Activities and Attractions in New Orleans, Louisiana

If you are planning a trip for some fun, entertainment enjoyment, relaxation and refreshment, do not forget to add New Orleans to your list. The city has lot many things in store to amuse everyone. If you prepare a bucket list for the things to be done, even a week's time would fall short. Tourists will be amazed by the Bourbon Street or a signature Hurricane, while oaks of Audubon Park and City Park can never fail to please them. One can find music everywhere from Royal Street to Frenchmen Street. So when you arrive here, make sure to leave your stress on the airport and feel the magic of music that will make you spellbound.

Activities and Attractions in New Orleans, Louisiana | New Orleans city
New Orleans city


Go through following details to have a glimpse of attractions you will see there:

1. Magazine Street:

It runs from Canal road to Audubon Park and is a 6 mile lengthy shopper's paradise. This street offers trendy boutiques, restaurants and galleries. It connects local operators and famous New Orleans. Stores to explore include the handmade tiles of Derby Pottery and water-meter clocks of the Crescent City, local sense and fashion of Hemline, graphic T shirts from Dirty Coast and Louisiana-inspired jewelry.

Activities and Attractions in New Orleans, Louisiana | Magazine Street in Orleans city
Magazine Street in Orleans city

Activities and Attractions in New Orleans, Louisiana | Shopping in Magazine Street
Shopping in Magazine Street

Activities and Attractions in New Orleans, Louisiana | White Lady with Umbrella
White Lady with Umbrella

2. New Orleans Streetcars:

It is the most economic mode of transport in the Cresent City. The best tour is of only $1.25 in New Orleans. Travelling through the middle of Royal streets to St. Charles or St. Canal, the streetcar is an efficient mode of transport. The streetcar proves to be of historical significance of the city. It is the oldest operating street system in the world.

Activities and Attractions in New Orleans, Louisiana | A stunning New Orleans Streetcars
A stunning New Orleans Streetcar

Activities and Attractions in New Orleans, Louisiana | New Orleans Streetcar
New Orleans Streetcars

3. City Park:

The New Orleans City Park, stretched over 1300-acre, from Bayou St. John to Lake Pontchartrain, is said to be Orleans Parish's green jewel coz it is that green space which is even 50% larger than New York's Central Park. Its 600 years old live oaks drowned in the Hurricane Katrina. It includes walking paths, biking lawns, concert areas and other attractions such as Story Land and Carousel Gardens Amusement Park. One can also enjoy the picnic lunch by lagoon while their children can play on the play scape. The outdoor games such as golf, tennis, horse and bike riding also please the tourists. One must also visit the New Orleans Museum of Art to enhance the beauty of its ancient sculptures.

Activities and Attractions in New Orleans, Louisiana | city park Train
city park Train

Activities and Attractions in New Orleans, Louisiana | babbs kid carousel in city park
babbs kid carousel in city park

4. Audubon Zoo:

It is located in Uptown New Orleans and is an awesome place for family visit. It provides shelter to around 2000 animals. For visitors, it is open whole year from Tuesday to Sunday and all seven days during summer. To learn the eating habits of Komodo Dragon in tempting sun can make you hot, so the zoo also provides a "Cool Zoo" feature, which has a little water part having alligator slides. 'Dinosaur Adventure' provides giant animated replicas of Prehistoric's Patrolling scene. This zoo is adjacent to 'The Fly'.

Activities and Attractions in New Orleans, Louisiana | Audubon Zoo
Audubon Zoo

Activities and Attractions in New Orleans, Louisiana | Wild Cats in Audubon Zoo
Wild Cats in Audubon Zoo

5. Jackson Square:

The French Quarter's heart and soul boasts a statue of Andrew Jackson in its center and assembles the collection of artists. There are three architectural glories of 18th century on the Square's crown, Cabildo, the Louisiana Purchase was signed in this city hall, St. Louis Cathedral; and the Presbytère.

Activities and Attractions in New Orleans, Louisiana | Jackson Square at night
Jackson Square at night

Activities and Attractions in New Orleans, Louisiana | Jackson Square
Jackson Square

6. Mercedez-Benz Superdome:

It tends to be the highlight of New Orleans skyline having intriguing design to make you spellbound. Having seats of around 70000, this Superdome was nominated to host the upcoming Superbowl XLVII. All the largest music concerts, festivals are held by Superdome itself.

Activities and Attractions in New Orleans, Louisiana | Benz Superdome
Benz Superdome

Activities and Attractions in New Orleans, Louisiana | Mercedez-Benz Superdome
Mercedez-Benz Superdome


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