Cheap Tickets on Flights to New Orleans
New Orleans is one of the most unique cities in America, with an atmosphere you can't simply find anywhere else. Known all over the world for jazz music, Cajun and the bizarre Mardi Gras festivities, the city is a melting pot of diverse cultures reflected in everything from music and food to speech and architecture. Those, whoever wants to be a part of this blended culture and looking for a rejuvenating vacation, flights to New Orleans will the right thing to grab. The most popular tourist event is located around the French Quarter and in the centre of the district is the infamous Bourbon Street. Along the Mississippi River, which borders on the French Quarter to the south, the Steamboat Natchez is docked along the shores and tourists are lined up for the sale of beignets. Horse carriages wait to take tourists.
The city has a lot to explore, beyond the French Quarter, from the trendy warehouse district into the beautiful Garden District. New Orleans is a great walking town with many things to see and do in the French Quarter or the neighbourhood, but you might want to go on a historic road to explore the Garden District. Busses are also an excellent way to get around, especially for further afield tourist attractions such as the zoo. There are a large number of sports events in New Orleans. Most notably are the New Orleans Saints (NFL) and the New Orleans Pelicans (NBA), the annual Sugar Bowl (Sugar Bowl) and the annual Zurich Classic (PGA Tour).
The best time to visit New Orleans
New Orleans is best visited between February and May when the weather is cool and the fiestas are full. You don't have to worry about making hotel reservations a year in advance when the town is quiet, plan to visit Mardi Gras mania, in December or January.
Airports in New Orleans
There are three airports in Louisiana. They are the Alexandria International Airport, the New Orleans International Airport, Louis Armstrong, and Lake Charles International Airport. New Orleans (MSY) airport is located 11.1 miles from New Orleans. Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) and Baton-Rouge (BTR) are other nearby airports. Other airports nearby include (76.3 miles).