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8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 05 Oct 2019
Holiday Inn Express New Orleans - St. Charles
05 Oct 2019 - 12 Oct 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £1,104 per person
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
05 Oct 2019 - 12 Oct 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £1,305 per person
Maison St Charles Hotel and Suites
05 Oct 2019 - 12 Oct 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £1,104 per person
Bourbon Orleans Hotel
05 Oct 2019 - 12 Oct 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £1,416 per person
8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 26 Oct 2019
Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel
26 Oct 2019 - 02 Nov 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £1,285 per person
Maison Saint Charles by Hotel RL
26 Oct 2019 - 02 Nov 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £1,182 per person
St. James Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
26 Oct 2019 - 02 Nov 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £1,395 per person
Maison Dupuy Hotel
26 Oct 2019 - 02 Nov 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £1,434 per person
8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 09 Nov 2019
Motel 6 New Orleans - Near Downtown
09 Nov 2019 - 16 Nov 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.0
From £926 per person
Ramada by Wyndham New Orleans
09 Nov 2019 - 16 Nov 2019
From £939 per person
Days Inn New Orleans Pontchartrain
09 Nov 2019 - 16 Nov 2019
From £955 per person
Days Inn by Wyndham New Orleans Pontchartrain
09 Nov 2019 - 16 Nov 2019
From £956 per person
8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 23 Nov 2019
Wyndham Garden Baronne Plaza
23 Nov 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £1,158 per person
Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter
23 Nov 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £1,152 per person
New Orleans Marriott
23 Nov 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £1,179 per person
Sheraton New Orleans
23 Nov 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £1,198 per person
8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 25 Jan 2020
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham New Orleans Causeway
25 Jan 2020 - 01 Feb 2020
TripAdvisor rating 3.0
From £869 per person
Red Roof Inn New Orleans - Westbank
25 Jan 2020 - 01 Feb 2020
TripAdvisor rating 3.0
From £875 per person
Historic Streetcar Inn
25 Jan 2020 - 01 Feb 2020
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £878 per person
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Metairie (New Orleans), LA
25 Jan 2020 - 01 Feb 2020
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £879 per person
8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 01 Feb 2020
Le Méridien New Orleans
01 Feb 2020 - 08 Feb 2020
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £1,189 per person
The Old No 77 Hotel & Chandlery
01 Feb 2020 - 08 Feb 2020
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £1,167 per person
Hotel Provincial
01 Feb 2020 - 08 Feb 2020
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £1,187 per person
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham New Orleans Downtown
01 Feb 2020 - 08 Feb 2020
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £1,075 per person
Hotel ratings in New Orleans
The Whitney Hotel
New Orleans
From £1,145 per person
4 days in New Orleans
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
Sep 19, 2019
The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery
New Orleans
From £1,311 per person
Wonderful boutique style hotel with very welcoming staff..
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
Sep 16, 2019
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
New Orleans
From £1,147 per person
Great service at the lounge!
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
Sep 18, 2019
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Welcome To New Orleans

Where to start with a town as historic, storied, and famous as New Orleans? Known for its colourful traditions, delicious food, and jazz music, New Orleans offers a rich melting pot of cultures and has developed into a hugely popular holiday destination. Package holidays in New Orleans give you the opportunity to explore the Creole history and scenery of this singular location.

Anything I Need To Know Before Visiting New Orleans?

New Orleans is served by Louis Armstrong International Airport. It is only 17km to the west of New Orleans, so you won’t have far to travel after your flight from London or Manchester. The city is 6 hours behind the UK. The currency of New Orleans is, of course, the dollar (USD). You will find plenty of cash machines throughout New Orleans, and many places also accept cards. New Orleans has always boasted a vibrant mix of cultures, from diverse backgrounds, but not to worry, the official language is still English. Good luck with that thick 'N’awleanz' accent!

Unlike in most of the U.S., one can drink openly on the streets in New Orleans. Many bars in the city centre serve alcoholic beverages in to-go cups, so you can stroll and take in the sights with your cocktail in hand. After you get off your flight to New Orleans, however, don't just stick to hotspots Bourbon Street and the French Quarter. There's an awful lot of New Orleans to explore.

When Is A Good Time To Visit New Orleans?

The big month on the New Orleans calendar is February, when the city celebrates Mardi Gras. A huge carnival of music, dancing, food, parades, and general revelry, New Orleans is a non-stop party for two weeks in February (or for the Jazz Festival in April). In fact, the city becomes so popular during this period that if you’re intending to visit during Mardi Gras, you are advised to take care of booking your flight and hotel for New Orleans well in advance.

The summer months in New Orleans can get fairly hot and humid, and it's also the season that sees the most rain. However, if you don't mind packing an umbrella, because the summers are bit too steamy for many visitors, you'll have the opportunity to find some great deals for a weekend in New Orleans at this time.

What Are The Best Places To Visit In New Orleans?

  • A major attraction that’s bristling with culture and history is Jackson Square, once a battleground but now a haven for artists, musicians, and street performers.
  • No trip to New Orleans is complete without a visit to Bourbon Street, where you'll find many clubs playing the jazz for which the city is so famous.
  • New Orleans is home to the National WWII Museum, a collection of WWII planes, tanks, and even an Enigma decoding machine, one of the devices used to break German codes and help win the war.
  • Head down to Natchez Harbour and leisurely take a trip along the Mississippi River, on an old fashioned paddle steamer.
  • The famous French Quarter is synonymous with New Orleans. Here you'll find all jazz clubs, restaurants, and bars you'll ever need on your New Orleans weekend break.

What Is There To Do In New Orleans?

The Aquarium of the Americas offers a great day out for families. This collection of sea life from waters around the U.S. is home to over 500 species, and features tunnels through undersea kingdoms and a Caribbean reef. The aquarium is also next door to a zoo, butterfly garden, and insect park, all of which make for the perfect day for nature lovers on package holidays in New Orleans.

Sports fans should definitely check out the Superdome, home to the New Orleans Saints NFL team. A truly awe-inspiring space, this magnificent stadium is the perfect place to catch an American football game during city breaks in New Orleans. The season runs from September to December (or even longer, if the team makes it to the play-offs) when the weather is cool enough to break into a run.

You’ve seen them in the movies, but now’s your chance to try out a fan boat! These flat bottomed boats are powered by huge fans at their rear and are a fun way to explore New Orleans' many waterways. Big Easy Swamp Adventures offer a range of boat trips from the Marina that are fun, educational, and offer a new perspective of the city.

What To Eat And Drink In New Orleans?

Enjoy traditional Creole seafood in a charming old world setting at the Commander’s Palace. A famous New Orleans eatery since 1893, this is the place to go for fresh seafood prepared with Creole flourish. You can also enjoy an elegant late breakfast, set to the strains of some of the city’s best music, during one of the restaurant's regular jazz brunches.

If you’re looking for something a little less salubrious, cool jazz and local beers and liquors are to be found at Fritzel’s European Jazz Pub on Bourbon Street. For a signature New Orleans po-boy (a fried seafood sandwich, something not to be missed during city breaks in New Orleans), head to Domilise's. And for the classic combination of beignets and a coffee, the French Quarter's iconic Cafe du Monde can't be beat.

Bring Home a Piece of New Orleans

If one could boil down the New Orleans experience to its essence, it might look like a bottle of hot, spicy sauce in a jazzy bottle. Louisiana Crystal Hot Sauce has been giving New Orleans cuisine a zing for almost 100 years and makes for an ideal gift or souvenir. For something decorative and non-edible, speciality shops sell beautiful Carnival masks all year round.