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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French Quarter 40

Garden District 19

CBD and Warehouse District 19

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CBD 7

Warehouse District 12

Mid-City and Bayou St. John 15

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Bayou St. John 10

Mid-City 5

Uptown and Carrollton-Riverbend 13

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Carrollton-Riverbend 3

Uptown 10

Faubourg Marigny, Bywater, and Treme 11

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Faubourg Marigny 6

Treme 5

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Government Building 4

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Local Interest–Sight 2

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Museum/ Gallery 28

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Sports Venue 2

Store/ Shop/ Mall 4

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City Park

  • Park/Playground

Founded in 1854, this 1,300-acre expanse of moss-draped oaks and 11 miles of gentle lagoons is just 2 miles from the French Quarter,...

Cypress Grove Cemetery

  • Cemetery

This expansive and still-used cemetery was founded by the Fireman's Charitable and Benevolent Association in 1840. Over time, as the...

Lake Lawn Metairie Cemetery

  • Cemetery

The largest cemetery in the metropolitan area, known to locals simply as Metairie Cemetery, is the final resting place of nine Louisiana...

Longue Vue House and Gardens

  • House/Mansion/Villa

While technically in the Lakewood neighborhood, this beautiful destination is within easy walking distance of the Mid-City streetcar.

New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA)

  • Museum/Gallery

Gracing the main entrance to City Park since 1911, this traditional fine-arts museum draws from classic Greek architecture, with several...

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