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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 87 reviews
Travel New Orleans and place yourself in the center of the city's most lively and well-known area by reserving your lodging at the Holiday Inn New Orleans French Quarter hotel. For full service hotels in New Orleans LA, this hotel on Royal Street offers 20 floors with 374 guestrooms including upgraded executive king rooms in the French Quarter, the popular heart of the city. Relax in a well-appointed guestroom with excellent amenities, knowing an amazing array of shops, restaurants, nightclubs and attractions are just steps from our doors. This French Quarter hotel also provides convenient access to famous New Orleans events. Join thousands of revelers who throng the streets in a five day pulse-pounding extravaganza during Mardi Gras. Groove to the pulsing rhythms of famous musicians who dazzle fans at the annual Jazz and Heritage Festival. Additionally, exciting New Orleans Saints games at the Superdome, the Essence Music Festival, Bayou Classic and the Allstate Sugar Bowl are must-see events among visitors. On site, discover highly accommodating facilities, offering The Checkered Parrot Restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner, a sparkling indoor pool and a workout room to help you keep up with your active lifestyle. Holiday Inn New Orleans French Quarter hotel offers an unrivaled locale and relaxing accommodations exquisitely paired with thoughtful amenities and first-rate service. This hotel is committed to providing accessible facilities under the American Disabilities Act. If your accessibility needs are not met, please contact the Hotel Manager on Duty. Should you require additional information regarding accessible facilities for guests with disabilities, please call 1-800-Holiday (U.S. and Canada) or contact the hotel directly. For the hearing impaired, TDD service is available at 1-800-238-5544 within the U.S. and Canada.
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Inn on St. Peter

3 stars
3.1 / 5 208 reviews
The Inn on St. Peter is the leisure traveler's perfect retreat to the Crescent City. Carefully restored with traditional finishes, this New Orleans Inn marries the desires for modern convenience and comfort with an historic French Quarter setting. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Inn on St. Peter was originally constructed in 1805 with its design influenced by the Spanish style of architecture during that period. Gorgeous private courtyards are nestled throughout the property and provide an ambiance and charm that brings every guest back to the peaceful days of the 19th century French Quarter. Throughout the guestrooms and courtyards guests will find the character of the natural wear of time preserved perfectly for their awe and enjoyment. Each of the 29 guest rooms and suites are unique and tell a different story about the spirit of the French Quarter. Balconies preserved over time offer visitors a distinct experience and a glimpse into simpler times. Immerse yourself in the culture and history of the French Quarter at the Inn on St. Peter.
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Q & C Hotel/Bar

3 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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Wyndham Garden Baronne Plaza Hotel

3 stars
3.7 / 5 446 reviews
An indispensable part of the rich Wyndham Hotels & Resorts brand, the Wyndham Garden Baronne Plaza Hotel in New Orleans houses a streamlined central atrium space, a nice contrast to the Art Deco-inspired granite façade. Get your morning off to a snappy start in the hotel café, with sweet croissants, fruit and a Starbucks coffee to fuel your day. During the evenings, the City Diner offers a packed menu, and fitness fanatics can burn off the calories with a weightlifting session inside the modern workout center. Built in 1931, the hotel offers history with a modern feel, and all suites come with a whirlpool bathtub. Key facts170 guestrooms20 suites5 floors4 meeting roomsRestaurants and cafes: City Diner and Sunrise CaféGymFree Wi-Fi 24-hour front desk NeighborhoodThe Wyndham Garden Baronne Plaza Hotel is located just two blocks from the French Quarter in the bustling Central Business District of New Orleans. Guests in the Big Easy can stroll to nearby attractions, including the Mercedes-Benz Superdome sports and entertainment complex, Canal Street, and the Mississippi River. For a literal taste of local flavor, stop at a quaint outdoor café for beignets and café au lait. Hints and tipsA St. Charles Streetcar stop is located just one block from the hotel; guests can ride it all the way to lovely Audubon Park and Zoo, or get off in the picturesque Garden District and stroll among the extravagant mansions and vibrant flora. When you're ready to check out, print your boarding pass in the business center and hop on the available airport shuttle for an easy ride to Louis Armstrong International (MSY).
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Crowne Plaza NEW ORLEANS FRENCH QUARTER

4 stars
4.0 / 5 318 reviews
Previously the Astor Hotel, the multi-story Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Quarter grew organically from a collection of existing retail buildings and apartments, giving it a blended Crescent City charm. Inside, ironwork stair-rails, exposed brick walls, and mismatched lobby seating continues this feel. Conversely, the modern offerings of an outdoor pool, Internet access (fees apply), and a vast 30,000-feet of event space bring the building up to date. Pay a visit to Dickie Brennan's Bourbon House Restaurant for the best in local seafood and a cozy Southern welcome. Key facts693 rooms14 floorsRestaurant/bar: Dickie Brennan's Bourbon House Restaurant & Oyster BarConcierge service24-hour fitness center with room-key accessFull-service business center13 meeting roomsComplimentary Wi-Fi (for IHG Rewards Club members, small charge otherwise)Executive work desks NeighborhoodWhere the bustling business of Canal Street meets the revelry of Bourbon Street, the Crown Plaza French Quarter exists square in the center of the party. Walk a few blocks toward the river and you can follow Decatur Street, parallel to the main artery of New Orleans, the Mississippi River. Walk along Decatur to pass Jackson Square and head toward Esplanade to experience the French Quarter. Business visitors may be coming for larger events at the nearby Morial Convention Center, and sports fans will find the Mercedes-Benz Superdome - home of the Saints football team - not far away. Hints and tipsThe Crown Plaza French Quarter Hotel is in a central area, but fares within the city are low enough to make short cab rides an affordable luxury.When staying during annual events such as Mardi Gras, the Essence Festival or the Sugar Bowl, expect minimum stay requirements for this in-demand location. Policies and feesValet parking is $38 USD plus tax. Self-parking - on own and fees vary.Internet access fee is $16.95 USD per 24-hour period.This hotel does not allow coolers in rooms.
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
New York New Orleans Sun, Nov 9 - Thu, Nov 13 $247
Los Angeles New Orleans Wed, Dec 3 - Mon, Dec 8 $269
Washington DC New Orleans Sun, Nov 16 - Sun, Nov 23 $311
Philadelphia New Orleans Fri, Dec 5 - Tue, Dec 9 $320
Seattle New Orleans Mon, Nov 24 - Thu, Dec 4 $264
Newark New Orleans Sun, Dec 14 - Tue, Dec 16 $239
San Francisco New Orleans Sat, Dec 13 - Wed, Dec 17 $330
Baltimore New Orleans Sun, Nov 16 - Wed, Nov 19 $284
Boston New Orleans Wed, Nov 12 - Sat, Nov 15 $199
Chicago New Orleans Tue, Nov 11 - Wed, Nov 12 $117
Atlanta New Orleans Sat, Nov 22 - Tue, Nov 25 $245
San Diego New Orleans Fri, Dec 5 - Tue, Dec 9 $319
Denver New Orleans Wed, Dec 3 - Sun, Dec 7 $215
Detroit New Orleans Tue, Nov 11 - Wed, Nov 12 $117
Charlotte New Orleans Mon, Nov 17 - Thu, Nov 20 $314
Kansas City New Orleans Tue, Dec 16 - Fri, Dec 19 $353
Phoenix New Orleans Wed, Dec 10 - Sat, Dec 13 $283
Portland New Orleans Sun, Dec 7 - Tue, Dec 9 $319
Miami New Orleans Tue, Dec 2 - Fri, Dec 5 $315
Pittsburgh New Orleans Wed, Nov 26 - Tue, Dec 2 $363
Raleigh New Orleans Mon, Oct 27 - Mon, Nov 3 Check rates
San Juan New Orleans Wed, Dec 3 - Sun, Dec 7 $342
Sacramento New Orleans Wed, Nov 12 - Fri, Nov 14 $395
Milwaukee New Orleans Sat, Nov 8 - Sat, Nov 15 $265
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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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