New Orleans Oldest Neighborhood
Explore the melting pot of America on your trip to the eclectic city of New Orleans. Travel to popular destination points in your New Orleans rental car and explore the variety of:
Walk along the beautiful streets of the New Orleans French Quarter to discover some of the oldest neighborhoods in the city. You'll quickly learn why the Vieux Carre inspired classic writers such as Mark Twain, Lafcadio Hern, and John James Audubon. Visit the 19th Century Gallier House, and learn how the famous architecture kept things cool back in the day during the hot, New Orleans summers. After your tour, grab a bite to eat at the French Market. The open-air mall spans five blocks, offering an array of boutique shops, local food, and live music.
Celebrate Mardi Gras
Put a check mark on your bucket list when you plan your Louisiana vacation around the famous Mardi Gras celebration! There is much more to the Mardi Gras festivities than good 'ol Bourbon Street. Explore the history of Mardi Gras—drive to St. Claude Avenue and browse the largest collection of Mardi Gras Indian costumes, or take a guided tour at the Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World museum to see how the stunning floats are designed.
Get Cultured in Baton Rouge
Discover the state capital in your Louisiana rental car! Baton Rouge is home to:
- Historical attractions
- Entertainment venues
Take a tour and discover Plantation Country on one of the many plantations that have been preserved throughout the city. As you walk through the mansions, you'll learn about American politics, architecture and the pastimes of the Old South. Enjoy a live performance at the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra.
Weather permitting, you and your travel partner can catch a concert on the beautiful grounds of Louisiana State University, where the orchestra hosts outdoor performances. Pack a picnic dinner or dine at the vendors located on the campus grounds. There are also an array of casinos you can visit if you're not ready to call it a night post-concert. Travel to the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino & Hotel, and play a live poker game or take a chance on the slot machines.