Sights, Tours and Nightlife

Marcy Fisher  |  1/8/2013 9:23:35 PM

New Orleans – also known as The Big Easy, The Crescent City, the City that Care Forgot.  This city is chock full of things to see and do.  New Orleans was rated one of the best cities to visit in a 2012 poll conducted by Travel and Leisure magazine.  While you are here, don't forget to take some time to see what makes New Orleans so special.  Enjoy the sights, take a guided tour, and experience the truly unique nightlife.


Arts

Contemporary Arts Center
New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA)
Ogden Museum of Southern Art

History
Jackson Square
Lafayette Cemetery 
National World War II Museum
New Orleans Cemeteries 
St. Louis Cemetery 
The Cabildo
The Lalaurie House
The Old U.S. Mint
The Presbytère
The St. Louis Cathedral
Ursuline Convent

General
Aquarium of the Americas 
Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium 
Audubon Park
Audubon Zoo
City Park
French Market
Tours

NIGHTLIFE

French Quarter
Buffa's Bar & RestaurantCorner bar with a great jukebox and good food – on the border of the Quarter
Crescent City Brewhouse
House of BluesLive music
Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Bar, Historic French Quarter building that was once a speakeasy – go for a beer
Napoleon House Bar and Café200-year-old landmark and French Quarter bar
Pat O’Brien’sGet a hurricane and check out the piano bar
Preservation HallEnjoy live New Orleans jazz in this famous French Quarter landmark
The Alibi150 brands of beer and right by the Astor Crowne Plaza

Frenchmen Street
d.b.a, BarLive music
Snug HarborBar, live jazz music
The Spotted CatBar, live jazz music

Garden District/Uptown
Monkey Hill BarMartinis, little more swanky 
The Bulldog50 beers on tap with 100 more in bottles plus good grub
The RendezvousDive bar 

Warehouse District
The Red EyeTrendy club – swanky lounge 
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