All sites are accessible by car. Airports serve New Orleans and Lafayette.
Public transportation is available only in New Orleans. The paddlewheeler Creole Queen offers cruises to Chalmette Battlefield from New Orleans' French Quarter.
Did You Know?
Two volunteer battalions of free men of color fought in the Battle of New Orleans in 1815. These men were the first black American troops to receive pay, equipment, pensions, and bounty land grants equal to that of their white counterparts.