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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. Indoor Parking: 19 USD plus tax/vehicle/night with in/out privileges. 8ft clearance on parking garage.'Box trucks (U-Hauls, etc) or any trailers are not allowed'
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AC Hotel New Orleans Bourbon/French Quarter Area

2 stars
3.4 / 5 68 reviews
Business- and family-friendly hotel one block off Bourbon Street  This business- and family-friendly hotel is located in the historic circa 1871 Cotton Exchange Building. Guests can enjoy a free hot breakfast and free wireless Internet. It's a one block walk to the excitement of Bourbon Street and the French Quarter. Antique shopping is nearby on Royal Street. The Riverwalk Marketplace offers premier shopping and dining. Highlights Centrally located near Bourbon StreetComplimentary InternetComplimentary hot breakfast buffetOutdoor pool (open seasonally)Cardio fitness center Rooms The rooms look traditional with striped wallpaper, dark wood furniture and framed art. Contemporary touches include triple sheeting white duvets and Kohler shower heads. Travelers receive free wireless Internet access, free local calls and a free deluxe breakfast buffet. There is an outdoor pool. Additional features such as adjoining rooms, microwave oven and mini refrigerator are available in some rooms. Features A new cardio fitness center is located on the first floor near the lobby. Guests can save money by starting each day with a free breakfast buffet featuring eggs, bacon, sausage, juices, cereals, breads and pastries. For a convenient cocktail, Dominic's Bar is adjacent to the lobby and opens daily at 4 p.m. Transportation Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (15 miles)Canal Street Streetcar line one block Attractions New Orleans Convention CenterLouisiana Superdome Bourbon Street and French QuarterRiverwalk Marketplace Aquarium of the AmericasAntique shopping and art galleries on Royal StreetShops and movie theater at Canal Place Business On-site business center with printing, copying, e-mail and internet, facsimile and courier services availableDegas ballroom can accommodate 10 to 350 guests1,815 square feet of meeting space AV equipment available
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Omni Royal Crescent Hotel

4 stars
4.1 / 5 77 reviews
Southern comfort and culture in New OrleansThe Omni Royal Crescent Hotel is situated in the New Orleans Arts District, making it the place to stay for guests who wish to visit world-renowned art galleries and museums. A grand lobby greets guests with glass chandeliers and gold-framed paintings, all emphasizing the cultural theme, with newly renovated rooms ensuring that guests have a comfortable stay at the Omni Royal Crescent Hotel. Relax by the poolside with a drink from one of the bars or make use of the complimentary fitness equipment. Newspaper is also available at the hotel lobby. You stay here becauseFour Diamond hotel located in New Orleans Arts DistrictComplimentary fitness facility open 24 hoursGuest room dining 24 hours a day  Omni Royal Crescent Hotel Rooms:Recently renovated rooms at the Omni Royal Crescent Hotel are modern with a touch of class. Ornate mirrors and wooden furniture give the rooms a traditional feel and the bed is a key feature with a plush custom-made mattress. Guests choose from a deluxe room or suite. There is also the choice of a King suite with an oversized bath and Jacuzzi. Suites also have a separate living area with sofas and a balcony overlooking the beautiful and historic city of New Orleans. Internet access and cable television are also available for guests to use, and the Louisiana Superdome is only a short drive away. Things to doRiverfront Park (0.4 mi/0.60 km)Harrah's Casino (0.6 mi/0.9 km)French Quarter (0.7 mi/1.1 km)Convention Center (1.2 mi/1.9 km)Canal Street (2.3 mi/3.7 km)Louisiana Superdome (1.1 mi/1.8 km)
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Omni Royal Orleans

4 stars
4.3 / 5 163 reviews
The four-diamond Omni Royal Orleans is located in the heart of the French Quarter just moments from the excitement of Bourbon Street and picturesque Jackson Square as well as the galleries and antique stores of Royal Street. This luxury hotel offers a retreat from the excitement of the city with its artful collection of 19th century antiques and Creole charm. Our elegant 345 rooms and suites offer plush comfort as well as the latest in technology including high speed wireless internet access that is complimentary for our Omni Select Guest program members. The Omni Royal Orleans also stands out for its restaurant the Rib Room a Zagat award winner and for more than forty years a landmark dining destination in a city known for its fine cuisine. Guests can also enjoy cocktails at the rooftop La Riviera Cafe or a light meal and cocktails at the Touche Bar. The Omni Royal Orleans offers a state of the art fitness facility as well as a rooftop observation deck and year round heated swimming pool. The hotel is just 12 miles from Louis Armstrong International Airport and just 9 blocks from the New Orleans cruise ship terminal. The hotel is 100 percent non-smoking. Four-diamond luxurious comfort embraces style.
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The Omni Riverfront Hotel

4 stars
4.3 / 5 4 reviews
Experience the best of the Big Easy with the modern amenities plus historic style and southern hospitality at the Hotel. This smoke free hotel is located in the heart of the thriving arts scene known as the Warehouse District in a renovated historic building and is walking distance from great restaurants plus bars and live entertainment and is minutes from the New Orleans Convention Center and 16 miles from the Louis Armstrong International Airport.
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
New York New Orleans Tue, Mar 24 - Wed, Mar 25 $197
Los Angeles New Orleans Tue, Feb 10 - Tue, Feb 24 $286
Washington DC New Orleans Tue, Mar 3 - Tue, Mar 10 $197
Philadelphia New Orleans Tue, Mar 17 - Tue, Mar 24 $315
Seattle New Orleans Wed, Feb 18 - Wed, Feb 25 $264
Newark New Orleans Sat, Mar 7 - Tue, Mar 10 $205
San Francisco New Orleans Wed, Feb 25 - Wed, Mar 11 $286
Baltimore New Orleans Tue, Mar 3 - Sat, Mar 7 $214
Boston New Orleans Mon, Feb 23 - Tue, Feb 24 $205
Chicago New Orleans Mon, Mar 2 - Thu, Mar 5 $81
Atlanta New Orleans Wed, Mar 11 - Wed, Mar 18 $206
San Diego New Orleans Tue, Mar 10 - Tue, Mar 17 $303
Denver New Orleans Mon, Feb 16 - Mon, Feb 23 $175
Detroit New Orleans Tue, Feb 17 - Tue, Feb 24 $97
Charlotte New Orleans Tue, Feb 17 - Tue, Feb 24 $278
Kansas City New Orleans Tue, Mar 17 - Tue, Mar 24 $239
Phoenix New Orleans Wed, Mar 18 - Sat, Mar 21 $204
Portland New Orleans Tue, Feb 24 - Tue, Mar 3 $295
Miami New Orleans Wed, Mar 4 - Sat, Mar 7 $135
Pittsburgh New Orleans Tue, Feb 24 - Sat, Mar 14 $342
Raleigh New Orleans Tue, Feb 3 - Tue, Feb 10 Check rates
San Juan New Orleans Tue, Mar 24 - Tue, Mar 31 $332
Sacramento New Orleans Wed, Feb 25 - Tue, Mar 3 $379
Milwaukee New Orleans Tue, Feb 17 - Fri, Feb 20 $257
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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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