Wander through the cobblestone streets of the historic French Quarter, or visit the museums, restaurants and attractions that dot this city. New Orleans is unique – from its history and culture to its arts and music – enjoy all that is grand and elegant, all that is funky and fun about this Southern jewel.
The National World War II Museum is located minutes away from New Orleans’ Central Business District. This museum, which maintains an affiliation with the Smithsonian Institute, focuses on the American contribution to the Allied victory in World War II. Highlights include a detailed look into the D-Day Invasion in Normandy, a Douglas C-47, and a 4-D film.
Located on the Mississippi River, the Aquarium of the Americas immerses you in an underwater world. The colors of a Caribbean reef come alive in a walk-through tunnel, while our penguins and southern sea otters enchant you with their antics. Touch a stingray, feed a parakeet, and marvel at gigantic sharks, tarpon, and rays in the 400,000-gallon Gulf of Mexico Exhibit.
Located on the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Oak Alley Plantation is one of the most iconic and photographed plantations in Louisiana. Tour the grounds — which feature 300 year-old oak trees — and the Antebellum-era mansion. A performance option and boxed lunch are also available.
Explore the grim and ghastly deeds of the old French Quarter as you escape into the past as offbeat, theatrical tour guides provide you with an eerie, chilling yet fun-filled adventure!
Step on board the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen for an evening cruise down the Mississippi River. The sounds of a lively jazz band fill the air as you enjoy an authentic Creole buffet.
Located only 25 minutes from New Orleans in the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours take you through backcountry bayous teeming with abundant wildlife. Trained navigators escort you through murky Louisiana swamps where you will come face to face with the beauty and beasts of nature!