Destination Guide

New Orleans

With the restoration of popular destinations such as the French Quarter, Garden District, and Central Arts District, New Orleans is on a steady pace to recovery from the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina. A melting pot of French heritage, opulent architecture, and distinct Cajun cuisine, the Big Easy will serve you a hearty helping of enjoyment no matter what your taste. Experience the world-class music, one-of-a-kind galleries, and museums that line the historic French Quarter, see your favorite animals at the Audobon Zoo and the Aquarium, or test your courage among the alligators on an incredible swamp tour. Select a destination category from the menu below, or scroll down to find an attraction and nearby La Quinta hotels.