Things to Do and See in New Orleans
New Orleans was named to Time's list of World's Greatest Places 2021. Needless to say, we’re a little more than excited to see all of you there for our 2022 Annual Meeting, Feb. 20-23. Get jazzed with our sneak peek at all you’ll experience in the city: music, food, Mardi Gras krewes. It has something for everyone!
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These include recommendations from local AUTM Members!
Visit the New Orleans & Co. Microsite
Get to know NOLA with the official tourism website
built for Annual Meeting attendees:
Location, Location, Location
All Meeting events
take place in the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel.
You’ll be close to the:
The 2022 Annual Meeting takes place the week before Mardi Gras! Check out the parades you can attend during the Meeting, learn the history, and find all the details here
Parades taking place during the Annual Meeting
Want to see even more floats and history?
Visit the Mardi Gras Museum
Have a few extra hours or days to explore? Check out some suggested itineraries.
Eat, Drink & Listen
, gumbo, Sazeracs: New Orleans has been named "Best Culinary Destination in the USA." With more than 1,000 eateries
, it’s not surprising. Bring your appetite! Pro-tip: no trip is complete without a visit to Cafe Du Monde.
- Best Fine/Casual Fine Dining:
- Best Casual Dining:
- Brunch/ Breakfast/Lunch:
- Lunch or Dinner:
- Best Drinks:
- Best Music Venues:
- Must-See Neighborhoods: Visit the Marigny and Bywater
- To get you started, here are some food & drink tips:
- Bus, Boat, Walking Tours:
- Paddle boat cruises on the Mississippi River
- Swamp/bayou tours
- Haunted history tours of the French Quarter
- Nature Walks:
- Best spot to take a selfie:
A special thanks to our local AUTM Members for the suggestions: Robert Brown, Claiborne Christian, Patrick Reed, and James Zanewicz.
- The city is named after the Duke of Orleans, and the French influence doesn’t stop there. Learn more.
Want to Learn More About NOLA?
Book Your Room and Register
Join us this February by registering
, then book your hotel room
. View the schedule highlights
and meet the speakers
Laissez les bon temps rouler!