The Outlet Collection at RiverwalkOpen 10:00 am - 9:00 pm (earlier closing time on Sundays)
Once the site of the 1984 Louisiana World's Fair, Riverwalk Marketplace opened in 1986 and in 2014 reopened as The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk, making it America's first downtown outlet center. This indoor shopping mall adjacent to the Hilton New Orleans Riverside features over 75 familiar retail stores, a food court and restaurants, including Cafe du Monde (the original location is in the French Quarter). NOTE TO INTERNATIONAL ATTENDEES: International visitors shop tax free while visiting. A LTFS redemption center in on the second level of the mall. Call 504 568 3605 if you have questions.
National World War II Museum
945 Magazine St. (walking distance from Hilton)
Tickets and more information available at: nationalww2museum.org
Ranked by TripAdvisor as the # 1 Attraction in New Orleans, #4 Museum in the US and # 11 in the world, The National World War II Museum features a rich collection of artifacts that bring history to life. Discover the most impactful event of the 20th century and the legacy of the greatest generation in thought-provoking exhibits and cinematic experiences designed to inspire visitors of all ages in the lessons of World War II and the stories of heroism, tragedy and liberation.
Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Walking distance from the Hilton
This colorful and exciting museum, located on Canal Street in one of the most historic buildings in New Orleans, promises to entertain as it teaches. Visitors love the free flying butterflies and unique gift shops!
Audubon Aquarium of the AmericasOn the Mississippi River near the Hilton Riverside
Ranked as one of the top five aquariums in the US, a visit to the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas spans the underwater world from the Caribbean to the Amazon Rainforest to thee waters that give New Orleans its lifeblood: the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico. Check out the penguins and the rare white alligators.
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
6500 Magazine Street (a short ride from the hotel)
Through innovative natural habitat exhibits and an animal collection ranging from the uniquely extraordinary white alligators to a majestic white tiger, Audubon Zoo is one of the country's consistently top-ranked zoos. Experience the excitement of animals from around the world, the serenity of beautiful gardens and a real swamp in the Louisiana Swamp Exhibit.