New Orleans Attractions
New Orleans Theme Parks
Alphabetical Listings ~ 43 ~
Audubon Insectarium - New Orleans - Audubon Insectarium will be the largest free-standing museum in the United States devoted to the 900,000+ known species of insects and their relatives.
Audubon Nature Institute - New Orleans - Site features all the Audubon tourist attractions. The goal is to foster appreciation and conservation of ecosystems, which are showcased in several museums and parks dedicated to nature. Audubon Institute 6500 Magazine Street New Orleans, LA 70118.
Audubon Zoo - New Orleans - Over 50 acres of lush tropical vegetation, waterfalls, and century-old oak trees. Over 1,500 animals (including many endangered species). Gates open at 9:30 every day. Website has directions, zoo gifts, and related links.
Aquarium of the Americas - New Orleans - With more than a million gallons of water and more than 15,000 animals, it is ranked one of the top five in the nation. It has many creatures native to Louisiana waters, from rare paddlefish and swamp-dwelling alligators, to Gulf sea turtles that are among the world's most critically endangered animals. Opens 9:30 a.m. and is located at the foot of Canal Street at the river.
Backstreet Cultural Museum - New Orleans - The Museum's mission is to present and preserve the unique cultural traditions of New Orleans' African American society, including Mardi Gras Indians, Jazz funerals and Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs. Through its programs and exhibitions of artifacts, memorabilia, photos and videos, the Museum endeavors to protect these treasures of the community.
Barataria Preserve - Marrero - The Barataria Preserve outside Marrero offers a taste of Louisiana's wild wetlands. The preserve's 23,000 acres include bayous, swamps, marshes, forests, alligators, nutrias, and over 300 species of birds. Boardwalk and dirt trails wind through the preserve; check out the trail map, enjoy a self-guided tour, or explore with a cell phone tour. Waterways can be explored by canoe or kayak; hikers and paddlers can check out the preserve map here.
Bayou Attraction, City Tours, Dining and More - New Orleans - Enjoy all the recreational activities that New Orleans provides. Whether you're interested in dinner and lunch cruises, museums or historical tours, we're sure to have the tickets you're looking for. You can discover the culture of New Orleans and Louisiana here with us.
Blue Bayou Water Park - Baton Rouge - has spectacular water slides, a huge wave pool, relaxing raft rides and our newest attraction, "Pirates Cove".
Boomtown Casino New Orleans - New Orleans - Come to our exciting casino that's open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Have fun, meet friends, enjoy great food and see the best in free live entertainment at this New Orleans tourist attraction.
Canal Street / Algiers Ferry - New Orleans - Algiers - Friends of the Ferry is a grass roots org. created in response to the LA DOTD's decree that the ferry would no longer run until midnight. That management has "retired" & we have back our midnight ferry. Our vision is to work toward the implementation of high-speed passenger ferries with multiple stops along the river. A very unusual New Orleans Tourist attraction.
Chalmette Battle Field - Chalmette - Learn about the War of 1812 from visitor center film and exhibits. Kids can earn a badge with the Junior Ranger program. The center's bookstore has books, period music, reproductions of items from the period, and children's books. Admission is free.
Cypress Black Bayou Zoo - Bossier City - Our zoo is growing all the time! Come see all the new animals we've got! Click on link for zoo to see information.
Global Wildlife Center - Folsom - Safari tours, newsletter, wildlife photos, driving instructions, membership info, calendar of events, Global on line store and contact page.
Harrah's New Orleans - New Orleans - Try your luck at this New Orleans tourist attraction, a land-based casino, gambling, and entertainment facility located at foot of Canal Street.
Historic New Orleans Collection - New Orleans - The Collection operates a museum, which includes the Williams Gallery for changing exhibitions and the Louisiana History Galleries, the Williams Residence & a museum shop. The Collection's holdings comprise some 35,000 library items, documents & manuscripts & approximately 350,000 photographs, prints, drawings, paintings etc.