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Cheap Flights to Louisiana

Cheap Flights to Louisiana

When you are looking for cheap flights to Louisiana, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) will put you in the heart of much of what Louisiana has to offer. People who visit the city come for its abundance of jazz and blues music, the rich selection of cultural arts, recreational opportunities and professional sports. There are also plenty of family activities awaiting travelers who book flights to Louisiana; family members of all ages will enjoy a day at the Audubon Zoo.

Flights to Louisiana

When you land at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, you will find a broad selection of ground transportation methods to get you to your final destination. Taxis are conveniently located near the baggage claim area, and visitors can expect to pay $36 to go from the airport to either the Central Business District or the French Quarter. Shuttle service to local hotels and various other attractions are available, or you can choose an airport limousine. Other options include the RTA mass transit system or a rental car.

Attractions in Louisiana

If you like the performing arts, you can take advantage of the Broadway in New Orleans series during which a variety of Broadway musicals tour the city each season. You can also visit places like the Southern Repertory Theatre or the Contemporary Arts Center.

Attractions of historical significance include the Bocage Plantation and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, both of which are located in nearby Darrow. You can also tour historical buildings such as the Academy of the Sacred Heart Chapel.

For a history lesson during your visit to Louisiana, you can take in the National World War II Museum and learn all about events like the Normandy invasion and the battles of the Pacific Islands. Louisiana's Civil War Museum, built in 1891, is the oldest continuously operating museum in the state.

If you are interested in booking cheap flights to Louisiana for outdoor activities, you can go to Barataria Bay, which is 24 miles from the French Quarter. You can also fish at Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Borgne or Lake Salvador. There are three wildlife management areas in the region.

Travel Tips for Louisiana

The annual Mardi Gras festival is the best-known event for which visitors book flights to Louisiana. It is not the only festival in town; New Orleans is sometimes called the Festival Capital of the World. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is an example of the music festivals that the city hosts. There are also numerous art, culinary and film festivals held throughout the year.

Cuisine for which Louisiana is famous includes gumbo and jambalaya. A three-course meal for two in a nice restaurant will cost about $55.

If you are a football fan, you can take in a Saints game if you visit during the fall season. Average temperatures range from daily highs of 60 degrees Fahrenheit in January to 90 degrees in August. Lows for the same period range from 45 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit.

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