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Where to stay in New Orleans
Visiting New Orleans
History buffs will enjoy exploring New Orleans, and visitors give high marks for the live music scene, entertainment choices, and fascinating museums. Tourists who journey to this walkable city can discover its bars, art, and local tours. Top sights in the city include Canal Street, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and Jackson Square.
- There are 1636 hotels and other accommodations in New Orleans
- The closest major airport is in New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.), 11.5 mi (18.5 km) from the city center
Sightseeing and Staying in New Orleans
Known for its live music, jazz scene, and museums, the city's cultural venues include National World War II Museum, Mardi Gras World, and Audubon Insectarium. Attractions like Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Audubon Zoo, and Audubon Nature Institute are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Bourbon Street, Cafe Du Monde, and Frenchmen Street.
In New Orleans, there are 1636 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:
- Inn at the Old Jail - Guests who stay at this 3.5-star inn in Treme can enjoy access to a rooftop terrace and a library, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and quiet location.
- R&B Bed and Breakfast - Our customers like the breakfast and helpful staff at this B&B. Guests who stay at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast in Faubourg Marigny can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi.
- Marigny Manor House - This 3.5-star bed & breakfast in Faubourg Marigny features free breakfast and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and pool.
Other favorite sights in New Orleans include Canal Street, Jackson Square, and Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Getting Around New Orleans
To see more of the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal or Slidell Station. New Orleans might not have very many public transit options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximize your time.
Dressing for New Orleans
- Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 76°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 45°F
- From April to June, the average is 92°F during the day and 57°F at night
- July through September sees average temperatures of 93°F during the day and 68°F at night
- In October-December, you can expect 85°F as the daytime average and 46°F as the nighttime average
- About 66.61 inches of rain falls on New Orleans each year
- July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 92°F, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 47°F
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