Tourists can take advantage of cultural and educational experiences that can make New Orleans a fun destination for young families.
New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) December 31, 2011
New Orleans may be known for its adult themed entertainment, but lately the city has been transforming into a family friendly destination. Tourists can take advantage of cultural and educational experiences that can make New Orleans a fun destination for young families. Here is a list of some great kid friendly things to do in New Orleans.
5. Creole Queen
The Creole Queen offers a nightly cruise with live jazz entertainment and a buffet. The paddlewheel steamboat is one of the few left in existence. The kids will enjoy the experienc, history, and let’s not forget the food!
4. Ghost Tours
New Orleans is known for its haunted history. Take a tour with one of several tour companies in the city and learn about the spiritual history of New Orleans. Don’t worry parents; the tours cannot go into buildings because of a local ordinance, so kids will not be deal with unexpected visitors jumping out behind doors!
3. Audubon Institute
The Audubon institute offers a zoo, aquarium, IMAX, and insectarium all within close proximity. Each of these parks are well kept and offer an excellent way to spend the day with the family. Visitors may purchase the combo that includes all the parks for one price.
Take a tour to the backwoods of New Orleans and get a taste of what “Bayou Living” is like. Bayou and swamp tours are educational and fun. Kids will get an up close and personal view of alligators, turtles, birds and more.
1. Jackson Square
Jackson Square always offers fun and exciting acts from professional street musicians, magicians, dancers and more. On any given day, expect to see a few different shows. Bring a few dollars to leave a tip and enjoy the local entertainment.
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