Discover New Orleans

Explore The Big Easy, Historic New Orleans

New Orleans is one of the must-see travel destinations in America. People come here from all over the world for the culture, the nightlife, the French- and Spanish-influenced architecture and to experience the Creole, Cajun, Southern fusion. At Loews New Orleans, we pride ourselves on delivering vibrant, uniquely local experiences. Our knowledgeable hotel staff will ensure you have all you need to enjoy the sights and the sounds of this wonderful city we call home.

Our multilingual concierge team will be happy to customize an itinerary for you, based on your interests and preferences. Whether you prefer the world-famous white-linen restaurants, or a neighborhood po’ boy shop, we can help direct you to the best of the Big Easy. Looking for great live music? The choices are endless. Interested in a personal tour of the Garden District? We know just who to contact for the best sightseeing in New Orleans. From museums to cultural excursions, from sporting events to shopping, New Orleans has got everything you’re looking for and then some.

Contact our concierge for even more ideas for things to do on your trip.


Visit Our Loews Hotels Blog for more New Orleans Itinerary Ideas

A Day in the Arts District

One of the most up-and-coming neighborhoods in New Orleans just happens to be in Loews New Orleans Hotel’s backyard—the Arts District. What were once bustling warehouses have been transformed into famous art galleries, world-renowned museums, premier real estate, award-winning restaurants and lively nightlife. Here’s a glimpse into one of our favorite areas, which is sure to be one of yours, too!.. Read more

Visiting New Orleans on a Budget

Don’t sweat if you have limited funds—it won’t limit the fun to be had down in the Big Easy. Start by hopping on the St. Charles Ave. Streetcar (3 blocks away). Just $1.50 will get you 6+miles of Garden District sightseeing and people-watching. Jump-off and explore the city. Here are our top to-dos that won’t break your bank... Read more

Haunted New Orleans

Voodoo priestesses, ghostly encounters, haunted histories and pirate folklorehappenstance for most cities, but to New Orleans, just part of the daily routine. The Big Easy is famous for celebrating the strange. From voodoo shops and historic bars to ghost tours of The French Quarter, here are our haunted New Orleans highlpicks!.. Read more

Exploring the French Quarter

The walk over to the French Quarter from Loews New Orleans was less than 10 minutes and my wandering mind was entertained by what I encountered along the way: Canal Street with the Streetcars (much less stressful than NYC’s Canal Street), Canal Shops (a large mall), the Audubon Insectarium (with a butterfly garden!), and lots of other little boutiques that fulfilled my window shopping craving... Read more

Foodie Spotlight: The Commander's Palace

I was struck by the authenticity that prevails in this city, unlike any other I’ve seen. Places in New Orleans are created with a purpose, with thought, and with a wink and a nod to the city’s history. The experience at Commander’s Palace, from start to finish, was the crème de la crème of my New Orleans trip. I’m sure the turquoise and blue awning will appear in my travel dreams often!  As will their Soft Shell Crab… Read more


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