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  • Audubon Nature Institute Audubon Nature Institute’s mission is to bring nature to the people through educational entertainment and act as environmental guardians. The Land that the Audubon occupies has been home to varied people and a place for varied purposes. Before New Orleans came to be the land was occupied by the native…
  • St. Louis Cathedral - New Orleans St Louis Cathedral is one of the most popular must-see sites in New Orleans located in the Famous Jackson Square. The St. Louis Cathedral was first conceived and constructed during the French Era of Louisiana and New Orleans. The project was started in 1721 and completed by 1727 when parishioners…
  • Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World See the popular floats and how they are made year-round. This is one of the most popular tours offered in New Orleans, offered 7 days a week. Mardi Gras is synonymous with New Orleans. Millions of people visit New Orleans during Mardi Gras to get into the carnival atmosphere of…
  • Garden District - New Orleans The Garden District of New Orleans is as old as the city itself. In 1832 the first homes were built in what is now known as the Garden district. Boundaries of the district are St. Charles Avenue to Magazine Street and Jackson Avenue to Louisiana Avenue. Wealthy American’s hoped to…
  • Jackson Square and MoonWalk Jackson Square in New Orleans' French Quarter is one of the city's essential must-see sites. In the 1720s French colonials knew the area as Place d'Armes an open public space. In 1815, following the Battle of New Orleans, it was renamed after US General Andrew Jackson and became a public…
  • The Mercedes-Benz Superdome The Superdome is a domed exhibition and sports avenue situated at New Orleans’ Central Business District. With a steel frame covering an expanse of 13 acres, a 273 ft dome made of a multi-ringed frame and a width of 680 ft, it is the world’s biggest fixed domed structure. On…
  • Natchez Steamboat New Orleans is among the oldest cities in the US and it has gained popularity from its yearly festivals such as the Mardi Gras Festival. The city was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 that caused a great damage to various parts of the city. In spite of the disaster,…
  • Entergy IMAX Theatre At Audubon Institute Known for its world class insectarium, zoo, and aquarium, Audubon Institute also boasts one of the best IMAX theaters in the country. Year round, this 5 ½ story screen features some of the most celebrated feature films and science documentaries, allowing viewers to step right inside the arctic tundra, lush…
  • New Orleans Museum of Art New Orleans is a city full of diverse culture and unique people. In 1911 one of these ‘unique’ individuals named Isaac Delgado offered the city government $150,000 to build an art museum like no other, and he wanted it built in City Park. The government went along with the plan,…
  • National World War II Museum National World War II Museum commemorates a very challenging yet invigorating time in American history. Learn about how the USA responded to the battle cry for freedom. The newest addition in the National World War II Museum is the US Freedom Pavilion: Boeing Center. The exhibits show how the USA…
  • St. Charles Streetcar – New Orleans The New Orleans streetcars are designated moving national historic landmarks and they have been transporting passengers for over 165 years. So as a double treat take a ride on these historic vehicles and get to see some of the city as well. St. Charles streetcar is probably the most popular…
  • Royal Street - New Orleans Royal Street is among the oldest streets in New Orleans. It is popular for the art galleries, stately hotels and antique shops that line the sides as it runs through the tourist district and French Quarter of New Orleans. Aside from Bourbon Street, the Royal Street is the most popular…
  • Louisiana Children's Museum The Louisiana Children’s Museum opened in 1986. Since then it has helped educate and entertain 147,000 people per year. Families that come to visit New Orleans often check out the historical sites, which sometimes can be boring to kids. So it’s great to know that the Louisiana Children’s Museum is…
  • Audubon Zoo – New Orleans If you are looking for something fun to experience with the family, the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana is the perfect place to visit. What Goes On at the Audubon Zoo? Pretty much anything goes at the Audubon! The zoo has a cool zone for those hot summer days…
  • New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum The New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum guides visitors through the history and meaning of Voodoo in America. The Voodoo Museum opened in 1972 on the Rue Dumaine near Bourbon Street and Royal Street. Its purpose is to teach interested people what voodoo really is verses what people have come to…
  • The Cabildo - New Orleans The Cabildo is an essential building to New Orleans History ever since it was erected during the years of Spanish Rule. The Cabildo is located at Jackson Square along with other famous historical buildings. Its connection to important periods of New Orleans and Louisiana History makes it an important site…
  • City Park - New Orleans New Orleans is a gorgeous city, and City Park in New Orleans is one of the most beautiful parks in the Nation. In fact, the park is a staggering 1,300 acres in space making it the 6th largest public park in the United States, and it is also only the…
  • French Quarter The French Quarter is a 100 block area packed with history, culture, music and dining opportunities for tourists and locals alike. The French Quarter is such a unique and truly special American experience that it has been featured in novels and movies covering the history and local color of this…
  • Chalmette Battlefield and Jean Lafitte National Park The Jean Lafitte National Park and Preserve includes 6 sites which cover 23,000 acres at different locations in Louisiana. The park protects sites which have historic and cultural significance for the Mississippi River Delta region. The Acadian Cultural Center in Lafayette; Prairie Acadian Cultural Center in Eunice and the Wetlands…
  • Sculpture Garden - New Orleans Adjacent to the Museum of Art is a stunning sculpture garden made to display sculptures in a natural outdoor environment. The Sculpture Garden of New Orleans opened in 2003 on a 5-acre site and contains more than 50 contemporary sculptures. Most of the collections of sculptures were given by Sydney…
  • New Orleans Botanical Garden Situated in the City Park, the 12-acre Botanical Garden of New Orleans serves as the horticulture activity center for the surrounding Gulf South and Louisiana, offering various programs for adults and kids. The actual garden walk can last anywhere from twenty minutes to a few hours. Maps are given at…
  • Aquarium of the Americas – New Orleans The Aquarium of the Americas is one of the largest aquariums in the United States. This facility is run by the Audubon Institute that also runs the Audubon Park and Zoo that is situated in the city of New Orleans. The aquarium was officially opened in the year 1990. This…
  • Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium New Orleans’ famous Audubon Buttery Garden and Insectarium is a fantastic destination for families with aspiring etymologists! Named for the world-renowned naturalist and painter, James John Audubon, this is one of the most interesting attractions in Louisiana. Don’t forget to check out these must-see exhibits during your visit! It’s A…
  • Backstreet Cultural Museum New Orleans is home to a rich African American and Indian history, and the Backstreet Cultural Museum exemplifies this history. The Backstreet Cultural Museum is located in the oldest African American neighborhood in the country right in the heart of New Orleans in Treme section. The bond between African American…

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Audubon Zoo – New Orleans

If you are looking for something fun to experience with the family, the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana is the perfect…

Aquarium of the Americas – New Orleans

The Aquarium of the Americas is one of the largest aquariums in the United States. This facility is run by the Audubon…

The Cabildo - New Orleans

The Cabildo is an essential building to New Orleans History ever since it was erected during the years of Spanish Rule. The…

Audubon Nature Institute

Audubon Nature Institute’s mission is to bring nature to the people through educational entertainment and act as environmental guardians. The Land that…

Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World

See the popular floats and how they are made year-round. This is one of the most popular tours offered in New Orleans,…

Chalmette Battlefield and Jean Lafitte National Park

The Jean Lafitte National Park and Preserve includes 6 sites which cover 23,000 acres at different locations in Louisiana. The park protects…

New Orleans Botanical Garden

Situated in the City Park, the 12-acre Botanical Garden of New Orleans serves as the horticulture activity center for the surrounding Gulf…

French Quarter

The French Quarter is a 100 block area packed with history, culture, music and dining opportunities for tourists and locals alike. The…

National World War II Museum

National World War II Museum commemorates a very challenging yet invigorating time in American history. Learn about how the USA responded to…

New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum

The New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum guides visitors through the history and meaning of Voodoo in America. The Voodoo Museum opened in…

St. Louis Cathedral - New Orleans

St Louis Cathedral is one of the most popular must-see sites in New Orleans located in the Famous Jackson Square. The St.…

New Orleans Museum of Art

New Orleans is a city full of diverse culture and unique people. In 1911 one of these ‘unique’ individuals named Isaac Delgado…