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FLL Fort Lauderdale, FL
MSY New Orleans
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MCO Orlando
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LAX Los Angeles
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CVG Covington, KY - Cincinatti, OH
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About New Orleans

Established by French colonists, New Orleans is known for its distinctive atmosphere, which retains a strong European influence. This legacy is reflected in The Big Easy's multilingualism, as well as its unique music, architecture and cuisine. Built on the Mississippi River, this port city is a lively destination and offers plenty of pleasure for travellers. Despite all the excitement, New Orleans is a relatively laid back city, and many visitors fall in love with it's charmingly vintage atmosphere. The city has a strong sense of heritage that it loves to share with new arrivals. New Orleans' attractions are too many for a single trip, leaving most tourists vowing to return. Discover here the best offers for Flight + Hotel to New Orleans.

Things to do and places to visit in New Orleans

Probably the most famous of New Orleans' attractions is Mardi Gras, but there is actually much more to discover about the city. Both the city's buildings and its food, strongly influenced by the Creole descendants of French and Spanish settlers, are worth diving into for visitors. Flights to New Orleans with leave you feeling like you've stepped back in time upon arrival, and visitors to New Orleans' historic districts will find themselves transported to another era. The spicy, seafood-heavy cuisine is another thing visitors won't forget in a hurry.

Things you shouldn't miss in New Orleans include:

  • Wandering through the French Quarter admiring the 17th century architecture
  • Eating a bowl of gumbo – a spicy seafood stew and local specialty
  • Joining the party on Bourbon Street
  • Reveling in the parades and balls of Mardi Gras
  • Listening to some of the live jazz New Orleans is famous for – try Preservation Hall
  • Riding the Charles Avenue street car which will take you past stunning colonial mansions
  • Trying the fresh produce at the Decatur Street Farmer's Market
  • A steamboat cruise on the Mississippi, either by day or by night
  • Learning more about local voodoo magic at the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum
  • Bargain hunting in the French Market – a huge outdoor flea market next to the Mississippi
  • Art lovers can discover local artists in Julia Street's galleries
  • Coffee, beignets and people watching at Cafe du Monde
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Airports in New Orleans

Flights to New Orleans land at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, named after the beloved jazz musician who was one of the city's most famous sons. The airport is found in the Kenner suburb of New Orleans, a little over 17km to the west of Downtown.

  • Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

    Top Carriers

    Top carriers include: Allegiant Air, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines.

    Location

    The airport is located roughly 17km west of Downtown New Orleans in the Kenner suburb.

    Transportation

    Taxis and an airport shuttle service are available for transportation to and from the airport. Passengers can also take the Airport-Downtown Express bus, a ride of around 50 minutes.

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