Travel Wise
New Orleans TravelWise

In this month’s issue of Traveler magazine we unveil a red-white-and-blue version of our October 1999 50 Personal Places of a Lifetime concept with an issue devoted to America’s 50 must-see places. New Orleans made our Urban Spaces list. Here, we present the best links on planning every leg of your trip there—online.


Getting There
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
Official site of the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development
Online maps and information on Louisiana construction projects

Determining Time Difference
Time Zone Converter
The current time and date for cities in the central time zone

Checking Weather Forecasts
The Weather Channel
Seven-day forecast, current weather conditions, satellite maps, and severe-weather alerts, as reported by the Weather Channel


Where to Eat
New Orleans Online
A comprehensive listing of restaurants in New Orleans that range from cheap to chic
A searchable database to select restaurants according to location or cuisine type

A directory of more than a dozen restaurants, with contact information and short descriptions

Where to Stay
New Orleans Online
Extensive listing of hotels and inns, with information on rates and locations

Louisiana Travel
Information on moderately priced motels, luxury hotels, historic bed-and-breakfasts, and campsites

How to Get Around
123 New Orleans
Overviews and information on airport shuttles, taxis, the bus system, street cars, visitor passes, and road rules for drivers

Things To Do

New Orleans Online
Information on tours, cruises, museums, festivals, a casino, a theme park, a zoo, and an aquarium

123 New Orleans
Lists must-see sights, including the Historic Voodoo Museum and art-related events and activities

New Orleans Cemetary & Voodoo Pages
Information on New Orleans’s famous cemeteries and information about voodoo practices

Nightlife and Entertainment
123 New Orleans
A summary of the famed social scene—plus, links and profiles for dance clubs, cabarets, live music, and bars

123 New Orleans
An extensive guide to shopping in New Orleans, with information on stores that sell clothing, antiques, art, crafts, jewelry, CDs, and more
Includes information on florists, supermarkets, sporting-goods shops, clothing stores, and more

Cultural Activities and Festivals
New Orleans Online
Information on historic houses, theaters, and art galleries—plus, dozens of helpful links

Mardi Gras Madness
Information on the Mardi Gras celebration


Books’s listing of New Orleans books

Frommer’s Budget Travel
Frommer’s suggested New Orleans reads

Louisiana Music Archive & Artist Directory
Recommended reading on the musical heritage of the city

Frommer’s Budget Travel
Safety tips and advice for foreign visitors—plus, information on trip planning, tours, attractions, dining, accommodations, and shopping

New Orleans Post
An online version of the New Orleans Post

Travel Resources

Ghost stories, voodoo history, information on cities of the dead, vampire-sighting tales, a calendar of events, and more

Map Links
Customized and printable maps and directions for New Orleans, from Yahoo! Maps

Travel Guides

For More Information
New Orleans Convention Center
Information on art, architecture, family travel, maps, and events


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