About New Orleans

Cathedral
"Laissez les bon temps roulez!"
 

crescent park  streetcar nola
Situated on the Mississippi River, 40 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, New Orleans is a unique city bursting with history, culture, and opportunity. The city’s natural beauty as well as its musical and architectural heritage have been marveled over for centuries. Our famous food, nightlife, and hospitality are internationally renowned. 
 

Boy Band 2  Jazz fest food  Boy Band 1
Events like Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest bring visitors from around the globe. Other cultural offerings include the Aquarium of the Americas, Audubon Zoological Gardens, New Orleans Philharmonic Orchestra, New Orleans Opera, and the Essence Festival. 
 

Alligator  Mardi Gras Queen  Fishing
The region is famous as a sportsman’s paradise with limitless recreational opportunities.
 

Superdme
New Orleans also hosts the Saints (NFL) and Pelicans (NBA) professional sports teams.