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New Orleans Attractions
Take a bike ride along the Mississippi River, feed an alligator or stroll through time as you take in the stories behind one of our many historical attractions. New Orleans has so much to offer and caters to every traveler. So whether you're a sports fan, history buff, outdoor adventurer, aspiring chef or music lover, there's an attraction in New Orleans to suit your every need. Whether your goal is to wander sprawling antebellum plantations or taste-test every classic cocktail, there's a tour to suit your style. History lovers can explore iconic battlegrounds, the city's European origins, and historic jazz landmarks while hearing stories and lore from professional historians.

Looking to delve into the world of the supernatural or the occult? Take a nighttime tour of a cavernous haunted mansion, or learn about voodoo practices as you walk through maze-like cemeteries. We even have thrilling excursions for adventurers in the untamed Louisiana bayou. Sit back and relax in a mule-drawn carriage, hop on a paddlewheel riverboat or set out on foot - there's a lot to discover.

The city offers a host of educational and family-oriented activities as well. The Audubon Zoo is consistently ranked among the top five in America and provides a natural setting for more than 1,000 animals. The Aquarium of the Americas boasts a constantly-changing display of exotic fish. Another part of the Audubon Nature Institute, The Audubon Insectarium, is home to more than 900,000 species of insects.

For the history buffs, the National World War II Museum features a collection of artifacts and archives on World War II. The newly expanded museum also features the 4-d cinematic experience “Beyond All Boundaries,” a Stage Door Canteen with live music and a brand new John Besh restaurant, The American Sector. Don’t forget to save time to try your luck at Harrah’s Casino. Also not to be missed is a trip to Mardi Gras World where you can take a behind-the-scenes look at the magic of Mardi Gras – you’ll want to make sure you have your camera for this one! Or simply just set out on foot in our city which is consistently described as one of America’s most walkable cities, New Orleans continues to offer a little something for everyone.