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  2. Tripadvisor, Travelers' Choice - Best of the Best, 2022. 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.

  3. New Orleans - Wikipedia

    The city of New Orleans is a political subdivision of the U.S. state of Louisiana. The city and the parish of Orleans operate as a merged city-parish government. The original city was composed of what are now the 1st through 9th wards. The city of Lafayette (including the Garden District) was added in 1852 as the 10th and 11th wards. In 1870 ...

  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 - French Quarter, Jazz, Mardi Gras | Britannica

    New Orleans. 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 ...

  6. City Park New Orleans Live oaks, Spanish moss and lazy bayous frame this masterpiece of urban planning. Three miles long and 1 mile wide, dotted with gardens, waterways and… Cabildo French Quarter The former seat of government in colonial Louisiana now serves as the gateway to exploring the history of the state in general, and New Orleans in…

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

    Winter 10 - 20 ºC Major Airports: Louis Armstrong New Orleans (MSY) States: Louisiana It’s easy to love and hard to leave the Big Easy 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.

  8. History of New Orleans - Wikipedia

    The history of New Orleans, Louisiana traces the city's development from its founding by the French in 1718 through its period of Spanish control, then briefly back to French rule before being acquired by the United States in the Louisiana Purchase in 1803.

  9. Things to Do in New Orleans - Tripadvisor

    Explore popular experiences See what other travelers like to do, based on ratings and number of bookings. City Tours (104) Walking Tours (339) Specialty Museums (42) Cultural Tours (194) Airboat Tours (31) Historic Sites (28) Half-day Tours (131) Plantation Tours (77) Points of Interest & Landmarks (52) Bus Tours (131) Self-guided Tours (14)

  10. What to do. Iconic places and can’t-miss experiences that define the city. 2023. Frenchmen Street. 12,058. Neighborhoods. 2023. Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World. 4,399.

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

    Situated on a bend of the Mississippi River 100 miles from its mouth, New Orleans has been the chief city of Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico’s busiest northern port since the early 1700s ...