Eat, drink, and be merry -- that's the motto in New Orleans. So it's no wonder why flights to New Orleans abound every day of the year; people want to let loose and enjoy themselves. Bourbon Street embodies the glamour of the city, but its culture runs deep and can be found in nearly every pocket of town, from the majestic St. Louis Cathedral to the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. The city delights the senses and fascinates the mind, so start looking for hotels and rental cars in New Orleans today. Fun like this can't wait.
Hopping about New Orleans
Land at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, which is 11 miles away from the city, and gather your bags. You can take a shuttle, public bus, or taxi to New Orleans hotels, or you can get a vehicle. If you rent a car in New Orleans, you can explore areas outside the city, such as the Pearl River Wildlife Management Area, a great fishing and canoeing spot. Baton Rouge and Louisiana's Old State Capitol are nearby as well.
Feeling the Vibes in New Orleans
It's easy to beat the New Orleans drum. Listen to street jazz in Jackson Square; shop for crafts, cigars, and more in the French Quarter; party like there's no tomorrow on Bourbon Street; and repeat. In between, grab some jambalaya or a po' boy sandwich; that Cajun cuisine will keep you going. If you want to be spooked, check out the Historic Voodoo Museum or book a ghost tour. Then walk through New Orleans City Park or the elegant Garden District because your mind will need a break. With a long list of things to do, it's important to plan early. Bundle a hotel and flight together on Travelocity, and you can save up to $537. You can also find deals on car rentals in New Orleans on Travelocity.