Louisiana Purchase 2003

New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana Nestled between the southern shore of Lake Pontchartrain and a horseshoe bend in the Mississippi River, New Orleans is an old city founded as early as 1718 by French-Canadians. Through the years the town has absorbed Spanish, Anglo-Americans and Afro-American influences to create what is known as Creole culture.

The mixture of influences, and the age of the city, gives it an atmosphere, which is unlike that of most other North American cities. It runs deep into the fabric of the town and is evident in the architecture, food, music and art.

For visitors from all over the world New Orleans is known as 'The Big Easy', a place where the cares of day-to-day life can be left behind and the sound of Jazz music, packed bars and streets full with happy smiling people can be found.

The French Quarter, on the bank of the Mississippi River is the focal point of activity. It is to here that the 'must-see' and must-do attractions of New Orleans are located. It is also at the French Quarter that the famed Mardi Gras action is.

Other notable attractions in New Orleans include River Boat tours, Casinos, Six Flags New Orleans theme park, Superdome professional sports and obviously numerous restaurants, bars and 'watering holes' where the spirit of New Orleans is always high.

Selected New Orleans Hotels Motels:

Windsor Court Hotel Windsor Court Hotel
300 Gravier Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

European style blended with Southern hospitality create an atmosphere of elegance, reminiscent of an English country home. Visually stunning ...

W Hotel New Orleans W Hotel New Orleans
333 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Gracious style at the center of spicy New Orleans, the W Hotel is close to the river and just minutes from the lively French Quarter.

Le Pavillon Hotel Le Pavillon Hotel
833 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

Steep yourself in the history of New Orleans and turn-of-the-century luxury at this elegant grand hotel where the marble and crystal of the past ...

Omni Crescent Hotel Omni Crescent Hotel
535 Gravier St., New Orleans, LA 70130

Steps away from the French Quarter, this luxury, full-service boutique hotel reflects the mystique of New Orleans.

Royal Sonesta Hotel Royal Sonesta Hotel
300 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130

Take in nightlife from the heart of the French Quarter, New Orleans' recreational and social epicenter.

Marriott New Orleans Marriott New Orleans
555 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70140

High-rise hospitality in the heart of the French Quarter, just steps away from Bourbon Street, the Convention Center, Riverwalk, and Aquarium of ...

W Hotel French Quarter W Hotel French Quarter
316 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Escape to elegance and style at the W, surrounded by French Quarter ambiance and steps from bustling Bourdon Street.

JW Marriott New Orleans JW Marriott New Orleans
614 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

The JW Marriott New Orleans is ideally located on Canal Street at the entrance to the French Quarter and just steps from the business district. ...

Omni Royal Orleans Hotel Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
621 Saint Louis St., New Orleans, LA 70130

Live like a king just minutes from Bourbon Street and Jackson Square.

Hyatt Regency New Orleans Hyatt Regency New Orleans
500 Poydras Plaza, New Orleans, LA 70113

Overlooking the French Quarter in the heart of New Orleans, the Hyatt Regency New Orleans is a striking, newly-renovated 32-story atrium hotel ...

Sheraton New Orleans Sheraton New Orleans
500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Capture the true New Orleans atmosphere in the heart of the French Quarter at this charming hotel that exudes the vitality and elegance of this ...

Hotel Monteleone Hotel Monteleone
214 Rue Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70140

Stay at one of the first landmarks in the famous French Quarter.

St. James Hotel St. James Hotel
330 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130

Soak in rooftop terrace views of New Orleans and escape to peace in the charming courtyards.

Lafayette Hotel Lafayette Hotel
600 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130

Be apart of the elegance in New Orleans' Lafayette Square.

Astor Crowne Plaza Astor Crowne Plaza
739 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

The Astor Crown Plaza is a first class hotel located in the gateway to New Orleans' most exciting destination - the famous French Quarter. The ...

New Orleans Car Rental:

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Pick-up location at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

New Orleans Flights:

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Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

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New Orleans

Airport (MSY)
Business District
French Quarter
Garden District
Six Flags
West Bank

Louisiana Cities:

Baton Rouge
Bossier City
Lake Charles
New Iberia
New Orleans

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