If you are considering a visit to New Orleans, you should prepare ahead of time because there is so much to see and experience that it’s easy to miss out on some of the greatest attractions. New Orleans is a city that is rich in culture, music, art, and food. It has also has a thriving night life that can keep tourists entertained until they’re ready to hit the sheets. There are plenty of interesting sights to see in New Orleans, whether you’re alone or you bring the kids along for the trip. Here are a couple of the best spots to stop and smell the roses during your vacation.
If you have brought the kids along for the trip, then the Louisiana Children’s Museum promises to provide hours of fun, entertainment, and education. You’ll find this near downtown New Orleans and very close to the French Quarter. There are plenty of unique and unforgettable exhibits at the museum. Most of the exhibits are interactive and allow for some hands-on fun with history.
You could also visit the Louisiana State Museum in the French Quarter by visiting the famous “1850 home”. This is a precise replica of an authentic 1850’s home. There are official guided tours available to adults and children. Look for the 1850’s home on Jackson Square in the French Quarter.
While you’re visiting museums, you might as well take the kids along to the Audubon Zoo, which is one of the number 1 ranked zoos in the entire country. The animals here are found all around the globe in exotic locations. Their habitats have been carefully designed to replicate their original environment and it is all very fun to look at. Of course, they also have some animals from deep in the Louisiana swamps. Plenty of fun for everyone.