Things to See and Do
Welcome to New Orleans and the Gulf Coast Region
We'd like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the City of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast Region. Whether your trip is for business, pleasure or both, we think you'll find that we have some of the most unique people, food and entertainment anywhere in the world. Here's a few web sites you can check out to begin planning your visit. Check them out to find out where are the best places to eat, where's the best place to hear some of our famous jazz music or where's the best place to kick back and relax at the end of a long day on your feet.
The New Orleans CVB is the one place you'll want to check if your travel plans include visiting any of the various areas of the Crescent City. Whether you are planning to get some beignets and coffee in the French Quarter or looking to catch one of our professional sports teams (like the World Champion New Orleans Saints) be sure to visit their web site.
Jefferson Parish is one of the largest parishes in the state of Louisiana stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to Lake Ponchartrain. Within its boundaries one can find historic districts, museums, two convention centers, fine restaurants and over 7,200 hotel rooms in all price ranges.
Whether you're planning a family vacation or a business trip, Jefferson can offer you all the comforts, entertainment and amenities to make your stay a memorable one. Kids will love our new Kenner Planetarium and MegaDome Cinema in Rivertown. Plan your vacation in Jefferson Parish, the Gateway to New Orleans!
This is the Official Tourism Site of the City of New Orleans. Some of the most popular pages are New Orleans Maps, Free City Guides, Free Travel Coupons, New Orleans Festivals and New Orleans Weather.
There is a great Things-to-do page listing Music, Museums & Arts, The French Quarter, Nightlife, History & Heritage, Mardi Gras, Sports and Recreation, Architecture, Shopping and Tours.
All year long, Louisiana is teaming with activity and music to keep you busy all year long. From Mardi Gras to the Louisiana State fair, the Mandeville Seafood Festival and the Greater Baton Rouge State fair, you can enjoy all that Louisiana has to offer. So here's the scoop on everything from casinos and nightlife, to plantations and museums, to restaurants, music venues and marinas. Check back often to get the latest news you can use to make your vacation even more enjoyable.





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