Get to know New Orleans

June 2019 – Vol. 38, No. 5

Attractions and excursions

  • Airboat Rides
  • Arts and Blooms: Longue Vue and Sculpture Garden
  • Bayou Boat Tours
  • “Big Easy” City Tour
  • Food and History Tours
  • French Quarter Tour with Behind the Scenes Antiquing
  • Garden District Grandeur Walking Tours
  • Ghost, Voodoo, and Vampire Tours
  • Grace and Grandeur: Houmas House Plantation
  • Life in the Old South: Oak Alley Plantation
  • National World War II Museum
  • Sacred and Mysterious Churches and Cemeteries Tours
  • Steamboat Harbor Cruise
  • Swamp Tours
  • Taste of Vieux Carré

If you’re looking for family-friendly fun in New Orleans, you’ll find there’s no shortage of kid-approved excitement. See for suggested activites.

Imagine meeting in a city where cultures collide in a brilliant explosion of flavors, emotions, and sounds. New Orleans is the birthplace of jazz, home to Creole cuisine, and rich with history and culture. It is centrally located with a walkable downtown and world-class convention facilities.

A timeless city with a unique way of life and steeped in European traditions and Caribbean influences, the “Big Easy” calls to mind sweet sounds and savory aromas fueled by more than 300 years of history. New Orleans beckons the ears, allures the eyes, and enchants the hearts of all who wish to explore it. From streetcar rides to visiting parks and churches, there are a bounty of options for fun and frolicking in New Orleans. You can spend the day in one of the many lovely parks, take in a round of golf, meander through a cemetery, and so much more.

There is history to be found around every corner and fun to be had in a relaxing way at the delightful attractions offered throughout New Orleans.