Best sights in New Orleans

Check out the top sights in New Orleans, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. French Quarter
1. French Quarter
host-0host-1host-2
117 local reviews
French Quarter, New Orleans
NeighborhoodPolitical
Debbie
The French Quarter is a place unlike any other in America. The original New Orleans neighborhood is rich with …
Robin
Historical district, art museums, music, sight-seeing, night-life, street performers and food, food, food!
Julie
Sightseeing heaven! Music, art, and incredible food everywhere. The architecture is gorgeous. It's magical.
1. French Quarter
1. French Quarter
host-0host-1host-2
117 local reviews
French Quarter, New Orleans
Debbie
Debbie
The French Quarter is a place unlike any other in America. The original New Orleans neighborhood is rich with the sights and sounds of the c…
Robin
Robin
Historical district, art museums, music, sight-seeing, night-life, street performers and food, food, food!
Julie
Julie
Sightseeing heaven! Music, art, and incredible food everywhere. The architecture is gorgeous. It's magical.
2. Saint Charles Streetcar Line Spur
2. Saint Charles Streetcar Line Spur
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
St. Charles Streetcar Line Spur, New Orleans
Route
James
Available from Canal and St Charles. Great sightseeing ride $1.25 for adults. Seniors over 65 years, $0.40.
Robert
Who doesn't want to ride on the streetcar once in their lifetimes and see all the sights, especially the beaut…
Margaux & Zack
Take a ride on one of the few moving National Historic Landmarks in the country! Hop on and off anywhere along…
2. Saint Charles Streetcar Line Spur
2. Saint Charles Streetcar Line Spur
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
St. Charles Streetcar Line Spur, New Orleans
James
James
Available from Canal and St Charles. Great sightseeing ride $1.25 for adults. Seniors over 65 years, $0.40.
Robert
Robert
Who doesn't want to ride on the streetcar once in their lifetimes and see all the sights, especially the beautiful homes
Margaux & Zack
Margaux & Zack
Take a ride on one of the few moving National Historic Landmarks in the country! Hop on and off anywhere along the route (8 block walk from …
3. Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar
3. Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar
host-0host-1host-2
51 local reviews
941 Bourbon St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
+1 504-593-9761
Night clubBarPoint of interest
Andrew
The oldest running bar in the country. Everything you want in a historic French Quarter spot: dim lights, live…
The Natchez
The oldest running bar in the country, dating back to the 1720s. Everything you want in a historic French Quar…
N & L
Fine dining, great location. Reservations a must
3. Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar
3. Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar
host-0host-1host-2
51 local reviews
941 Bourbon St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
+1 504-593-9761
Andrew
Andrew
The oldest running bar in the country. Everything you want in a historic French Quarter spot: dim lights, live piano, and occasional ghost s…
The Natchez
The Natchez
The oldest running bar in the country, dating back to the 1720s. Everything you want in a historic French Quarter spot: dim lights, live pia…
N & L
N & L
Fine dining, great location. Reservations a must
4. The Country Club
4. The Country Club
host-0host-1host-2
90 local reviews
634 Louisa St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 504-945-0742
RestaurantBarPoint of interest
Doreen
It's a New Orleans insider secret and we'd like it to stay that way. It's not at all like a real country club,…
Cathy
179 local Airbnb hosts recommend The Country Club New Orleans has been a neighborhood secret for over 35 year…
Kimberley And Tom
We feel guilty even putting this on our list...it's a New Orleans insider secret and we'd like it to stay that…
4. The Country Club
4. The Country Club
host-0host-1host-2
90 local reviews
634 Louisa St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 504-945-0742
Doreen
Doreen
It's a New Orleans insider secret and we'd like it to stay that way. It's not at all like a real country club, nary a golf shirt in sight! I…
Cathy
Cathy
179 local Airbnb hosts recommend The Country Club New Orleans has been a neighborhood secret for over 35 years. This historic Cottage in th…
Kimberley And Tom
Kimberley And Tom
We feel guilty even putting this on our list...it's a New Orleans insider secret and we'd like it to stay that way. It's not at all like a r…
5. The National WWII Museum
5. The National WWII Museum
host-0host-1host-2
134 local reviews
945 Magazine St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 504-528-1944
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Joe
It's something you should see at least once. Touring the museum is an amazing insight on how World War II imp…
N & L
Magnificent insight to The Greatest Generation's sacrifices, and the era itself. Not to be missed. Check theat…
Ariana
The stunning museum also features one of John Besh's restaraunts... The American Sector
5. The National WWII Museum
5. The National WWII Museum
host-0host-1host-2
134 local reviews
945 Magazine St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 504-528-1944
Joe
Joe
It's something you should see at least once. Touring the museum is an amazing insight on how World War II impacted us all. Be warned, it c…
N & L
N & L
Magnificent insight to The Greatest Generation's sacrifices, and the era itself. Not to be missed. Check theater times.
Ariana
Ariana
The stunning museum also features one of John Besh's restaraunts... The American Sector
6. Mid City Yacht Club
6. Mid City Yacht Club
host-0host-1host-2
20 local reviews
440 S St Patrick St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 504-483-2517
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Richard
SEAFOOD - The Mid-City Yacht Club is the ultimate neighborhood bar and come Fridays starting at 4pm during the…
Chad
SEAFOOD - The Mid-City Yacht Club is the ultimate neighborhood bar and come Fridays starting at 4pm during the…
Ronny
SEAFOOD - The Mid-City Yacht Club is the ultimate neighborhood bar and come Fridays starting at 4pm during the…
6. Mid City Yacht Club
6. Mid City Yacht Club
host-0host-1host-2
20 local reviews
440 S St Patrick St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 504-483-2517
Richard
Richard
SEAFOOD - The Mid-City Yacht Club is the ultimate neighborhood bar and come Fridays starting at 4pm during the season, around 320 mudbugs go…
Chad
Chad
SEAFOOD - The Mid-City Yacht Club is the ultimate neighborhood bar and come Fridays starting at 4pm during the season, around 320 mudbugs go…
Ronny
Ronny
SEAFOOD - The Mid-City Yacht Club is the ultimate neighborhood bar and come Fridays starting at 4pm during the season, around 320 mudbugs go…
7. Canal Street Ferry Terminal
7. Canal Street Ferry Terminal
host-0host-1host-2
11 local reviews
Canal Street Ferry Terminal, New Orleans
Transit stationPoint of interestEstablishment
Beau
Just a neat way to spend a few minutes sightseeing. Take the ferry across the mississippi river to hitoric alg…
Corey
Just a neat way to spend a few minutes sightseeing. Take the ferry across the mississippi river to hitoric alg…
Thai
Take a ferry across the famous Mississippi River
7. Canal Street Ferry Terminal
7. Canal Street Ferry Terminal
host-0host-1host-2
11 local reviews
Canal Street Ferry Terminal, New Orleans
Beau
Beau
Just a neat way to spend a few minutes sightseeing. Take the ferry across the mississippi river to hitoric algiers point. You can get off an…
Corey
Corey
Just a neat way to spend a few minutes sightseeing. Take the ferry across the mississippi river to hitoric algiers point. You can get off an…
Thai
Thai
Take a ferry across the famous Mississippi River
8. Haunted History Tours
8. Haunted History Tours
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
723 St Peter, New Orleans
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 504-861-2727
Travel agencyPoint of interestEstablishment
Cathy
Ghost Tours of the French Quarter. Lots of stories and sighting. Fun to do. Haunted History is the largest su…
Dan
Ghost Tours of the French Quarter. Lots of stories and sighting. Fun to do.
Dan
Ghost Tours of the French Quarter. Lots of stories and sighting. Fun to do.
8. Haunted History Tours
8. Haunted History Tours
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
723 St Peter, New Orleans
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 504-861-2727
Cathy
Cathy
Ghost Tours of the French Quarter. Lots of stories and sighting. Fun to do. Haunted History is the largest supernatural tour company in the…
Dan
Dan
Ghost Tours of the French Quarter. Lots of stories and sighting. Fun to do.
Dan
Dan
Ghost Tours of the French Quarter. Lots of stories and sighting. Fun to do.
9. St Charles at Dufossat
9. St Charles at Dufossat
host-0host-1host-2
11 local reviews
St Charles at Dufossat, New Orleans
Light rail stationTransit stationPoint of interest
Anne
You HAVE to ride the streetcar while you're here. Tickets are $1.25. The St. Charles line travels from downtow…
Shannon
The St. Charles streetcar line is $1.25 and will get you all up and down St. Charles Avenue from the French Qu…
Peter
Coolest. Public Transportation. Ever.
9. St Charles at Dufossat
9. St Charles at Dufossat
host-0host-1host-2
11 local reviews
St Charles at Dufossat, New Orleans
Anne
Anne
You HAVE to ride the streetcar while you're here. Tickets are $1.25. The St. Charles line travels from downtown New Orleans to Uptown New Or…
Shannon
Shannon
The St. Charles streetcar line is $1.25 and will get you all up and down St. Charles Avenue from the French Quarter to all the way to Carrol…
Peter
Peter
Coolest. Public Transportation. Ever.
10. Barataria Preserve Visitor Center
10. Barataria Preserve Visitor Center
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
6588 Barataria Blvd, Marrero
Closed · Opens Wednesday 9:30 AM
+1 504-589-3882
Travel agencyPoint of interestEstablishment
Kathryn
Miles and miles of raised platform trails just skimming the tops of gorgeous cypress swamp water... this is th…
Tyler
Jean LaFitte used to take to the Barataria Swamp when he needed to hide. Absolutely the most convenient swamp…
Kathryn
Miles and miles of raised platform trails just skimming the tops of gorgeous cypress swamp water... this is th…
10. Barataria Preserve Visitor Center
10. Barataria Preserve Visitor Center
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
6588 Barataria Blvd, Marrero
Closed · Opens Wednesday 9:30 AM
+1 504-589-3882
Kathryn
Kathryn
Miles and miles of raised platform trails just skimming the tops of gorgeous cypress swamp water... this is the best way to tour a Louisiana…
Tyler
Tyler
Jean LaFitte used to take to the Barataria Swamp when he needed to hide. Absolutely the most convenient swamp to the Crescent City. Ignore…
Kathryn
Kathryn
Miles and miles of raised platform trails just skimming the tops of gorgeous cypress swamp water... this is the best way to tour a Louisiana…
11. Cajun Pride Swamp Tours
11. Cajun Pride Swamp Tours
host-0host-1host-2
8 local reviews
110 Frenier Rd, LaPlace
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 504-467-0758
Travel agencyParkStore
Cathy
Ok. I know. Touristy. But this swamp tour on private property is the best one I know of. It's just about 20 mi…
Zach
Private swamp refuge offering narrated boat tours with alligators & other wildlife sighting. Shuttle Transport…
Gail
Great tour on a private bayou, guaranteed alligator sightings.
11. Cajun Pride Swamp Tours
11. Cajun Pride Swamp Tours
host-0host-1host-2
8 local reviews
110 Frenier Rd, LaPlace
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 504-467-0758
Cathy
Cathy
Ok. I know. Touristy. But this swamp tour on private property is the best one I know of. It's just about 20 minutes on the otherside of the …
Zach
Zach
Private swamp refuge offering narrated boat tours with alligators & other wildlife sighting. Shuttle Transportation to/from available.
Gail
Gail
Great tour on a private bayou, guaranteed alligator sightings.