New Orleans Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in New Orleans - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Alcée Fortier Park

  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

Situated at Esplanade Avenue and Mystery Street, this tiny sliver of a park was named for the philanthropist and professor Alcée Fortier,...

Bayou St. John

  • Body Of Water/Waterfall

A bayou is a natural inlet, usually a slow-moving, narrow waterway that emerges from the swamp at one end and joins a larger body of...

Benachi-Torre House

  • House/Mansion/Villa

This Greek Revival mansion was built in 1859 for the Greek consul in New Orleans and was a significant part of the city's original expansion...

Cabrini High School and Mother Cabrini Shrine

  • Educational Institution

Mother Frances Cabrini, the first American citizen to become a saint (canonized in 1946), purchased the land between Esplanade Avenue...

Edgar Degas House Museum, Courtyard and Inn

  • House/Mansion/Villa

The Impressionist Edgar Degas, whose Creole mother and grandmother were born in New Orleans, stayed with his cousins in this house during...

Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots

  • Sports Venue

The third-oldest racetrack in the country sits just off Esplanade Avenue, among the houses of Bayou St. John. The popular Starlight Racing...

Luling Mansion

  • House/Mansion/Villa

Also called the "Jockey's Mansion," this massive, three-story Italianate mansion is a neighborhood landmark (and now a popular setting...

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

  • Festival–Sight

Don't let the four-letter word at the center of its name intimidate you—one need not be a jazz fanatic to love the New Orleans Jazz...

Pitot House

  • House/Mansion/Villa

One of the few surviving houses that lined the bayou in the late 1700s, and the only Creole colonial–style country house in the city...

St. Louis Cemetery No. 3

  • Cemetery

One block from the entrance to City Park, at the end of Esplanade Avenue, stands this cemetery, on an area of high ground along Bayou...