The Grand Victorian is conveniently located in the Garden District, but how convenient are we to various event venues in other parts of the city? The quick answer is about 15-20 minutes from most places. Here is a guide to help you plan your stay.
French Quarter (Cafe du Monde, Bourbon Street, French Market etc.) 15 minutes by streetcar or 5 minutes by car or taxi
Frenchman Street and Bywater (Music clubs, evening art market) – other side of French Quarter – 15 minutes by car or taxi
Convention Center (Conferences, Outlet Mall, Mardi Gras World) 10 minutes by streetcar to Lee Circle then 6 block walk to Convention Center Blvd.
Superdome and Smoothie King Center (football, basketball, concerts) 10 minutes by streetcar to Poydras Street and walk up about 5 blocks
City Park and Fairgrounds (New Orleans Jazz Fest, NOMA, Sculpture Gardens, Morning Call) 30 minutes by streetcar. St. Charles Avenue Streetcar until it ends, then City Park Streetcar until it ends. (then 8 block walk to Fairgrounds for Jazz Fest).
Canal Street (Aquarium, Insectarium, Performance Theaters: The Joy, The Civic, The Saenger) – 15 minute streetcar ride ends at Canal Street or 10 minutes by car/taxi
Audubon Park/Zoo and Universities (Tulane and Loyola) 10 minutes streetcar heading uptown, away from the French Quarter, take zoo shuttle to Magazine Street
WWII Museum (Ogden Art Museum, Contemporary Art Center, Confederate Museum) 10 minutes by streetcar to Lee Circle, walk 2 blocks.
Magazine Street (6 miles of shops and restaurants) – 6 block walk down Washington Avenue; can walk or take bus or taxi to get further along on street in either direction
Oak Street – (restaurants, shops, nightlife) – 15 minutes streetcar going uptown, away from French Quarter
The Grand Victorian is very close to the activities and events around town, but once you get here, you may not want to leave! Come find out for yourself!