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Take RTA to Visit New Orleans’ World-class Destinations

New Orleans Attractions

New Orleans is filled with world-class attractions, historical landmarks, and entertainment spots. You can take a bus or streetcar to every popular destination in the city, including:

  • The Audubon Aquarium, Insectarium, and Zoo
  • Music festivals, like Jazz Fest and Essence Fest
  • Harrah’s Casino and the Fair Grounds Race Course
  • Historical sites and neighborhoods, like the Cemeteries and the Garden District
  • Museums and theatres, like the New Orleans Museum of Art and the Saenger 
  • Parks and memorials, like City Park and the Hurricane Katrina Memorial
  • Sporting venues, like the Superdome and the Smoothie King Center
  • Shopping venues, like the French Market and Riverwalk Outlets 

For information about New Orleans attractions and upcoming concerts and cultural events, visit New Orleans Online, the website of the city’s official tourism organization. 


Access all that New Orleans has to offer using the RTA Buses, Streetcars and Ferries. Plan your trip now using the RTA trip planner. A few places of particular interest that are located along the RTA’s streetcar lines include the following:

St. Charles Ave. Line Riverfront Line Canal St. Line Rampart St. Line
Audubon Park and Zoo Aquarium of the Americas Aquarium of the Americas Central Business District
Carrollton Historical District Cabildo Audubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium City Hall
Civil War Museum Convention Center Bayou St. John Faubourg Marigny
Contemporary Arts Center IMAX (Entergy) Theatre Canal Place Shopping Center French Quarter
Gallier Hall French Market Cemeteries Julia Street
Garden District Jackson Square City Park Louis Armstrong Park
Loyola University Jax Brewery French Quarter Medical District
National WWII Museum Louisiana State Museum – Old US Mint Harrah's Mahalia Jackson Theatre
Ogden Museum of Southern Art Presbytere Museum Hurricane Katrina Memorial Main Post Office
Saint Patrick’s Cathedral Riverwalk Marketplace Lafitte Greenway New Orleans Public Library
Touro Infirmary Saint Louis Cathedral New Orleans Museum of Art Poydras Street
Tulane University Woldenberg Riverfront Park Riverwalk Outlet Collection Warehouse Arts District
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