New Orleans is one of America’s most unique, authentic and enthralling destinations. Whether you’re looking for something nearby or feeling adventurous, opportunities abound!

The National WWII Museum
945 Magazine Street
The War that Changed the World comes to life for all generations through powerful, personal stories from the battlefront and the home front, rare artifacts, an interactive submarine experience and the 4-D film “Beyond All Boundaries” featuring Tom Hanks.

French Market
On the riverfront, in the Lower French Quarter. Stretches six blocks from The Shops at the Upper Pontalba to the Farmers & Flea Markets, with restaurants and cafes, boutique shops, music venues, parks and public monuments in between.

Preservation Hall
726 St. Peter Street
Open nightly with concerts at 8, 9 and 10pm Mondays through Wednesdays with additional 5 and 6pm performances Thursdays – Sundays, for the best in traditional New Orleans jazz for all ages. 

M.S. Rau Antiques
630 Royal Street
Experience the finest shopping at one of the largest and most exceptional antique galleries in North America. This 25,000 square foot French Quarter gallery is filled with rare, museum-quality antiques, important fine art and breathtaking jewelry.


Urban Adventures (Use coupon code NOLACVB when booking for a $10 discount)

  • French Quarter Food Tour
  • New Orleans Cocktail Tour
  • New Orleans Jazz Tour
  • From Cocktail to Jazz Tour
  • Total New Orleans Tour

Historic New Orleans Tours

Riverboat Cruise (Daytime cruises with lunch available from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)

New Orleans Food History Tour (Hotel pick up available; Tour is 3 hours)

Ghost Walking Tour (After 5 PM; walking distance from hotel)

Cemetery Tours

Honey Island Swamp Tour (45 min. from hotel; Tour is 2+ hours)

Plantation Tours