Defined by jazz music, Cajun cuisine, and a nonstop party scene, and influenced by a diverse array of cultures, there is simply no other place like New Orleans, Louisiana. Be warned: it will be very hard for you to say goodbye to the Big Easy. In fact, if you're staying at one of the hotels near The French Quarter, you may find yourself looking to extend your stay a day after arriving. Indeed, New Orleans is that special.
Dating back to the early 1700s, the French Quarter stands as the city's oldest neighborhood as well as the cultural and social heart. That means you won't have trouble finding something to do. Simply walk around and enjoy the French and Spanish colonial architecture, and sample a bowl of jambalaya along the way. Enter the madness of Bourbon Street, and have some drinks at one of the pubs as you listen to live music. Or chill with a cup of coffee in Jackson Square, and chat with street performers. Yes, this district is magical, and even the hotels in The French Quarter will take you to another time and place. Are you worried all this fun could get expensive? That's not a problem, since you can find cheap flights to New Orleans and cheap hotels in The French Quarter any time of the year.
If you've been living it up in The French Quarter and need a break, go rest in Louis Armstrong Park, a 31-acre slab of green space that celebrates one of jazz's most important musicians; it's a 0.4-mile walk away. The National World War II Museum is only 1.5 miles away via vehicle or streetcar, and it boasts informative displays about life during the Second World War; this site is certainly worth a stop for history buffs.
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Planning to visit Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans' renowned tourist attraction? Why not swing by a couple of other noteworthy sights while you're at it? Jackson Square and French Market are well worth a look.
Travelers visiting French Quarter will be well located to wander to Mercedes-Benz Superdome, one of French Quarter's most iconic sights.
You'll find plenty of accommodation options close to Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Hyatt House New Orleans/Downtown, the Bright 1BR Luxury Penthouse in C.B.D. by Sonder, the Industrial 2BR in C.B.D. by Sonder, the Hyatt Regency New Orleans and the Holiday Inn New Orleans - Downtown Superdome are a few of the most popular ones.
Hoping to stay close to Jackson Square? You'll find a wide range of lodgings nearby in the French Quarter area. The Place d'Armes Hotel, the French Market Inn, the Hotel St. Helene, the Bourbon Orleans Hotel and the Omni Royal Orleans Hotel are our top recommendations.
Looking for things to see in French Quarter? Why not add Audubon Insectarium to your getaway schedule?If you'd like to stay just a short distance from this local attraction, check out the rooms and facilities at the Best Western Plus St. Christopher Hotel, the Q and C HotelBar New Orleans Autograph Collection, the Distinct 1BR in C.B.D. by Sonder, the Merchant Lofts by Hosteeva or the Dauphine Orleans Hotel.Southern Rep Theatre is another fascinating sight to visit while you're in the area. Make sure you check it out before jetting off to your next destination.Hoping to stay near this traveler favorite? There are loads of accommodation options nearby. Take your pick from the Homewood Suites by Hilton New Orleans French Quarter, the Hampton Inn & Suites New Orleans Dwtn (French Qtr Area), LA, the 4 BR -Famous Landmark Next to Bourbon St, the Playful 1BR in C.B.D by Sonder and the Fleur De Lis Mansion.
Among the extensive selection of French Quarter accommodations are some low-priced options, including the Hotel Villa Convento and the New Orleans Courtyard Hotel.
The Omni Royal Orleans Hotel and the W New Orleans - French Quarter are inviting choices if you're after a luxurious place to stay.
Two more popular lodgings to put on your shortlist are the Bourbon Orleans Hotel and the Place d'Armes Hotel. They're also not too far from the center.