Details: French Market visit
The French Market, once a Native American trading post on the shores of the Mississippi River, has become a cultural, commercial and entertainment treasure to New Orleans. Wander through the open-air community flea market, cultural shops and unique boutiques to see arts, crafts and trinkets unique to New Orleans.
Details: Voodoo Museum visit
Think Voodoo is nothing more than superstition? Think again. Learn about the history, spells and spirits associated with the native-African religion of Voodoo from those who truly believe in it. Hear about Marie Laveau, the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans, and all of the voodoo secrets, from zombies and Mardi gras to voodoo dolls and magic potions.
Details: Audubon Zoo visit
Get a taste of the Louisiana Swamp – all without getting wet! See authentic bayou wildlife, like the famous white alligator, amid cypress trees and Spanish moss in this imitation swamp. Sample Cajun cuisine, watch an alligator feeding, and learn all about the habitats and wildlife found in Louisiana.
Details: Mississippi River riverboat cruise
Start your 7 mile Mississippi riverboat cruise at the Port of New Orleans, one of the busiest ports in the world. Listen as your captain points out famous spots, local flora and wildlife. Maybe you’ll even spot a Louisiana Alligator sunning itself on the riverbank!
Details: Audubon Aquarium of the Americas visit
One of the top five in the country, the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas features more than one million gallons of fresh and saltwater exhibits of 530 species in a variety of wondrous habitats.
Details: Riverwalk, the scenic and popular riverside mall
Walk through the premier festival marketplace in New Orleans, watch cruise ships, riverboats and steamers come and go at the New Orleans Port and wander along a half-mile of shops and restaurants offering a taste of the unique Cajun and Creole culture.