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|Popular Airlines||American Airlines|
Miami International Airport (MIA) tends to handle a large portion of the international travel for the United States. Public transportation includes MetroBus, MetroRail and Tri-Rail Shuttle, or you can take a cab or plug 2100 NW 42nd Avenue, Miami into your GPS for directions to drive yourself. Typical flight times are a little over 90 minutes to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY). The public buses take passengers to downtown New Orleans, and rental cars, shuttles and taxis are also available.
The French Quarter draws the most visitors, as it is considered the heart of the city. While here, check out The Cabildo, built in 1799 and used as the seat of the Spanish government. If you are looking for more of a rowdy nightlife, be sure to visit Bourbon Street in the evening, filled with bars, performers and even fortunetellers. It might seem strange, but touring some of the local cemeteries tends to show off some of the interesting architecture in the form of memorials and graves.
The weather tends to be the best from about February to May. Temperatures keep things cool and New Orleans celebrations, including Mardi Gras, take place around this time. In the summertime, the heat is considerable when paired with the humidity; this is also the time of year when hurricanes are a threat to the area.