Diverse culture, Creole cuisine, outdoor activities and music await in New Orleans. Add these experiences to enhance your AAOMS Annual Meeting:
- Experience the birthplace of jazz – Take in exhibits at the New Orleans Jazz Museum or catch a 45-minute performance at Preservation Hall or one of the many jazz clubs.
- Learn New Orleans history – Discover the culture and history integral to the story of New Orleans such as Mardi Gras Indians, The Voodoo Museum or the apothecary of the first licensed pharmacist at the Pharmacy Museum. Uncover the often-untold history of craft cocktail culture at the Sazerac House.
- Mingle at the President’s Event – Enjoy a night out with colleagues at the President’s Event. Appreciate live entertainment while you eat, drink and explore at the National WWII Museum. Purchase your ticket(s) before they run out.
- Embark on a tasting tour – Discover cuisine integral to New Orleans culture and history. Classic restaurants such as Commander’s Palace, Dooky Chase Restaurant, Antoine’s Restaurant, Tujague’s or Napoleon House. For an expanded tasting experience, go on a culinary tour.
- Enjoy nature – Go for a stroll through the 1,300-acre New Orleans City Park or the Garden District at Audubon Park, The Fly or Palmer Park. Visit one of the top 10 zoos in the country at Audubon Zoo with engaging educational programs and hands-on animal encounters.
- Wander the city – Meander through New Orleans’ famous Bourbon Street where you can stop by iconic bars, hear music on every corner or dine at one of the oldest restaurants, Galatoire’s. Get some shopping done right by the Hilton New Orleans Riverside at the Outlet Collection at Riverwalk, Magazine Street or Royal Street.
Whatever you decide to do, New Orleans has it in one of its many neighborhoods. Be sure to check out these maps to help you navigate.
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