February 19 - 21, 2015
CSP in New Orleans, LA
Local & Travel Information
The Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is situated on historic Canal Street. A brief walk will bring you to Bourbon Street, the Aquarium of the Americas, an IMAX Theater, the Riverwalk Marketplace, and all the world-famous New Orleans restaurants and live music clubs of the French Quarter.
For a more comprehensive list of local attractions, please visit The New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau "Things to Do" webpage: http://www.neworleanscvb.com/things-to-do/.
If you're interested in learning about the city's history or it's ghosts and cemeteries after a day at the conference, try taking a tour: http://www.neworleanscvb.com/things-to-do/tours/.
There are a number of restaurants within walking distance of the hotel. Click here to view a list of restaurants by the hotel.
If you are looking to venture a bit farther from the hotel for a good meal, try using New Orleans' Dining and Entertainment Directory: http://www.neworleanscvb.com/things-to-do/dining-entertainment/.
The closest airport to the Sheraton New Orleans is Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY).
You may reserve a shared ride service between the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel and Louis Armstrong International Airport through New Orleans Airport Shuttle. Rates are $20 per person one-way / $38 per person roundtrip. Please call (504) 522-3500 for information or make reservations online at least 24 hours prior to your flight departure time at: Sheraton New Orleans Hotel Airport Shuttle
Taxis are available outside of baggage claim at the airport and the average fare to the hotel is $33.
For more information on ground transportation between the Louis Armstrong International and the Sheraton New Orleans, please visit: http://www.flymsy.com.
Getting Around New Orleans
Enjoy an eco-friendly streetcar ride along the riverfront. There are many stops for getting off and experiencing the European charm of the French Quarter. You can travel down Canal Street to explore Mid-City. The St. Charles Avenue line, the oldest in the nation, starts downtown and travels up St. Charles Avenue past some of the most breathtaking scenery in the city. It ends at the foot of the Mississippi River.
For fares and routes, visit http://norta.com.
Experience the leisurely pace of a carriage ride. They are a rustic way to tour the streets of the French Quarter. Carriage drivers are usually knowledgeable of the city's history and provide some enlightenment during your ride. Carriages can be boarded on the Decatur Street side of Jackson Square almost any hour of the day. Most carriages can be hailed from the street corner.