About New Orleans


Let's have a look around into background of New Orleans
  • County: Orleans Parish
  • State: Louisiana
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 29.95
  • Longitude: -90.07
  • Time zone: US/Central
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours

Weather in New Orleans

  • Climate: Humid, Semi-Tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May (Spring Season)

Location

Located in the State of Louisiana, New Orleans is the largest city and one of the United States’ biggest port.

Distance from New Orleans center to Airport

Airport: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Driving Distance: 14 miles / 23 km

Driving Time: 21 minutes

Languages: English, French

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
  • Rail: Armtrak rail, New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal                                  
  • Road:Greyhound Lines, Megabus –; Taxi – Small Taxi Services

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 

Nearby Tourist Cities

Emergency Contact Numbers in New Orleans city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: (504) 464-2752
  • Cab: (504) 434-4135 (United Cabs Inc)
  • Airport: (504) 464-2752
  • Hospital: 371-4100

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Do’s in New Orleans.

  • Mardi Gras Season
  • Annual Joan of arc Parade
  • Spring Fiesta

Tourist Attractions

  • Central Business District
  • One Shell Square
  • St. Charles Avenue

Theatre & Concerts

  • New Orleans Theatre
  • Mardi Gras
  • New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Visit Top Restaurants in New Orleans

  • GW Finn
  • Upperline Restaurant

Top Shopping Centers in New Orleans

  • New Orleans Square
  • Frenchmen Street

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • New Orleans Museum Of Art
  • The Presbytere
  • The Cabildo

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Lobster dumplings – GW Fins
  • Crème Brulee, Ginger peach –Upperline Restaurant
  • Truffle French fries–Doris Metropolitian

Sports Club

Superdome is one of the famous and largest sporting venue of New Orleans.

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 5 (0.33 ltr)
  • Taxi: $3.50 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown):  2,318 $
  • Cheap meal: $17.50
  • Gasoline: 0.54$     
  • 3 course meal: 57$
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