Destination guide

Travel to lively New Orleans

Take a holiday to New Orleans and enjoy the area's live music, museums and art galleries. This walkable city attracts visitors thanks to its bars and local tours. Mercedes-Benz Superdome and National World War II Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around New Orleans

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes New Orleans a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Audubon Aquarium of the Americas (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • John P Lyons Memorial Center (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Audubon Golf Course (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Audubon Zoo (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Audubon Nature Institute (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • TPC Louisiana (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in New Orleans

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, New Orleans is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Audubon Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • City Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Lafayette Square (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Woldenberg Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Louis Armstrong Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Coliseum Square (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around New Orleans

Fly into New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.5 mi (18.5 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal.

How many holiday accommodation are available around New Orleans?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,337 holiday rentals around New Orleans. From 30 guest houses to 1,139 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around New Orleans is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to New Orleans?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in New Orleans:

  • Central Business District: 1,120 holiday homes
  • French Quarter: 934 holiday homes
  • Audubon: 1,119 holiday homes
  • Downtown CBD: 998 holiday homes
  • Marigny: 408 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to New Orleans?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in New Orleans. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The Shops at JAX Brewery: 2,134 holiday rentals
  • New Orleans Museum of Art: 2,131 holiday rentals
  • New Orleans Botanical Garden: 2,051 holiday rentals
  • Harrah's New Orleans Casino: 2,134 holiday rentals
  • BECA Gallery - Bridge for Emerging Contemporary Art: 2,137 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around New Orleans listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Guest houses in New Orleans?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 30 Guest houses in New Orleans. Our other popular types of New Orleans holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,139 holiday houses
  • Bed & breakfasts: 7 holiday houses
  • Houses: 888 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in New Orleans?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 446 holiday homes with pool available in New Orleans. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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