Discover the Best Things to do in New Orleans

Experience More at B on Canal

Step foot in New Orleans and feel transported in time. Our lively neighborhood in the heart of the city combines the best of the Big Easy, from iconic historical destinations to vibrant centers for art and culture. Stay with us and enjoy easy access to top New Orleans attractions and neighborhoods, including the famous French Quarter. Guests traveling as a family will also enjoy an array of things to do in New Orleans with kids. 

Explore our favorite activities and attractions using the guide below.

Tours & Excursions

As one of the most diverse cities in the U.S., New Orleans has tours designed for every type of traveler. Feed your curiosity on a historical walking tour, put on your brave face for a famous New Orleans ghost tour, or let your inner foodie run wild on a culinary journey; whatever you decide, you are sure to make memories that will last a lifetime. During your tour, discover famous New Orleans attractions like the Audubon Zoo, the New Orleans Aquarium, and the historic Jackson Square park.

Arts & Culture

A hub of art and culture, New Orleans offers visitors an endless array of cultural attractions to explore. See a show at one of the many renowned local theaters, like the Joy and Orpheum Theatres, or visit famous museums like the New Orleans Museum of Art or the National WWII Museum.


Let loose and treat yourself to a night of fun, New Orleans style. From top jazz and music clubs to lively bars, there is never a shortage of nightlife to be found. Just minutes from B on Canal, find popular French Quarter hangouts like Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Bar or the House of Blues.


Whether you’re interested in learning the city’s history or exploring the local art scene, the diverse neighborhoods of New Orleans offer something catered to a variety of interests. The world-renowned French Quarter can be found steps from our doors.


Treat your taste buds to the tantalizing unique flavors native to New Orleans. Pay a visit to iconic dining destinations like Café Du Monde or explore classic Creole favorites like Commander’s Palace or Antoine’s Restaurant.

Mercedes-Benz Superdome

Visiting town for a Saints game? Football fans enjoy easy access to and from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome from our Canal Street hotel. Just a 15-minute walk away, our hotel near the New Orleans superdome lets you enjoy all the fun without the hassle of parking.

Tulane University

Located just a short drive from our doors, Tulane University is a private research university that boasts an award-winning medical school. From our hotel near Tulane University, you’ll enjoy easy access to and from campus, making B On Canal the ideal choice for visiting professors and parents of students.

Tulane Medical Center

The primary teaching hospital for the Tulane University School of Medicine, Tulane Medical Center is among the most acclaimed medical centers in New Orleans. Visiting patients will enjoy a stress-free trip to and from the hospital from our hotel near Tulane.

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