Explore New Orleans
Type: Public Spaces, Sightseeing
The French Quarter is the beating heart of New Orleans. From its Old World spirit to its infinitely varied architecture and faded elegance, the Quarter is truly a place like no other. In a world of... Read More
The French Quarter is the beating heart of New Orleans. From its Old World spirit to its infinitely varied architecture and faded elegance, the Quarter is truly a place like no other. In a world of Disney-esque attractions, the French Quarter is unfailingly authentic; it's not an interpreted historic attraction, it is 120 blocks of the real deal. In New Orleans, there are more than 35,000 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places, more than any other city in America. From the sounds of jazz wafting on the sultry air down Bourbon Street to the fleeting pleasure of lush courtyards glimpsed through wrought iron gates; from the magnolia and jasmine scented air to the bold flavors of some of the world's finest restaurants - the French Quarter offers unforgettable and endless experiences to the traveler with an open heart and a healthy appetite for the fantastic.
New Orleans, LA
- Best Attractions & Activities: "The best way to see the Quarter is on foot - the neighborhood measures one mile square, so it's easy to do a walkabout."
- Attractions near Smoothie King Center: "Walk Girod St. towards the river, turn left on Rampart St. and you'll be at the edge of the French Quarter across Canal in less than a mile."