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Whether you’re flying to NOLA for Mardi Gras, Essence Festival, a weekend getaway, or a family vacation, you’ll want to ride in comfort. Usually, searching for flights during peak season can feel hectic, but Hotwire makes it easy. Spend less time combing through hundreds of flights deals and more time doing what you enjoy most—planning activities.
Explore the town down in New Orleans
Top Things to do in NOLA: If you’re visiting New Orleans for the first time, the French Quarter should be at the top of your list of things to do. The Vieux Carre is an architectural marvel and features rich cultural music, foods, history, and more. The area is lined with eateries, specialty shops, and street performers on almost every corner. Next up is the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA). New Orleans’ oldest museum features over 4,000 art pieces, rotating exhibits, and a sculpture garden. Speaking of gardens—the New Orleans Garden District is known for its enchanting manicured grand mansions, streetcar, shopping on Magazine Street, and zoo. Its scenery makes it the optimal backdrop for photography, so don’t forget to pack your camera!
Tour and Crawl in “N’awlins”: You’ve probably heard the spooky tales of New Orleans haunted neighborhoods and are ready to see if the stories are true. The Haunted Pub crawl in New Orleans is a guided ghost pub tour in the French Quarter that is sure to leave you entertained. Want to push the envelope a little further? Check out the adults-only Ghost, True Crime, Voodoo and Vampire Walking Tour by Hottest Hell Tours. Spooky tours, not your thing? Opt for a thrilling New Orleans Air Boat Tour to see the swamp of Cajun Country and its native animals up close. Check out the Swamp and Bayou sightseeing boat tour by Gray Lines of New Orleans if you want to tour the swamps and bayous on a larger vessel. While aboard the 4-hour tour, you’ll pass by the Mississippi River and the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. If the thought of sailing beneath majestic weeping willows excites you, you’ll love this bayou tour.
Creole Tastings and Cajun Cuisine: There’s no way you can visit New Orleans without dining at Commander’s Palace—especially when its lunch menu serves 25-cent martinis. The restaurant’s stark blue appearance is just one of its unique features, and its intimate atmosphere and colorful gourmet dishes make it the perfect NOLA fine dining experience. If you’re on the go and need a quick bite, check out Dat Dog for a Guinness dog or Vaucresson hot sausage on a vegan bun with crawfish etouffee, blackberry sauce, Nana’s slaw, and Chicago sweet relish. Dat Dog also offers a variety of specialty vegan sausages, including its smoked apple sage and vegan bratwurst. For iconic New Orleans pastries, rumor has it Café du Monde serves the best beignets in Louisiana.
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Frequently Asked Questions Flights to NOLA
How to get cheap flights to New Orleans?
If you plan to travel to New Orleans during Spring Break, festival season, or summer, finding an affordable flight to New Orleans can seem impossible. With Hotwire, it’s simple and easy. With deals on 16 flights, you’re sure to find one that matches your budget. If you need to book a last-minute flight to New Orleans or want to take advantage of the best deals, book a Hotwire Hot Rate to save up to 60% off your flight and book a deal for as low as $68.
What is the name of the New Orleans airport?
The name of the New Orleans airport is Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY). The hotel features restaurants, shops, lounges, and more. It also features a car rental center that has car rental types ranging from SUVs to mid-size sedans. Book the perfect New Orleans car rental at MSY with Hotwire. If you’re into budget vacationing, book a last-minute car rental with Hotwire Hot Rates. Don’t want to drive too far to a hotel? Opt for a stay near the airport.
What airport is best to fly into New Orleans?
New Orleans has a few airports. Its most premier and only commercial airport is MSY. If you book a flight to New Orleans with Hotwire, your plane will land at MSY. The city also has a private charter airport—Lakefront Airport. This airport serves as a flight school and private charter airport. Louisiana has one more major airport located over 4 hours away in Shreveport, Louisiana. Be sure to book your flight to MSY to land in New Orleans.
What is the cheapest month to fly to New Orleans?
Spring through August is considered the high season in New Orleans, and prices are usually higher during the holidays (November through December). August is generally a cheaper month to book a flight to New Orleans.
Is it safe to travel to New Orleans?
With all the recent COVID-19 closures and reopenings, many people are wondering, “Is it safe to travel to New Orleans right now?” When you travel, be sure to keep up with any destination updates or restrictions. Stay safe by referring to the guidance on traveling during the coronavirus pandemic when booking your next trip.
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Reviewed on Nov 28, 2023
Reviewed on Nov 28, 2023