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Top 20 Family Activities in New Orleans for The Weekend

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Top 20 Family Activities in New Orleans for The Weekend

Introduction - New Orleans has a host of fun activities for kids, from kayaking in nearby water areas to learning about the...


Head to New Orleans’ swamps on a swamp tour

Activity 1 - Kids will love heading out into the Barataria Preserve swamps near New Orleans to learn about all the creatures that...

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Venture out on the water on a Steamboat Natchez river tour

Activity 2 - Heading out onto the Mississippi River on a Steamboat Natchez river tour is one of the fun things for kids...

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Kayak on Manchac Swamp

Activity 3 - A fun kid-friendly outdoor activity near New Orleans is kayaking on Manchac Swamp. Once you reach the swamp, your guide...

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Spot exotic animals at the Audubon Zoo

Activity 4 - The Audubon Zoo is one more of the animal-based New Orleans attractions for families. Your kids will get to view...

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Listen to jazz music at Preservation Hall

Activity 5 - Preservation Hall is an iconic jazz venue located in the French Quarter. When visiting New Orleans, you can go into...

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Bike around New Orleans

Activity 6 - If your kids are at an age where they can ride a bike for a few hours, then trying a...

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Go on a horse and carriage ride of the French Quarter

Activity 7 - Going on a horse and carriage ride of the famous French Quarter is one of the most memorable family activities...

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Eat your way around New Orleans on a food tour

Activity 8 - New Orleans has some of the most delicious and unique cuisine in the US. If your kids are adventurous eaters...


Dare to go on a family-friendly ghost tour

Activity 9 - New Orleans is known for its paranormal and spooky past. It’s also believed that many of the places in the...

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Explore Mardi Gras World

Activity 10 - Mardi Gras World is where the floats that get used in the annual Mardi Gras parade are made. This large...


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