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  2. New Orleans - Wikipedia

    Serving as a major port, New Orleans is considered an economic and commercial hub for the broader Gulf Coast region of the United States. New Orleans is also a region of French Louisiana, along with the Cajun Country.

  3. New Orleans is a one-of-a-kind destination in the United States. Famous for our Creole and Cajun cuisine, jazz music and brass bands, historic architecture, world-class museums and attractions, and renowned hospitality.

  4. New Orleans | History, Economy, Culture, & Facts | Britannica

    New Orleans, city, southeastern Louisiana, U.S. New Orleans is one of the most distinctive cultural centers in North America. It is the largest city in Louisiana, one of the country’s most important ports, a major tourist resort, and a medical, industrial, and educational center.

  5. New Orleans - History, Louisiana Purchase & Hurricane Katrina

    Founded by the French, ruled for 40 years by the Spanish and bought by the United States in the 1803 Louisiana Purchase, New Orleans is known for its distinct Creole culture and vibrant...

  6. We recommend checking out these popular tours when looking for something to do in New Orleans: New Orleans Original Ghost, Voodoo,Vampire, and Mystery Tour; Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner Option; New Orleans Food Walking Tour of the French Quarter with Small-Group Option; Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New ...

  7. THE 15 BEST Things to Do in New Orleans - Tripadvisor

    Things to Do in New Orleans, Louisiana: See Tripadvisor's 1,242,596 traveler reviews and photos of New Orleans tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in October. We have reviews of the best places to see in New Orleans. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.

  8. New Orleans, Louisiana, Tourism Information - Visit The USA

    New Orleans is known for its impromptu parades called “second lines” that anyone is welcome to join. No matter the time of year, New Orleans welcomes its visitors in a grand way to experience Caribbean, Spanish, French and African cultures colliding in a brilliant explosion of flavors, emotions and sounds. Music is everywhere, people live ...

  9. New Orleans - French Quarter, Jazz, Mardi Gras | Britannica

    New Orleans - French Quarter, Jazz, Mardi Gras: The decision to found New Orleans, or Nouvelle-Orléans, was made in Paris in 1717 by John Law’s Company of the West, which had taken control of Louisiana that year. The colony’s new proprietors envisioned New Orleans (named for the French regent, Philippe II, duc d’Orléans) as a “port of ...

  10. New Orleans Travel Guide | U.S. News Travel

    Guide to the best hotels and things to do in New Orleans. Maps, travel tips and more.

  11. New Orleans Travel Guide - National Geographic

    Near the end of the Mississippi River in southern Louisiana is New Orleans, a city so steeped in history, so soaked in culture, and so dripping with charm that there’s nowhere like it on Earth.