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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!

Haunted History Tours

Haunted History Tours

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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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City Park North Golf Course

City Park North Golf Course

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Haunted Mortuary

Haunted Mortuary

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Chalmette Movies

Chalmette Movies

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New Orleans Museum of Art

New Orleans Museum of Art

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Contemporary Arts Center

Contemporary Arts Center

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Krazy Korner

Krazy Korner

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Sydney & Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden

Sydney & Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden

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Shops at Jax Brewery

Shops at Jax Brewery

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Paintball Command

Paintball Command

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Haunted History Tours

Haunted History Tours

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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 Fire Department

New Orleans Fire Department

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Tulane Medical Center

Tulane Medical Center

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WRNO Radio 99.5 FM

WRNO Radio 99.5 FM

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The Louisiana Weekly

The Louisiana Weekly

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New Orleans Ferry Service

New Orleans Ferry Service

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City of New Orleans Department of Sanitation

City of New Orleans Department of Sanitation

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Animal Rescue New Orleans

Animal Rescue New Orleans

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