New Orleans, French Quarter
Road Map of New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans encompasses 4,190 square miles or 10,850 square kilometers and is approximately 90 miles from the mouth of the Mississippi River. Step back in time and take a stroll in the French Quarter and Jackson Square or visit the plantations and take a swamp tour. The architecture, geography and ambiance of New Orleans is unique. In 1718 on the banks of the Mississippi, Sieur de Bienville, a French Canadian, and John Law, the Scottish Minister of Finance for France chose this location to creat...
Read more about New Orleans Travel Info & Attractions
New Orleans Area Weather
Click for a satellite image of this region.