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Departure Fri, 27 Sep Return Fri, 04 Oct
LHR London
MSY New Orleans
return from £324
Departure Thu, 19 Sep Return Sun, 29 Sep
MAN Manchester
MSY New Orleans
return from £524
Departure Sun, 29 Sep Return Wed, 02 Oct
EXT Exeter
MSY New Orleans
return from £1,157
Departure Fri, 27 Sep Return Sun, 29 Sep
LAX Los Angeles
MSY New Orleans
return from £191
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Trips to New Orleans

New Orleans travel

Draped along the banks of the Mississippi River lies the mesmerising and electrifying New Orleans. Trips to New Orleans offer visitors a cultural melting pot and musical mecca, where you can toe-tap to the sultry rhythm and sounds of jazz, blues, gospel and boogie-woogie round the clock. Vacations in New Orleans are also famous for its vibrant Creole culture, fiery Cajun cuisine and 17th century French Quarter, which reflect the city's spirited influence from French, African and American cultures. The sound of horse-drawn carriages clip-clop along the road and steamboat tours chug contentedly along the river. Visitors in late winter can revel in the Mardi Gras celebrations - grab a cool beer and enjoy the show. Check out our offers flight + hotel to New Orleans!

Things to do and places to see in New Orleans

With such a melting pot of cultural influences, there is much to see and do in New Orleans. Many of the city's main sights are inside or within walking distance of the French Quarter, where most of the action takes place, and the Central Business District and Warehouse District are nearby. Amongst the 17th century architecture of wrought iron balconies and colonial style arcades are hotels, restaurants, quaint shops, historical buildings and a plethora of music and entertainment hot spots. Visitors wishing to get to the leafy Garden District can ride on a historical street car.

When visiting New Orleans, be sure to:

  • Browse the eclectic range of antique stores, jewellery shops and used books stores around Royal Street
  • Hit the lively bars and entertainment venues along Bourbon Street at night to experience the quintessential local night out
  • Marvel at the historic buildings in Jackson Square including Saint Louis Cathedral, Presbytere and Cabildo, both now Louisiana State Museums
  • Don't miss the frenetic Mardi Gras celebrations if you are visiting during the lead up to Shrove Tuesday
  • See a jazz concert at Preservation Hall
  • Catch your breath in New Orleans City Park, home of the Botanical Gardens
  • Stroll through the leafy suburbs of the Garden District
  • Take a paddle steamer cruise down the Mississippi in Steamboat Natchez
  • Taste mouth watering local flavours at a local Creole seafood restaurant
  • Visit the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum - if you dare!
New Orleans

New Orleans airports

Flights to New Orleans land at the city's main airport, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, located in Jefferson County.

  • Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

    Top airlines

    A number of airlines operate cheap flights to New Orleans including: Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines.

    Location

    Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is about 11 miles west of the city centre.

    Transport options

    Access to and from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is provided by Interstate 10 from the east and west, and Interstate 59 from the north. Visitors travelling by bus can take the shuttle bus service or the Express Bus E2 or 202 to the city centre. Taxis and limousine transportation are also available. Buses, taxis and limousines can also connect with Union Station.

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