Audubon Nature Institute Named in Poll of the Best Things To Do in New Orleans

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The Audubon Nature Institute was included in listings of the best things to do in New Orleans 2013 published by Gambit weekly.

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Audubon Nature Institute has won several Best of New Orleans titles in a reader survey conducted by the publication Gambit weekly.

Audubon Nature Institute has won several Best of New Orleans titles in a reader survey conducted by the publication Gambit weekly. The annual poll, which highlights some of the best things to do in New Orleans for locals and visitors alike, awarded titles to four Audubon Nature Institute attractions under the category of Local Life.

Audubon Park Golf Course was voted the best golf course in New Orleans. The 18-hole, par 62 course features a mix of lush Louisiana greenery (such as hundred year-old oak trees) and modern landscaping, including contoured Bermuda fairways and manicured TifEagle greens.

The best local charity event title went to Zoo-To-Do, which is held in the beginning of May every year. The event, which benefits Audubon Zoo, features live entertainment as well as cocktails and food from more than 70 New Orleans restaurants.

Audubon Tea Room, located in Audubon Park, was voted second best place to hold a wedding reception in New Orleans. Wedding planners love Audubon’s Tea Room for its opulent decorations, romantic Tea Room Garden, and gleaming wood floors, which are perfect for a long night of dancing.

Audubon Tennis Center was voted as the third best place to play tennis in New Orleans. The center, located in Audubon Park, features ten courts with high quality clay surfaces. For those interested in learning more about the sport, the center offers individual and group lessons, as well as training clinics with USTPR/USTPA certified professionals.

Audubon Zoo is located at 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans, Louisiana 70118. Visitors can find more information on Audubon’s website at http://www.auduboninstitute.org, or by calling (504) 861-2537. The full listings of the Best Of New Orleans 2013 poll can be viewed at the Gambit website at http://www.bestofneworleans.com.

About Audubon Nature Institute    

Audubon Nature Institute operates a family of ten museums and parks in New Orleans dedicated to nature and wildlife conservation. The Institute serves visitors, the greater New Orleans community, and the world by entertaining families and educating the next generation of wildlife defenders. Through facilities such as the Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, the Institute strives to create a brighter and more sustainable future for humans and animals alike.

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