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Whether traveling with family, a bachelor or bachelorette party, there’s no shortage of activities in New Orleans. Our beautiful parks and location on the Mississippi River yields a diverse selection of activities, rain or shine. Plan your trip with the help of our New Orleans activities guide.

Holiday Shopping in New Orleans

November 16th, 2018 | Activities


Doing some holiday shopping in New Orleans? You’re in luck. With new shops at Canal Place and outlets at Riverwalk, a trip to New Orleans is well worth a visit for a few days of retail therapy. Here’s a look at the best places to shop around the Big Easy. If you’re in town for a spell, check out rates at Andrew Jackson Hotel, located just walking distance from most shops on the list. Our French colonial cottages are a quiet reprieve near all the action of the French Quarter.

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Take Part in New Orleans Holiday Traditions

November 8th, 2018 | Activities

Sing carols in Jackson Square, watch the bonfires along the Mississippi River, plan a Reveillon Dinner, see the New Year’s fireworks and stay for the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans this holiday season.

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What to Pack for Your Winter Trip to New Orleans

October 25th, 2018 | Activities

Not sure what to bring? Here’s a look at some packing essentials for your trip to New Orleans in the cooler months.

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Why Destination Weddings in New Orleans are Simply the Best

October 18th, 2018 | Activities

New Orleans is unlike any city in the United States, offering Old World charm that’s accessible to everyone. Plus, the Big Easy is in a constant state of celebration, whatever the occasion.

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Explore City Park in New Orleans

August 20th, 2018 | Activities

Thinking of day out in City Park? Let us be your guide.

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Family-Friendly Activities in Uptown New Orleans

August 6th, 2018 | Activities

Uptown is home to Louis Armstrong, Harry Connick Jr., Byrdman, and other musicians.

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5 Family-Friendly Activities in Downtown New Orleans

June 15th, 2018 | Activities

Whether its a streetcar or ferry ride, you and the family can enjoy activities together in The Big Easy.

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