Care for some shopping? Whether its antiques or alligator heads, the French Quarter has it all.

Royal Street's renowned art galleries and antique shops are a Mecca that is well deserved. A treasure trove of precious goods can be found in its shops. Here are a few of our favorite shops:

For the fashion conscious, The Shops at Canal Place and The Outlet Collection at the Riverwalk showcase the best in designer boutiques and are within easy walking distance of the French Quarter.

No trip to New Orleans is complete without a stroll through the historic French Market. Covering five blocks near the Mississippi River, this open-air market is almost as old as the city itself and sells everything imaginable under one roof.