Got your tickets booked and your suitcase ready to go? Read on for a few basic New Orleans tips before you take off.
This city lies about 75 miles (121 kilometers) southeast of Louisiana's capital, Baton Rouge. New Orleans is also 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of Lacombe.
At last count, the population of this area of Eastern Louisiana was 340,000.
So many things to do and so little time. If you're keen to experience what the city has to offer, add the New Orleans Museum of Art and French Market to your travel program. If you have an extra day to spare, stop by Jackson Square and Audubon Park as well.
Whether you fancy yourself a scholarly type or you simply want to discover a bit more about the region's long history of learning, Tulane University is sure to inspire and enlighten. Want some more ideas? Do you have a curious streak? Loving figuring out how things get made? Take a tour of Mardi Gras World and see firsthand what goes into making their products from beginning to end. But that's not all there is. Leave the history books! Allow the past to come to life at National World War II Museum.
Put on your headphones and watch one of the latest in-flight films. In no time at all, you'll be hitting the runway at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY). It's about 11 miles (18 kilometers) from central New Orleans.
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