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Things To Do in New Orleans, LA

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Preservation Hall

Preservation Hall

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August - Chef John Besh

August - Chef John Besh

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Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival

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English Turn Golf & Country Club

English Turn Golf & Country Club

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Southern Seaplane

Southern Seaplane

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AMC Clearview Palace 12

AMC Clearview Palace 12

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Longue Vue House and Gardens

Longue Vue House and Gardens

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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

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Fritzel's European Jazz Pub

Fritzel's European Jazz Pub

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Honey Island Swamp Tours

Honey Island Swamp Tours

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Shops at Jax Brewery

Shops at Jax Brewery

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Paintball Command

Paintball Command

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Oak Alley Plantation

Oak Alley Plantation

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Local Resources in New Orleans, LA

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

Delgado Community College

Delgado Community College

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New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau

New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau

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New Orleans East Hospital

New Orleans East Hospital

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WWL TV 4 CBS

WWL TV 4 CBS

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WDSU TV 6 NBC

WDSU TV 6 NBC

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New Orleans Ferry Service

New Orleans Ferry Service

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Jefferson Parish Water Department

Jefferson Parish Water Department

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American Red Cross-Southeast Louisiana Chapter

American Red Cross-Southeast Louisiana Chapter

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