Greater New Orleans Region
Louisiana Attractions for the Greater New Orleans Region
Free New Orleans Tours - Free Tours by foot is proud to present the only Free, tip-based New Orleans walking tours. These tours will take you through the French Quarter to the Garden District to the areas ravaged by Hurricane Katrina. Their offerings include food and ghost tours. They're tours are so hip, they know you'll tip. Their tours are one of the best free things to do in the Big Easy.
Rosetree Glass Studio - Come see glassblowers at work, and take a look around the real, live gallery.
Audubon Aquarium Of The Americas - Discover the creatures of North and South America — underwater! Enter the Caribbean Reef through the Aquarium’s 30-foot-long aquatic tunnel where you’ll lurk with creatures of all shapes and sizes, surrounded by 132,000 gallons of water.
Beauregard Key House - One of New Orleans' best known historic homes. The Beauregard-Keyes House, built in 1826 for wealthy auctioneer Joseph LeCarpentier, is a fine example of a raised center hall house.
Historic New Orleans Collection - This must see collections of museums and other sites of interest museum helps you discover Louisiana's history and culture through exhibitions and guided tours.
Insta-Gator Ranch - Experience the life of Louisiana's most ancient residents - Alligators! See them in crystal clear water in the climate controlled environment of a working alligator farm, home to more than 2,000 gators.
Mahalia Jackson Theater - A Performing arts Theater with Live Broadway Shows as well as other live entertainment, striving to bring the finest arts & entertainment events to the Mahalia Jackson Theater.
New Orleans Botanical Garden-City Park - The fifth largest urban park in the nation, encompassing 1,500 acres. Approximately 14 million visitors come through the Park each year to enjoy its magnificent oak trees, picturesque statues and fountains, sports and recreational facilities, and historic buildings.
New Orleans Museum of Art - This museum is one of the South's premier museums and it features a wonderful permanent collection and Faberage Gallery.
Slidell Little Theatre - Where the magic comes to life! Come and enjoy live theater with us. Six plays presented seasonally, see what is playing now.
The Howlin Wolf - A long history as one of New Orleans' finest locally owned and operated venues. Host of many different events and entertainment.
Abita Mystery House & UCM Museum - This roadside attraction features a vintage service station, a 90yr old Louisiana Creole cottage, an exhibition hall of memorabilia, and the much photographed House of Shards. You'll see incredible handmade animated scenes of Southern life by Louisiana inventor/artist, John Preble.
Audubon Zoo - A worldwide safari awaits visitors to Audubon Zoological Gardens, where adventures take shape in such realistic environments as the Asian Domain, the African Savanna, the Australian Outback and the Louisiana Swamp.
Cajun Critters Swamp Tours - Discover the hidden beauty of the bayou on a 2 hour narrated trip. See alligators and lots of wildlife!
House of Broel's Victorian Mansion, Dollhouse Museum - Here, one can view not only the fabulous antiques that Ms. Broel has collected over the years (including a desk made for the Duke of Dresden, a piece of fabric from Egypt that is over 2000 years old, and a chandelier with hand-blown grapes cascading from its arms), but also view the dollhouse collection that has taken Ms. Broel over 16 years to assemble.
Adventure Quest - Every visit is an adventure! The facility features a 6,000 sq ft multi-level laser tag arena set in a Mayan ruins theme, as well as a 9-hole cosmic mini-golf course, and bumper cars. Don't forget to spend some time in the arcade!
Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World - New Orleans' showcase of carnival, with thousands of sensational sculptured props and breath-taking giant figures on display all year-round.
Musee Conti Wax Museum - The wax museum tells the fascinating story of New Orleans! Meet a legend face to face and experience more than 300 years of History, Legend and Scandal with the 154 life-size figures displayed in historically accurate settings.
Rivertown Museums - A sixteen-block historic district, providing family entertainment and an educational experience for tourists, business and convention visitors, as well as locals.
Louisiana Superdome - The versatility of the Superdome allows the venue to provide a wide variety of exciting events. Events include professional and college football games, festivals, concerts, and more. Home of the New Orleans Saints.
Global Wildlife Center - Get ready for a wild adventure at the largest totally free-roaming wildlife preserve in the country! The Global Wildlife Center in Folsom is home to over 3,000 exotic, endangered, and threatened animals from all over the world.