About New Orleans

New Orleans is one of the world's truly unique cities. Founded 300 years ago by the French and controlled for 40 years by the Spanish before being purchased by the U.S. in 1803, New Orleans celebrates it's vibrant culture proudly. It's people, food and music make it a must-see destination.

From restaurants to ghosts, bayous to antebellum mansions, you're sure to find something to make your visit special.

Plan Your Trip

Visit New Orleans - Official website for the New Orleans Tourism Industry

New Orleans Online - Official tourism website for the City of New Orleans

2018 NOLA - Celebrating New Orleans' Tricentennial 1718 - 2018