A trip to the Big Easy is not complete without a beignet and a café au lait from this legendary coffee stand across from the cathedral. Established in 1862, this world-famous coffee shop is a must for any visitor of New Orleans. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
They don’t call this place the “Home of Live Music” for nothing. The calendar at HOB is packed full of concerts and events all year long. See a spectacular show in the Music Hall, have a drink at the Memphis Bar, or enjoy some of the finest Southern cuisine in the Voodoo Garden.
Go under the sea without getting wet at this world-class aquarium. Explore the Caribbean Sea and the Amazon Rainforest, marvel at the sharks and stingrays as they pass just feet in front of you, or feed a penguin. You could get lost for hours in this big fish tank.
Uptown & The Garden District
St. Charles Avenue
There's so much to see and do in and around the French Quarter, but tear yourself away for a streetcar ride along St. Charles Avenue, dotted with the nation's largest surviving number of ante-bellum mansions.