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Flying to the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) from Washington will land you in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana; just 11 miles from downtown New Orleans. This bustling airport serves the Gulf Coast and gives you fast access to Lake Pontchartrain. Louisiana’s countryside is stunning, so make sure to take a scenic drive on a sunny day. You can also enjoy water sports and fishing from the lake's shore.
Once you land at MSY, rent a car and take I-10 East for approximately 20 minutes, to reach New Orleans. Even if it's not Mardi Gras season, the city comes to life with festivals throughout the year. Train for the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, which is held every February, or visit in May for the Bayou Boogaloo. If you are searching for active nightlife, go to the French Quarter off of I-10 East. This is where you will find nonstop excitement on Bourbon Street, as well as the art galleries of Royal Street.
A flight from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY), takes between 5 and 9 hours, depending on the number of stops required for your flight. Once you land at MSY, head to the lower level to find ground transportation options, including rental car agencies.