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New Orleans is a city that oozes panache from every nook and cranny. Art and music lovers, schedule your trip around the annual French Quarter Festival, held every April, to experience the biggest music festival in the South. If you're after something a little more intimate on your New Orleans vacation, Lafayette Square hosts free Wednesday afternoon concerts during spring and fall, and the New Orleans Museum of Art has free admission on Wednesdays.

The Big Easy has so much to offer, and CheapTickets has the lowdown on the best spots that are big on flair and low on price for your New Orleans vacation.

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Quality Inn & Suites

2 stars
4.0 / 5 41 reviews
The Quality Inn & Suites is ideally located in downtown New Orleans, only two blocks Bourbon St. and French Quarter. Major corporations have offices within walking distance of the hotel. Nearby, the La. Superdome, Convention Center, streetcars, Harrah's New Orleans Casino and Riverwalk Marketplace. Armstrong International Airport is only 12 miles from the hotel, downtown/French Quarter area via I-10. When arriving please pull in front of hotel first to unload before parking. 2019-Dec-31. 8ft clearance on parking garage.
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Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter

3 stars
3.2 / 5 88 reviews
The Wyndham New Orleans, French Quarter boasts the unique honor of being the hotel in the Quarter to offer a heated indoor pool. Famed regional Louisiana cuisine can be sampled in Deuce McAllister's Ole Saint Kitchen & Tap, the on-site restaurant, where guests can enjoy oyster stew or Mississippi rabbit pot pie before watching sports on the flat-screen televisions with a local craft beer. Accommodations reflect the history-rich ambience of the surrounding neighborhood, and businesspeople can book Deluxe Double or Deluxe King rooms to benefit from high-speed Wi-Fi internet and work desks. Key facts 374 guestroomsHeated pool24-hour front deskComplimentary Wi-FiOn-site parkingLaundry and dry cleaning servicesFitness centerRestaurant: Deuce McAllister's Ole Saint Kitchen & Tap NeighborhoodThe hotel's prime location on Royal Street means that an array of shops, museums, restaurants and entertainment are just a few steps away. Take to the streets of the historic French Quarter on foot, or rent a cruiser bicycle to get around in retro style. Check out the beauty of the rose garden and flowing fountains in nearby Louis Armstrong Park, or purchase tickets to a performance at the Marigny Opera House just a few doors down. Hints and tipsComplimentary newspapers are available in the lobby, and front desk staff is happy to assist guests with booking tours in and around New Orleans, or directing them to the best bars and clubs in town.
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Q & C Hotel/Bar

4 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews
Old style Southern grace and charm meets up-to-date modern comforts The historic Q & C Hotel/Bar is a beautiful newly renovated hotel. It was built in 1913 and sports a Renaissance revivalist style. The hotel has 12 floors that overlook the exciting streets of New Orleans. Situated right in the heart of New Orleans, the Q & C Hotel/Bar is an ideal place to stay for a break in the city. Opulent marble columned public areas hint at the grand past of the building. All the main New Orleans attractions are within easy distance, making the hotel a comfortable base from which to explore. After a full day, tourists can unwind with cocktails and sample tasty meals at Q & C Bar on site.  3 Reasons To Stay:Close to the French Quarter and Morial Convention CenterDistinctive European furnishings and original artworkFull-service banquet and meeting facilities for social and corporate events Q & C Hotel/Bar RoomsAll of the guest rooms at the Q & C Hotel/Bar have a distinctive European style, with interesting use of furnishings and original artwork. Guests benefit from the staff's ethic that comfort is paramount at the property. All of the 196 guest rooms are equipped with coffee-making facilities, in-room safes, hair-dryers, irons, ironing boards, and in-room fax and high-speed Internet capabilities. Welcoming and helpful staff are always on hand at the Q & C Hotel/Bar to ensure a pleasurable stay for guests. Things To Do:Harrah's Casino (0.2 mi/0.4 km)Aquarium of the Americas (0.3 mi/0.5 km)Natchez Steamboat Cruise (0.4 mi/0.6 km)Louisiana Children's Museum (0.4 mi/0.6 km)National World War II Museum (0.4 mi/0.8 km)Bourbon Street (0.4 mi/0.8 km)Jackson Square (0.6 mi/1 km)Louisiana Superdome (0.7 mi/1.2 km)Preservation Hall (0.9 mi/1.6 km)French Market (1.3 mi/2.2 km) Policies and feesValid credit card is required at check-in.Valet parking is $32 USD per night, plus tax (unless the cost is included in a special package).
Value Completely reimagined for 2014 - Newly renovated.
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Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown

2 stars
3.4 / 5 41 reviews
Located in the CBD (Central Business District), just 3 blocks from the historic French Quarter and walking distance to the Superdome, Harrah's Casino, Riverwalk Marketplace and Canal Place. Deluxe accommodations include either 1 queen bed or 2 double beds with refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker and all modern amenities. Both non-smoking and smoking rooms available and all rates include a scrumptious continental breakfast. Self parking (subject to availability) off-site at 16.00/day with in/out privileges. Rate subject to change. Valet parking is 21.00/day. Please do not request connecting rooms. Front Desk Hours: 24 Hours. Housekeeping Service: Daily. Security Guard: 6:00pm - 8:00am Hotel provides: Continental Breakfast Daily, Free Local Phone Calls and No Pets Allowed.
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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, New Orleans French Quarter, LA

3 stars
4.2 / 5 225 reviews
Prime location near French Quarter Hotel offers many amenities Be Our Guest Breakfast Buffet Wired and WIreless Internet Access Programmable Safe Refrigerator and Microwave in all guest rooms Concierge Service 7 days a week 8am - 8 pm Heated Outdoor 9 by 13 Relaxation Dipping Pool Fitness Center Business Center Inn Case Market Flexible Meeting Space For Up to 100 People Valet Parking Only (for a fee)
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
New York New Orleans Tue, Dec 9 - Tue, Dec 16 $198
Los Angeles New Orleans Wed, Jan 14 - Tue, Jan 20 $277
Washington DC New Orleans Mon, Dec 8 - Thu, Dec 11 $209
Philadelphia New Orleans Thu, Dec 4 - Tue, Dec 9 $331
Seattle New Orleans Mon, Jan 12 - Wed, Jan 21 $264
Newark New Orleans Thu, Dec 4 - Tue, Dec 9 $193
San Francisco New Orleans Wed, Dec 3 - Wed, Dec 10 $289
Baltimore New Orleans Mon, Dec 15 - Wed, Dec 17 $225
Boston New Orleans Sat, Dec 6 - Thu, Dec 18 $224
Chicago New Orleans Wed, Dec 3 - Mon, Dec 8 $97
Atlanta New Orleans Thu, Dec 11 - Tue, Dec 16 $189
San Diego New Orleans Wed, Dec 10 - Thu, Dec 11 $284
Denver New Orleans Sat, Dec 13 - Tue, Dec 16 $155
Detroit New Orleans Mon, Dec 8 - Wed, Dec 10 $97
Charlotte New Orleans Fri, Dec 19 - Thu, Dec 25 $348
Kansas City New Orleans Wed, Dec 3 - Sat, Dec 6 $225
Phoenix New Orleans Tue, Dec 2 - Wed, Dec 3 $204
Portland New Orleans Wed, Dec 10 - Thu, Dec 11 $284
Miami New Orleans Wed, Dec 3 - Sun, Dec 7 $299
Pittsburgh New Orleans Thu, Jan 15 - Thu, Jan 22 $343
Raleigh New Orleans Thu, Nov 27 - Thu, Dec 4 Check rates
San Juan New Orleans Wed, Dec 3 - Wed, Dec 10 $289
Sacramento New Orleans Sat, Dec 27 - Sat, Jan 10 $473
Milwaukee New Orleans Thu, Jan 1 - Tue, Jan 6 $273
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Best time to take a vacation to New Orleans

  • Best Time to Go

    Mardi Gras is the most festive time of the year for New Orleans vacations. The event dominates the area known as the French Quarter every February or March. The Saints, winners of the 2010 Super Bowl home games in the fall at the Louisiana Superdome, where you can also see many great concerts. New Orleans is known as the birthplace of jazz, which attracts big crowd for its Jazz and Heritage Festival in April and May. The city's warmest months are usually June through September, reaching the low 90s. In the winter, lows get down to the lower 40s. Weather is usually comfortable from February through May.

Insider tips for New Orleans travel

  • Films Shot

    Several films have been shot in New Orleans such as The Big Easy, Runaway Jury, The Birth of the Blues and a scene from JFK.

  • NOMA

    NOMA, which stands for New Orleans Museum of Art, offers summer art camps for children, exhibits and a Sculpture Garden with an audio tour.

  • Embers

    Embers, built in the late nineteenth century, is a top-rated Cajun specialty restaurant on famous Bourbon Street.

  • Satchmo Summer Festival

    New Orleans has many festivals throughout the summer, including its tribute in August to hometown legend Louis Armstrong called "Satchmo Summer Festival" in the French Quarter.

  • French Quarter Festival

    Every April the French Quarter Festival showcases over 100 musical acts on nearly 20 stages in four days.

New Orleans highlights

  • New Orleans highlights
  • French Quarter

    New Orleans vacations are synonymous with this vibrant historic precinct. Bourbon Street, the most famous street in the Quarter, is packed to the brim with bars featuring live music and joie de vivre that can only come from the combination of French, Cajun and Southern influences.

  • Musical Legends Park

    This spot has amazing sculptures of musical legends such as Fats Domino and Pete Fountain, plus a lovely sitting area to munch on some grub and soak up the Louisiana scenery. Nighttime visitors, you can catch some live jazz for free -- just make sure to head in early to grab a good spot.

  • Arts District

    Whether you want to scope some art or join the hipsters on your New Orleans travels, the Arts District will satisfy -- especially around Julia Street. Bursting with galleries offering free entry, this trendy nook is also home to the Contemporary Arts Center, a funky place that hosts theatre, concerts and more.

  • Canal Street Ferry

    For spectacular views of the New Orleans skyline and a 10-minute ride across the Mississippi, take the Canal Street Ferry to Algiers Point. It's free if you're on foot or bike, but even if you want to take your car across it will set you back a buck. The service starts at 6 a.m. and ends around midnight, so you have plenty of time to enjoy the view on your New Orleans travels.

  • Crescent City Farmers Market

    Held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, this foodie market brings the best produce to the streets of New Orleans. Grab some gourmet snacks, pick up some fresh flowers and watch free, live cooking demos by top-notch local chefs. Invest in a couple of homemade jams and freshly-baked pastries.

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