If you go: New Orleans

IF YOU GO

GETTING THERE

Travel Guide 2013

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US Airways and United offer nonstop flights from Reagan National and Washington Dulles, respectively, to New Orleans. Southwest offers nonstop flights from BWI Marshall to New Orleans.

WHERE TO STAY

Bywater Bed & Breakfast

1026 Clouet St.

504-944-8438

www.bywaterbnb.com

A homey inn filled with folk art. Rooms from $100.

Loews New Orleans

300 Poydras St.

504-595-3300

www.loewshotels.com/new-orleans-hotel

In the central business district, this 285-room property boasts a panoramic gym and a lap pool. Rooms from $189.

Maison Dupuy

1001 Toulouse St.

504-586-8000

www.maisondupuy.com

French Quarter boutique hotel with a heated pool in the courtyard and a gym. Rooms from $129.

WHERE TO EAT

Dominique’s on Magazine

4213 Magazine St.

504-891-9282

www.dominiquesonmag.com

In an airy art deco firehouse, serving lighter takes on local ingredients. Entrees such as yellowtail snapper served with green mango relish start at $24.

Satsuma Cafe

3218 Dauphine St.

504-304-5962

satsumacafe.com

A popular neighborhood breakfast/lunch cafe serving seasonal salads and sandwiches starting at $5.50.

Maurepas Foods

3200 Burgundy St.

504-267-0072

www.maurepasfoods.com

Locally sourced fare such as goat tacos starting at $8.

WHAT TO DO

Bicycle Michael’s

622 Frenchmen St.

504-945-9505

bicyclemichaels.com

Bicycle rentals start at $25 for a half-day.

Crescent City Farmers Market

www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org

Sample the region’s freshest produce and seafood at the market, which takes place on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in various locations.

Freret Street Yoga

4608 Freret St.

504-899-1142

freretstreetyoga.com

An intimate, friendly yoga studio on the up-and-coming Freret Street. Drop-in classes $16.

INFORMATION

www.neworleanscvb.com

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