like never before in this Waldorf-Astoria-owned hotel. Located on the edge of the French Quarter, this hotel is not only convenient if you choose to explore, but also luxurious if you opt to stay in.
123 Baronne Street New Orleans, LA, US
Phone: +1 504-648-1200
Hotel Provincial
Located inside the French Quarter, this reasonably priced hotel offers excellent service and a rustic atmosphere. It’s even listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • 1024 Chartres Street
  • New Orleans, LA 70116 US

Hotel Provincial

Located inside the French Quarter, this reasonably priced hotel offers excellent service and a rustic atmosphere. It’s even listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
1024 Chartres Street New Orleans, LA, US
Phone: +1 504-581-4995

Restaurants & Bars
The Sugar Mill
The Sugar Mill is the headquarters of the city’s own Running of the Bulls, but with roller derby girls armed with plastic bats playing the role of the bulls. Before and after the race, this is where the party’s at.
  • 1021 Convention Center Boulevard
  • New Orleans, LA 70130 US

The Sugar Mill

The Sugar Mill is the headquarters of the city’s own Running of the Bulls, but with roller derby girls armed with plastic bats playing the role of the bulls. Before and after the race, this is where the party’s at.
1021 Convention Center Boulevard New Orleans, LA, US
Cochon
Its name means “pig” in French, but there’s much more than swine on the menu. Located in the Warehouse District, Cochon offers a wide array of culinary delights, paired with delicious drinks from the bar.
  • 930 Tchoupitoulas Street
  • New Orleans, LA 70130 US

Cochon

Its name means “pig” in French, but there’s much more than swine on the menu. Located in the Warehouse District, Cochon offers a wide array of culinary delights, paired with delicious drinks from the bar.
930 Tchoupitoulas Street New Orleans, LA, US
Phone: +1 504-588-2123

Transportation
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
In 2001, this gateway to New Orleans was renamed after hometown musician, Louis Armstrong, in honor of his 100th birthday.
Photo by Getty Images / Joe Raedle
  • 900 Airline Dr
  • Kenner, LA 70062 US

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

In 2001, this gateway to New Orleans was renamed after hometown musician, Louis Armstrong, in honor of his 100th birthday.
900 Airline Dr Kenner, LA, US
Phone: +1 504-303-7500
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