Activities

1850 House

Time warp As the name suggests, the 1850 House seeks to preserve the environment of New Orleans in the year 1850. Classic local silverware, Old…

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Longue Vue House and Gardens

Historic house Originally built in the 1930s by philanthropists Edith and Edgar Stern, the Longue Vue mansion is one of the last great American houses constructed…

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Walk the French Quarter

Many say that a proper visit to New Orleans has to include a stop in the French Quarter. In fact, there are some that will…

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Tour the National WWII Museum

Not all visitors who tour the national WWII Museum are history buffs. Sure, some head to this popular New Orleans museum to fill in missing…

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The Presbytere

Iconic architecture Jackson Square is teeming with major New Orleans landmarks, including The Presbytere. The two-story building is defined by its elliptical arches, multi-pane windows,…

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The Cabildo

Spanish colonialism It may seem strange to find such a prime example of Spanish colonial architecture in a city known for its French heritage, but…

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Stroll Through the Garden District

A walking tour of New Orleans’ Garden District offers a glimpse of some of the most beautiful homes in New Orleans. The Garden District is…

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St. Louis Cathedral

Historic building Anchoring Jackson Square in the heart of New Orleans, the Spanish Colonial facade of the St. Louis Cathedral is one of the city’s…

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Shell Beach

Spectacular Scenery Away from the Crowds There aren’t many hotels on or near Shell Beach, which makes this spot near New Orleans a great one…

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Preservation Hall

Music cornerstone Preservation Hall is just about synonymous with New Orleans jazz today, and for good reason. The nonprofit organization and music venue was established…

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New Orleans Museum of Art

The New Orleans Museum of Art, also known as NOMA, has more than 40,000 pieces of artwork. This is impressive, considering the museum opened in…

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New Orleans Museum of Art

Long-standing arts center Originally the Delgado Museum of Art, the New Orleans Museum of Art, or NOMA, has been part of City Park since 1911.…

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Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is the most famous Mardi Gras celebration in the world, offering a larger-than-life and often beyond-belief spectacle of floats, costumes,…

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Louisiana Children’s Room

The “stickiness” factor Founded in 1986, the Louisiana Children’s Museum devotes itself to creating memorable learning experiences for kids from the earliest stages of development.…

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John C. Stennis Space Center

Young and Old Love Visiting the John C. Stennis Space Center The John C. Stennis Space Center sits 50 miles East of New Orleans and…

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Abita Springs

Home to Louisiana’s Largest Brewery Tourists who like beer or just enjoy seeing how things are made can have fun taking day trips from New…

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Jackson Square

French inspiration New Orleans has deep French roots on practically every corner and Jackson Square is no exception. Built in 1721 over the Mississippi River…

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Honey Island Swamp

View Indigenous Plants and Animals at Honey Island Swamp Located 35 minutes northeast of New Orleans, Honey Island Swamp is a bayou that impresses. There…

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Gulfport, Biloxi, and Ocean Springs

Swim, Bike, and Visit a Casino A day trip to Mississippi’s coastal towns can be a perfect addition to a Louisiana vacation. Located between 80…

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