New Orleans Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

New Orleans Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

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3 Popular Attractions In Louisiana

  • St. Louis Cathedral: Cathedral in the French Quarter neighborhood in New Orleans, Louisiana.
    • Lake Pontchartrain Causeway: Longest continuous bridge over water in the world, located at Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Louisiana Facts:

    • The Superdome in New Orleans is the worlds largest steel-constructed room unobstructed by posts. Height: 273 feet (82.3 meters), Diameter of Dome: 680 feet (210 meters), Area of Roof: 9.7 acres, Interior Space: 125,000,000 cubic feet, Total floor footage: 269,000 sq. ft. (82,342 sq. meters), Electrical Wiring: 400 miles (640 kilometers)
    • The Union Cottonseed Oil Mill of West Monroe was in the planning stages as early as 1883. By 1887, it provided the area with many jobs for the laborers of the area. The Union Oil Mill is the oldest industry in Ouachita Parish.
    • French speaking Acadians in the mid-1700s settled the Lafayette Parish region of south Louisiana. The Acadians were joined by another group of settlers called Creoles, descendants of African, West Indian, and European pioneers. At the time of the migration, Louisiana was under Spanish rule and authorities welcomed the new settlers.
    • Pineville is home to a one of a kind museum called the Old Town Hall Museum. It is the only museum in the entire state of Louisiana dedicated to municipal government.
    • Canal Street is one of America’s widest roads.
    New Orleans, Louisiana
    La Nouvelle-Orléans(French)
    City of New Orleans
    Official seal of New Orleans, Louisiana


    “The Crescent City”, “The Big Easy”, “The City That Care Forgot”, “NOLA”, “The City of Yes”, “Hollywood South”

    Interactive map of New Orleans

    29°57′N 90°05′W / 29.95°N 90.08°W / 29.95; -90.08Coordinates: 29°57′N 90°05′W / 29.95°N 90.08°W / 29.95; -90.08

    Country United States
    State Louisiana
    Parish Orleans
    Founded 1718; 304years ago(1718)
    Named for Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1674–1723)

    •Type Mayor–council
    Mayor LaToya Cantrell (D)
    Council New Orleans City Council

    Consolidated city-parish 349.85sqmi (906.10km2)
    •Land 169.42sqmi (438.80km2)
    •Water 180.43sqmi (467.30km2)

    3,755.2sqmi (9,726.6km2)

    −6.5 to 20ft (−2 to 6m)

    Consolidated city-parish 383,997
    •Density 2,267/sqmi (875/km2)

    1,270,530 (US: 45th)
    Demonym(s) New Orleanian
    Time zone UTC−6 (CST)
    •Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
    Area code(s) 504
    FIPS code 22-55000
    GNIS feature ID 1629985
    U.S. Highways
    State highways
    Public transport New Orleans Regional Transit Authority
    Primary airport Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport


    New Orleans – known for its great food, great music, and carnival atmosphere. Check out the best sights to see in the city, here.

    When ready, browse vacation packages to New Orleans:

    Come on down to #NewOrleans, better known as The Big Easy.

    Dive headfirst into a melting pot of French, African, and Brazilian culture meshed with many different religions, foods, and of course jazz. Let the good times roll in the French Quarter, the birthplace of jazz, when you visit its numerous bars, clubs, and restaurants. To really kick up your partying skills a notch, head to Bourbon Street, where festivals and late nights are a way of life.

    Your #vacation should include a #visit to Jackson Square, where you can tour historic buildings like the beautiful St. Louis Cathedral. Plan a trip to Memorial Hall and learn about the Civil War, or walk through Lafayette Cemetery to see one of the country’s most haunted graveyards.

    You’ll find an assortment of galleries and boutiques throughout the city, so you can satisfy your desire for art and shopping.

    For now, we hope you enjoy watching this #travel #guide as much as we enjoyed making it.

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    0:00 – New Orleans
    1:18 – French Quarter
    1:46 – Jackson Square
    2:00 – St. Louis Cathedral
    2:08 – Cabildo and the Presbytere
    2:20 – 1850 House
    2:28 – New Orleans Jazz Museum
    2:47 – Warehouse District
    2:58 – Memorial Hall
    3:08 – National World War II Museum
    3:18 – Lafayette Cemetery
    3:43 – Commander's Palace Restaurant
    3:53 – Audubon Park
    4:15 – New Orleans Museum of Art
    4:28 – Mardi Gras Museum
    5:00 – Frenchman Street and Bourbon Street

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