Featured New Orleans hotels
Enjoy Southern hospitality at its finest with a New Orleans vacation package. There are many great New Orleans hotels to choose from that will match the price, style, and neighborhood you are most interested in. Take a look at French Quarter hotels if you are looking for New Orleans nightlife with a bit of historic and cultural charm. Canal Street or the downtown Central Business District hotels offer more modern accommodations and even more choices.
Here are a few of our most popular New Orleans resorts. Perform a search above to see all of the hotel options Southwest Vacations has to offer.
Featured things to do
Southwest Vacations has activities, tours, and attractions to add to your vacation. View all of your options in the Things to Do section during the booking process.
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Explore a legendary city rich in culture and history with a New Orleans vacation package from Southwest Vacations. NOLA, as the locals call it, is rich in character with plenty of things to see, places to go, and people to meet. Any visit to New Orleans is sure to be unique, lively, and full of life.
The bustling center of New Orleans is the historic French Quarter. This charming neighborhood showcases the character of the city with iron balconies, brightly colored buildings, and overall European village feel. Come here to experience New Orleans music in lively jazz clubs. See why the New Orleans food scene is so popular by trying classic Cajun and Creole dishes at one of the many restaurants ranging from casual (Café Du Monde is famous for their signature sweet beignets) to fine dining elegance (Arnaud’s has been serving classic dishes since 1918). The French Quarter also plays host to Mardi Gras, an annual celebration of epic proportions. With so many year-round parades, festivals, and events, every day of your New Orleans vacation is sure to be exciting since this is a city that loves to celebrate.
Bourbon Street, which runs through the center of the French Quarter, is a never-ending party featuring bars, music clubs, and sidewalk shows. Always buzzing with activity, Bourbon Street is the center of New Orleans nightlife. Historic Jackson Square is another hub for activity within the French Quarter of New Orleans. Sitting between St. Louis Cathedral and the Mississippi River, the infamous statue of Andrew Jackson represents the heroes of the Battle of New Orleans. There are a multitude of museums, shops, and restaurants surrounding Jackson Square where you can find plenty of things to do in New Orleans.
Other popular activities in NOLA include riding the historic street cars, venturing out on a riverboat cruise along the Mississippi River, and taking a thrilling airboat tour of the surrounding swamps. Popular New Orleans attractions include the Aquarium of the Americas, the Audubon Zoo, and the acclaimed National World War II Museum.