Chat with us, powered by LiveChat » 2021 » July

An Insider’s Travel Guide to New Orleans


The world is beginning to open up and it is the perfect time to go explore a new city with your family and friends. New Orleans is an amazing vacation destination with something in store for the whole family. Our city is known for its Southern hospitality and our community is working around the clock to help make sure your vacation is safe, fun, and memorable. From annual festivals, historic homes, streetcar rides to infamous cemeteries, world-class museums, and so much more, New Orleans is home to many great attractions and activities. Get started on New Orleans vacation planning by booking a spacious, up-scale vacation accommodation provided by We have created an insider’s New Orleans travel guide so you can get familiar with our incredible city! 

Must-See Attractions in New Orleans

No matter if you’re a frequent traveler to New Orleans or your visit with will be your first venture to the Big Easy, there are countless attractions to discover with every visit. You will feel super inspired and captivated by the numerous things to do in New Orleans. New Orleans is a city for all—history buffs, art lovers, foodies, animal fans, and anyone in between. In our New Orleans travel guide, we just want to highlight a few attractions for locals and visitors alike. 

Audubon Zoo

Bayou Boogaloo

Besthoff Sculpture Garden

Bourbon Street

Essence Festival

French Market

Louisiana Children’s Museum

New Orleans Botanical Garden

New Orleans City Park

New Orleans Museum of Art

Preservation Hall

and more

When you book with, feel free to ask us about our personal favorite New Orleans attractions. No matter your interests, there is a perfect attraction for you in New Orleans. 

Good Eating For All

New Orleans cuisine is a globally recognized must-try for any and all tourists. Our city is home to over 1000 eateries that are committed to providing the greatest dining experience. You will enjoy a dining world that mixes tradition with new trends. Keep reading our New Orleans travel guide to discover some popular restaurants: 

Aunt Sally’s Pralines

Cafe du Monde

Commander’s Palace

Dat Dog


Dooky Chase



Lilly’s Cafe

Pascal’s Manale

Willie Mae’s Scotch House

and more

Your whole vacation party will love gathering around the table at these quintessential New Orleans restaurants and enjoy some tasty grub! Our city’s food reflects our history, culture, and residents. 

Your Own Private New Orleans Oasis

We appreciate you taking the time to read over our insider’s travel guide to New Orleans and welcome you to stay in the former private estate of the most famous New Orleans chef, Paul Prudhomme, this year. Our beautiful compound will have you feeling like you’ve stepped into the proverbial Garden of Eden. From multi-bedroom accommodations near the French Quarter to poolside dwellings, there is something for everyone with Book your stay with us online today and get ready to explore New Orleans!


The Ultimate New Orleans Family Vacation with YouRent



YouRent has the perfect private villas for large groups looking to vacation in beautiful, eccentric New Orleans. As travel becomes more open and accessible, we welcome you to plan the ultimate New Orleans family vacation. Our spacious rustic villas are perfectly suited to host you and yours. Many folks only recognize our grand city for its Mardi Gras festivities that are typically only exclusive for adults. However, there are a variety of activities folks of all ages can enjoy during your New Orleans family vacation with YouRent. 

From museums and restaurants to zoos and aquariums, New Orleans isn’t just for adults – it’s for all age groups! We’ve compiled a list of activities, places, and more that are ideal for any New Orleans family vacation itinerary. Keep reading for more information: 

  • Grab an iconic sugary beignet from Cafe Monde and pair it with some hot chocolate
  • Waddle about the Audubon Aquariums,  like the penguins who call it home
  • Pack the family up for a mule-drawn carriage ride around Jackson Square
  • You are probably getting a little bit hungry, so swing on by Johnny’s Po’Boys for some authentic New Orleans po’boys 
  • Travel to the New Orleans Arts/Warehouse District for an educational trip around the National WWII Museum
  • Knock some bowling pins down for a round of strikes at the Fulton Alley 
  • The Escape My Room experience will require your family to show some true teamwork
  • You can travel down historic St. Charles Avenue in a St. Charles Streetcar
  • After you peer around, take the car back to the Audubon Zoo and enjoy the popular living museum 
  • Your little ones will love running around the Louisiana Children’s Museum 
  • Transport yourself to the Land of Oz while grabbing some sweet treats at The Ruby Slipper Cafe
  • Explore the oldest African American neighborhood in the U.S., Treme
  • and much more!   

No matter where you go in New Orleans, you can certainly make it into a family-friendly vacation activity. You don’t have the kids behind when come and stay with YouRent (unless you want to)! We are excited to host you, whether you are an avid New Orleans tourist or visiting for the first time. Book your stay online with us today