World-renowned for its distinctive music, Creole cuisine, unique dialects, and its annual celebrations and festivals. The city has been described as the “most unique” in the United States, owing in large part to its cross-cultural and multilingual heritage. Experience what New Orleans has to offer in this 4-Day Itinerary!
Flight Arrives in New Orleans
Airbnb: Hotel Vinache
Breakfast at Cafe Du Monde
Ogden Museum of Southern Art is your go-to New Orleans art museum focused on presenting and exploring the art of the American South. Ogden Museum aims to broaden the knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the visual art and culture of the region.
Location:925 Camp St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Focused on working with local fishermen and farmers who harvest sustainably, Pêche serves simply prepared contemporary dishes, rustic creations cooked on an open hearth, as well as fresh oysters and Gulf fish.
Location:800 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Mardi Gras World is a tourist attraction located in New Orleans. Guests tour the 300,000 square foot working warehouse where floats are made for Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans.
Location:1380 Port of New Orleans Pl, New Orleans, LA 70130
Like most New Orleans legends, Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop is a gumbo of truth and French, Spanish, African, Cajun and American embellishments.
Location:941 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
A permanent staple in New Orleans, and a “must do” for visitors since 1972, the museum is a great place to visit with family or friends to explore and learn about the rich culture that shapes this unique city. Once inside you can see historic voodoo relics, paintings, sculptures, and other artifacts.
Location:724 Dumaine St, New Orleans, LA 70116
Special-occasion spot serving modern, seasonal Louisiana fare in a refined, wood-paneled space.
Location:201 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Preservation Hall presents intimate, acoustic concerts featuring bands made up from a current collective of 60 masters of traditional New Orleans Jazz. These musicians have learned the traditional style from the greats who played before them, and are now working to pass it on themselves.
Location:726 Saint Peter Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
Breakfast at Hotel
Crown Jewel of New Orleans, the French Quarter is one of NOLA’s most historic neighborhoods. But you’ll find plenty of new mixed in with the old. There’s a reimagined French Market, modern boutiques and artisan cocktails mix with beloved antique stores and old restaurants.
Location:New Orleans, LA 70116
Just steps from the French Quarter sits this public park that honors the jazz great Louis Armstrong. Look for the iconic, arched entrance inside you’ll find sites like Congo Square, sculptures, duck ponds and lots of open spaces for relaxing.
Location:835 N. Rampart St., New Orleans, LA 70116
Home to costumes, artifacts, memorabilia, photographs, films, and other materials important to New Orleans’ African American cultural traditions. A pillar in the historic Faubourg Tremé neighborhood, the Backstreet Cultural Museum is the place to discover New Orleans’ parading arts.
Location:1116 Henriette Delille St. New Orleans, LA 70116
The kitchen is overseen by Chef de Cuisine Tyler Spreen who works closely with local farmers and fishermen, offering contemporary, seasonal French-Southern cuisine with elements of rustic Italian cooking. An eclectic wine list and a knowledgeable staff make for perfect pairings.
Location:701 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130
Audubon Zoo cares for animals from around the globe, engaging educational programs, and hands-on animal encounters. Unique natural habitats such as the award-winning Louisiana Swamp and Jaguar Jungle showcase the relationship between people and nature.
Location:6500 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70118
A unique contemporary art sculpture garden where each house is a musical instrument. Explore and participate in hands on play during public hours, see orchestral shows with local and national musicians and much more.
Location:4557 N. Rampart Street New Orleans, LA 70117
The Escape Game is a live 60-minute adventure! Start by picking your theme – from a 1950’s prison to deep space, or even a classic art heist – then team up to follow clues, solve puzzles, and complete your mission in under 60 minutes!
Location:233 N Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70130
The city’s second-oldest restaurant, dating to 1856, is transplanting an institution deeply rooted in the ranks of Creole dining. It’s setting up a test case for how durable a restaurant’s culture and character can be.
Location:429 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 7013
The quintessential live jazz music venue in New Orleans. Located in the Faubourg Marigny, just steps from the French Quarter.
Location:623 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70117
From the waterfront, along the Mississippi, and through the bustling marketplaces to Jackson Square, learn all about the city’s rich history as you compete to win the game!
Location:228 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130
The 40,000-square-foot gallery features carefully selected works from a diverse array of artists and makers who have defined the fine and decorative arts over the centuries.
Location:622 Royal Street, Rau, New Orleans
Experience New Orleans’ wild bayou country on an exciting, family‐friendly airboat ride. This boat tour winds through the mossy cypress swamp close to Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, named for the 19th‐century pirate and smuggler.
Location:5145 Fleming Park Rd, Lafitte, LA 70067
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, more commonly referred to as Jazz Fest, is an annual festival celebrating the music, art, culture and heritage of New Orleans.
Location:1751 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70119
Studio BE is a 35,000 sq ft warehouse in the bywater neighborhood of New Orleans, LA. “Ephemeral Eternal” is a culmniation of everything learned from Project BE and Exhibit BE as well as exploring his truth as an artist.
Location:2941 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70117
Open year round, ten acres of gardens and art await you. Whether you are a local or a tourist, make sure to take a leisurely stroll through our many gardens.
Location:1 Palm Dr, New Orleans, LA 70124
Tin-ceilinged “grande dame” of Creole dining since 1918, featuring seafood classics & a jazz brunch.
Location:813 Bienville St, New Orleans, LA 70112
It’s Playtime. Royal Sonesta New Orleans proudly presents The Jazz Playhouse, the best jazz club in the city showcasing New Orleans’ greatest Jazz talent and serving your favorite cocktails and appetizers in a luxurious venue on the lobby level of the Royal Sonesta New Orleans hotel.
Location:300 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130
Step back in time on this historic walking tour of New Orleans’ Garden District with an experienced guide. Learn about life and death in the city and its unique above-ground crypts and gravesites.
Location:1427 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130
The Steamboat run daily, year-round, in the style of authentic steamboats on the Mississippi River in New Orleans for centuries! Cruising on the Steamboat NATCHEZ includes Steam Engine Room visitation, calliope, live jazz, and optional Creole food and local beverages.
Location:400 Toulouse New Orleans LA 70130
Sail down this Mississippi River on a classic Paddlewheeler boat on this New Orleans river cruise. Enjoy illuminating narration from a licensed historian and stop part-way through the trip to learn about the Battle of New Orleans.
Location:1 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130
With dining rooms on two floors and a 12 seat bar, we’re a neighborhood gathering place as well as the perfect spot for a special occasion. They offer contemporary southern cuisine with an emphasis on locally sourced product and international inspiration.
Location:2800 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
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