Things to do in New Orleans

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    The French Quarter

    The French Quarter

    Ranked #1 overall in New Orleans things to do
    276 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Neighborhood
    Popular withNightlifeArtsyHistory

    Amazing place! Spent all day walking around and seeing all the Beautiful places.

  • 2
    Bourbon Street

    Bourbon Street

    Ranked #2 overall in New Orleans things to do
    277 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Neighborhood
    Popular withNightlifeAdventureFoodies

    I visited in the afternoon, early evening, right before Mardi Gras started to kick off (late January). I am glad I was able to see Bourbon St this way because ...

  • 3
    Jackson Square

    Jackson Square

    Ranked #3 overall in New Orleans things to do
    192 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Landmark, Plaza
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    A nice area to go to outside of just Bourbon street. Jackson Square has a lot of historical value with beautiful sites to see. Even if you just want a ...

  • 4
    Audubon Zoo

    Audubon Zoo

    Ranked #4 overall in New Orleans things to do
    124 reviews
    Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    The zoo is very scenic. We enjoy going to the zoo in the late fall when it is not so hot.

  • 5
    French Market

    French Market

    Ranked #5 overall in New Orleans things to do
    135 reviews
    Shopping, Flea Market, Market
    Popular withFoodiesFamiliesArtsy

    Oldest open air market in the country. It is cool so go see but most things are over prices.

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    Magazine Street

    Magazine Street

    Ranked #6 overall in New Orleans things to do
    111 reviews
    Shopping

    Magazine Street cutting through the Garden District is full of artsy craft, art, home wares, restaurants and cafes. A great place to stroll.

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    City Park New Orleans

    City Park New Orleans

    Ranked #7 overall in New Orleans things to do
    107 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    So much to do in this park just 1 mile away. Walk, Bike, Boat, Visit New Orleans Museum of Art and Sculpture Garden.

  • 8
    Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar

    Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar

    Ranked #8 overall in New Orleans things to do
    95 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Piano Bar, Bar
    Popular withNightlifeHistoryAdventure

    Probably my favorite bar in New Orleans, with only electricity for the beer coolers and pianos for entertainment, this place makes you socialize in a new but old way.

  • 9
    Pat O'Brien's Bar

    Pat O'Brien's Bar

    Ranked #9 overall in New Orleans things to do
    96 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Bar
    Popular withNightlifeAdventureHistory

    in French Quarter dueling pianos in bar lots of people having fun drinking hurricanes

  • 10
    Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

    Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

    Ranked #10 overall in New Orleans things to do
    81 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureOutdoorsy

    Best place to go on a hot day! Watch out for the parrot exhibit, there's nothing to stop them from achieving a direct hit. Be certain to check out the ...

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