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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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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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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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Q & C Hotel/Bar

4 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews
Q&C Hotel captures the charm of the early 1900s with its classically appointed European style guest rooms. Just 2.5 blocks to the French Quarter and 5 short blocks to the Convention Center, we offer the latest in amenities and comfort. At the Q&C , you will experience the warmth and graciousness of our staff from the moment you arrive. Each of the 196 elegantly decorated guest rooms feature exquisite European furnishings, in-room safes, hair dryers, coffee & coffee makers, irons & ironing boards, high-speed internet, in-room fax and modem capabilities and original art work. You will truly feel like you're in New Orleans! Our personal attention to your needs includes concierge and laundry services. For your convenience, we offer 24-hour valet parking. We can also arrange a variety of excursion options for you when you visit our gracious city and surrounding areas including city tours, riverboat cruises, swamp adventures, and plantation excursions. Group rates are available. Valet Parking is $32 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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French Market Inn

3 stars
4.1 / 5 29 reviews
Historic hotel offers central French Quarter location, courtyard Brush up on your New Orleans history at this historic inn. The hotel was built in the 1800s for Baron and Baroness Joseph Xavier de Pontalba, and it was the government house when Louisiana was still a French colony. Today's budget-minded tourists can appreciate the proximity to the party without paying Bourbon Street prices. The hotel's staff is eager to make reservations and help with vacation planning.  Highlights Quaint courtyardConvenient French Quarter locationEmphasis on personal service Rooms The 127 guest rooms surround a courtyard. Rooms are individually decorated, some with antiques, brass beds and exposed brick walls.  Each room features basic conveniences, such as a hair dryer, iron and ironing board, cable TV and a coffee maker. FeaturesThis hotel has no food service, but it is steps from the bustling French Market. Nearby Marie Laveau's Voodoo Bar is a fun, moodily lit spot for a drink. The hotel's courtyard makes for a quiet picnic location. Transportation Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (13 miles)Short walk to Riverfront Streetcar line Attractions Bourbon Street Jackson SquareFrench MarketCigar Factory New Orleans and MuseumJax BreweryWoldenberg Park Policies and fees Must be 21 years of age to purchase a room. Children under 12 stay free with adult.The hotel requires a valid I.D. and credit card at time of check in. A hold may be placed on the credit card to cover the security deposit and incidental charges.There is a fee of $4.95 per night for unlimited local and long distance calls within the U.S.
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Cheap Flights
Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
New York New Orleans Sat, Dec 6 - Tue, Dec 9 $214
Los Angeles New Orleans Wed, Jan 14 - Tue, Jan 20 $277
Washington DC New Orleans Tue, Dec 9 - Fri, Dec 12 $206
Philadelphia New Orleans Sat, Jan 10 - Sat, Jan 17 $247
Seattle New Orleans Sat, Jan 10 - Wed, Jan 21 $264
Newark New Orleans Sat, Dec 6 - Thu, Dec 11 $207
San Francisco New Orleans Mon, Dec 8 - Thu, Dec 11 $309
Baltimore New Orleans Sun, Dec 14 - Wed, Dec 17 $230
Boston New Orleans Wed, Dec 10 - Sun, Dec 14 $242
Chicago New Orleans Wed, Dec 10 - Sat, Dec 13 $117
Atlanta New Orleans Thu, Jan 22 - Tue, Jan 27 $210
San Diego New Orleans Wed, Dec 10 - Thu, Dec 25 $432
Denver New Orleans Mon, Jan 12 - Tue, Jan 20 $145
Detroit New Orleans Mon, Dec 8 - Wed, Dec 10 $127
Charlotte New Orleans Mon, Dec 22 - Fri, Dec 26 $304
Kansas City New Orleans Tue, Dec 9 - Sun, Dec 14 $230
Phoenix New Orleans Mon, Dec 8 - Tue, Dec 16 $214
Portland New Orleans Tue, Dec 9 - Thu, Dec 11 $309
Miami New Orleans Fri, Dec 26 - Thu, Jan 1 $343
Pittsburgh New Orleans Sat, Dec 27 - Wed, Dec 31 $560
Raleigh New Orleans Sun, Nov 30 - Sun, Dec 7 Check rates
San Juan New Orleans Fri, Jan 2 - Wed, Jan 7 $1,000
Sacramento New Orleans Thu, Dec 25 - Wed, Dec 31 $428
Milwaukee New Orleans Wed, Dec 31 - Tue, Jan 6 $338
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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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