Your New Orleans Spring Trip Guide Pack your bags—it’s almost time for your New Orleans spring trip! Millions of people visit the “Big Easy” every year for its around-the-clock street jazz, live entertainment and premier shopping centers. Thanks to Riverwalk Outlets’ complete New Orleans spring trip itinerary, all you have to plan is how to get here. Read on to get the most out of one of America’s favorite cities! If you’re planning a visit to Crescent City, the French Quarter is an obvious first stop. Known for its blend of French and American architecture, the French Quarter is a must-see for New Orleans tourists. Not only is the neighborhood a hub of live music, authentic food and famous nightlife (the most notable taking place on Bourbon Street), but the French Quarter is also home to Jackson Square and St. Louis Cathedral. Did we mention it all sits on the banks of the Mississippi? Experience history in a modern way. The National WWII Museum of New Orleans includes hands-on displays and state-of-the-art immersive exhibits that transport visitors through time. Upon entry, attendees are assigned the role of an actual soldier who fought in the war, and you’ll follow their progress through combat as you move through the museum. Explore the natural beauty of the South in New Orleans City Park, a 1,300-acre park that includes botanical gardens, the New Orleans Museum of Art and recreational zones including tennis courts and a golf course. Walk through the park and appreciate some of the oldest live Oak Trees in the country. Fast-paced trips more your style? The Carousel Gardens Amusement Park is perfect for kids and adults looking for an adrenaline rush. Nothing says “New Orleans” quite like steamboats and creole cuisine. The Creole Queen is ideal for the tourist looking to embrace local culture. This ship takes passengers on an on-the-water guided tour of the New Orleans riverwalk, and the dinner excursion includes a local-style buffet and jazz band. Shopping is a major part of most vacations, so why do it just anywhere? Make your browsing experience as memorable as the trip itself at Riverwalk Outlets in downtown New Orleans. This unique, river-side outlet center hosts high-end brands at the most competitive prices, including Karl Lagerfeld Paris, Kate Spade, Coach and more. Let us let you in on a little secret: the Riverwalk Cafe du Monde has shorter lines than others in town! With local restaurants like Cafe du Monde, there’s no reason to cut your souvenir search short when you get hungry. Good news! For international tourists coming from the neighboring cruise ports, you’ll receive tax-free shopping all. year. long. You read that right. Domestic travelers don’t miss out on the discounts. If you’re driving in to shop at Riverwalk Outlets, parking at the Hilton-owned “Whale Lot” can be partially validated with proof of same-day, minimum $20 purchases. There’s New Orleans, and then there’s everywhere else. Don’t spend another break at home on the couch. Come see what all the fuss is about in New Orleans and the Riverwalk Outlets.