Sports & Entertainment
The Whitney Hotel is located less than one mile from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The hotel is within walking distance to all New Orleans Saints football home games, making it the ideal place to stay for football fans.
Smoothie King Center
The Smoothie King Center is an entertainment and event venue home to the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans. The Whitney Hotel is
Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots
This race course provides horse racing and gaming excitement and is the home of the Louisiana Derby.
Arts and Cultural
This revitalized historic district is located adjacent to the Central Business District and features some of the city's best museums, art galleries and restaurants. The area was established to store grains, coffee, sugar and produce shipped to the Port of New Orleans.
With balconies and wrought-iron railings much like those seen in Paris, New Orlean's French Quarter is the oldest part of the city with numerous restaurants, antique shops, museums, bars and nightclubs.
New Orleans Museum of Art
Located in City Park, this collection of artwork features pieces from France, America, Africa and Japan as well as works in photography, glass and sculpture.
Points of Interest
This historic park in the French Quarter is surrounded by 18th century architecture and has been the focal point of the city since its inception.
Running thirteen blocks from Canal Street to Esplanade Avenue, this street runs through the heart of the French Quarter and is infamous for its bars, strip clubs and wild nightlife.
One of the best-preserved collections of historic Southern architecture, this residential area is full of massive mansions and opulent 19th century properties.
The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk
The nation's first upscale outlet center in a downtown setting is home to over 75 stores and restaurants on the Mississippi Riverfront. The Whitney Hotel is located within minutes of this premiere shopping destination.
The Shops at Canal Place
The only mall in New Orleans, The Shops features retail rendezvous for fashion, jewelry, shoes and accessories and is located at the foot of Canal Street.
- Children’s Hospital
- Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
- Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base
- Tulane Medical Center
- Tulane University
- Xavier University
- Loyola University
- Dillard University
- University of New Orleans