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New Offerings and Activities in New Orleans

by Mary Melnick

Jun 4, 2021

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With travel on the rise, destinations prepare to welcome visitors back to attractions, landscapes and more — and one of those destinations is New Orleans, Louisiana. NOLA has a boatload of different activities and events for visitors this summer and beyond.


New Hotels


Travelers looking to book a hotel should consider booking one of the newer hotels coming to New Orleans, like Four Seasons ,opening in mid-2021; Hotel Saint Vincent set to open in June; Virgin Hotels New Orleans, opening late summer;The Chloe, opened October 2020; and Columns, opened February 2021.


Food and Fun


Travelers can enjoy delicious food and entertainment safely and with friends at breweries and restaurants. One brewery to check out is Miel and Zony Mash Beer Project, which offers plenty of outside seating with amazing food trucks, pop-ups and live music. Otherwise, plenty of restaurants in the French Quarter offer courtyard and outside dining.


Cultural Attractions


New Orleans offers plenty of cultural attractions. Be sure to check out the Museum of Southern Jewish Experience, opened May 27, as well as many of the popular and favorite attractions such as Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Sazerac House, The National WWII Museum, New Orleans Jazz Museum and New Orleans Museum of Art. The Children’s Museum reopened May 29.




This summer, beloved festivals will return, including Hogs for the Cause, New Orleans Wine and Food Experience, Satchmo SummerFest and the once-in-a-lifetime fall Jazz Fest.


Outdoor Fun


New Orleans has plenty of safe, outdoor and socially distant experiences like picnicking in Audubon Park or City Park, biking, golf and live music, such as Bacchanal, The Soul Rebels at the Broadside Theater, Steamboat Natcheez Jazz Cruises and much more.


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