Local Area Attractions
Historic French Quarter
Take a two hour walk with a "Friends of the Cabildo" guide through one of the oldest communities in the United States, the historic Vieux Carre in New Orleans. Tours emphasize the history, architecture, and folklore of this fascinating city. No tours on state holidays. Please arrive 10 minutes before tour time. For more information please call 1-504-523-3939.
French Market and Bourbon Street
Music, shopping and dining. For more information please call 1-504-522-2621.
Nightlife and Dinner Jazz Cruises the Natchez Steam Boat
Historic with Good Food and Music
New Orleans Museum of Art
Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on Mondays and all legal holidays. On Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to Noon, Museum is open free to Louisiana residents with valid identification. Located in the museum is "The Courtyard Cafe" which is open 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday.
Shuttle to the French Quarter
Our Free Shuttle runs every day 9 and 5
(City buses run all day 'til 9)
Jean Lafitte National Historic Park
Ranger programs include walking tours at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tours are approximately 90 minutes and vary in distance. An afternoon program (may include slides, dramatic interpretation, films, or walks) is also available beginning at 3 p.m. for approximately 45 minutes.
Antiquing in Ponchatoula or Covington
This city includes 39 different attractions for the dedicated shopper.
Self-driving Tour of Historic River Road Plantations
Attractions include: Destrehan Plantation, San Francisco Plantation, Oak Alley Plantation, Tezcuco Plantation, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Nottoway Plantation and The Cabin Restaurant. Operating hours and tour times will vary.
National World War II Museum
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