Located in southeastern Louisiana, the vibrant city of New Orleans lies along the banks of the Mississippi River and is known as the largest city and metropolitan area in the state. Famed for its distinct French and Spanish Creole architecture, long and rich cultural heritage, and numerous historic sites, explore more of the so-called “Crescent City” as you travel through New Orleans accompanied by your famous escort celebrity.
Located in the historic French Quarter of New Orleans, the renowned Jackson Square once served as the heart of the city. Dubbed as one of America’s Great Public Spaces, the historic park was built in 1721 and was designed by architect and landscape architect Louis Pilie. Covering roughly 2.5 acres, the park has been listed as part of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, National Historic Landmark, and National Historic Landmark District Contributing Property.
Home to roughly 2,000 animals, the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans lies within the Audubon Park and was named after the artist and naturalist John James Audubon who lived in New Orleans in the early 1800s. Founded in 1914, the 58 –acre zoo complex houses a number of animals native to southern Louisiana including black bears, raccoons, river otters, nutria, cottonmouth, copperhead, various colubrids, and leucistic alligators.
The National WWII Museum
Built dedicated to the country’s to the Allied victory in the historic World War II, the National WWII Museum was founded in 2000 and designated as America’s official National World War II Museum in 2003. Located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, the history museum features attraction such as the Solomon Victory Theater, the John E. Kushner Restoration Pavilion, the US Freedom Pavilion, the Boeing Center the Campaigns of Courage Pavilion, the Louisiana Memorial Pavilion, the Home Front exhibit, the Planning for D-Day exhibit, and the D-Day Beaches exhibit.