Courtesy of New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau
Top 10 things to do
- The National WWII Museum offers a compelling blend of sweeping narrative and poignant personal detail through thought-provoking exhibits.
- French Market stretches six blocks and caters to all visitors with restaurants, cafes, boutique shops, music venues, parks, and public monuments.
- St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 was established in the late 1700s and is the oldest cemetery in New Orleans.
- Preservation Hall is open nightly for intimate acoustic New Orleans jazz concerts.
- Galatoire's legendary restaurant started with recipes and traditions brought from France by Jean Galatoire in 1905.
- St. Louis Cathedral was built in 1724 and is the oldest continuously active Roman Catholic Cathedral in the United States.
- New Orleans Museum of Art is home to nearly 40,000 objects that appeal to casual visitors and art enthusiasts alike.
- Cafe Du Monde is the original French Market coffee stand, serving café au lait and beignets.
- The Sazerac Bar is the site of the creation of America's first cocktail—the Sazerac.
- M.S. Rau Antiques is the largest and most exceptional antique gallery in North America.