Destination guide

Travel to lively New Orleans

Take a holiday to New Orleans and enjoy the area's live music, museums and art galleries. This walkable city attracts visitors thanks to its bars and local tours. Mercedes-Benz Superdome and National World War II Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around New Orleans

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes New Orleans a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Audubon Aquarium of the Americas (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • John P Lyons Memorial Center (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Audubon Golf Course (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Audubon Zoo (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Audubon Nature Institute (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • TPC Louisiana (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in New Orleans

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, New Orleans is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Audubon Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • City Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Lafayette Square (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Woldenberg Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Louis Armstrong Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Coliseum Square (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around New Orleans

Fly into New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.5 mi (18.5 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal.

Where to stay near New Orleans?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,930 holiday rentals near New Orleans. From 684 Houses to 1,014 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near New Orleans is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to New Orleans?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in New Orleans:

  • Downtown CBD: 917 holiday homes
  • Audubon: 923 holiday homes
  • Irish Channel: 190 holiday homes
  • Vieux Carre District: 808 holiday homes
  • Warehouse District: 969 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to New Orleans?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in New Orleans. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • New Orleans Botanical Garden: 1,703 holiday rentals
  • Harrah's New Orleans Casino: 1,796 holiday rentals
  • New Orleans Museum of Art: 1,791 holiday rentals
  • Basin St. Station Visitor Information Cultural Center: 1,793 holiday rentals
  • Mercedes-Benz Superdome: 1,688 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around New Orleans listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in New Orleans?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 684 Houses in New Orleans. Our other popular types of New Orleans holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,014 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 36 holiday houses
  • Villas: 10 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in New Orleans?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 398 holiday homes with pool available in New Orleans. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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