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NEW ORLEANS Tourist Attractions

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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.

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 Attractions, 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.

Crescent City Cooks - New Orleans - Crescent City Cooks, established in October 2009, is a New Orleans-style cooking school seeking to expand and to improve its services through a newly opened location in the French Quarter.

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.

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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.

Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery - Covington - Alligators by the hundreds year round. Hold 'em, feed 'em and hatch 'em. Learn about the amazing alligator and one of the most successful programs of protection in the world. See a Virtual Tour Movie @

Jackson Square - New Orleans - Today visitors and local residents alike enjoy walking and sitting in the mall, to watch the artists, or just enjoy good weather with a drink or some ice cream in Jackson Square. A unique area to visit and capture a big slice of New Orleans culture. New Orleans most recognized tourist attraction.

Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve - Lafitte - Discover the treasures of south Louisiana at the six New Orleans area attractions of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve: Acadian Cultural Center - Lafayette; Prairie Acadian Cultural Center - Eunice; Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center - Thibodaux; Barataria Preserve - Marrero; Chalmette Battlefield and National Cemetery - Chalmette; and the French Quarter Visitor Center - New Orleans.

Kenner Rivertown Attractions - Kenner - Located along the shores of the mighty Mississippi River, just minutes from downtown New Orleans, Kenner's Rivertown offers a host of cultural and family attractions, including the Kenner Planetarium and Megadome Cinema, Rivertown Space Science Complex, the Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, the Castle Theater, and LaSalle's Landing.

Klibert Gator Tours - Hammond, Louisiana - Our hour long one-of-a-kind walking tour takes you on a guided path through the world's first and largest Alligator farm! We make each trip personal, from the person to person guided tour to giving you the opportunity to meet and hang out with T-Mike and Mike Kliebert (in person) from History Channel's original swamp people season one!

Longue Vue House and Gardens - New Orleans - Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. City estate. Original furnishings. Eight acres of gardens.

Louisiana State Museum ~ Collections - Discover the many ‘Collections’ of the Louisiana State Museum.

New Orleans Cooking School - New Orleans - Welcome to the New Orleans Cooking School. Our cooking school offers small luxury half-day classes, series classes and two weekend getaway cooking vacations. Our classes celebrate traditional Creole and Cajun recipes and are taught by exceptional chefs. A tasty New Orleans attraction.

New Orleans Fair Grounds - New Orleans - Second oldest race track in the USA. Site of Jazz Fest. New Orleans Fair Grounds gift shop for your horse racing apparel. You can bet this is one of the better New Orleans gambling attractions.

New Orleans Jazz Collection of the Louisiana State Museum - New Orleans - 1000 Esplanade Avenue The Old Mint Building, New Orleans - (The New Orleans Jazz Club Collections of the Louisiana State Museum) We can all thank The New Orleans Jazz Club members for making their dream of a New Orleans Jazz Museum come true and one of the best New Orleans Jazz Attractions. This museum now houses the world's largest collection of instruments owned and played by important figures in jazz, over 10,000 photographs, close to 10,000 recordings in virtually every format, several hundred rolls of film, sheet music, posters, plus much more.

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New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park - New Orleans - Experience Jazz Music Where it all Began. Only in New Orleans could there be a National Park for jazz! Drop by our French Market visitor center to inquire about musical events around town. In the mood for a world class musical experience? Attend a jazz concert or ranger performance at the new state of the art performance venue in the Old U.S. Mint.

New Orleans Musical Legends Park - New Orleans - New Musical Legends Foundations, Inc. has a mission to develop and maintain the New Orleans Musical Legends Park that proudly displays the rich cultural and musical heritage of New Orleans, educates and stimulates pride in the citizens of the Greater New Orleans area and the State of Louisiana, provides an educational venue for students in three New Orleans public schools, energizes economic development and tourism at a major entrance into the French Quarter, and revives the first four blocks of the Canal/Bourbon corridor.

New Orleans Streetcar (RTA) - New Orleans - The Regional Transit Authority runs the streetcar lines in the city of New Orleans. Find routes, costs, and much more. One of the cheapest and most memorable New Orleans attractions. The oldest component of the RTA is the St. Charles streetcar line. It began in 1835 as a passenger railway between New Orleans and a suburb called Carrollton, which has since been absorbed into the city. The St. Charles line was one of the first passenger railroads in the country, and it remains the oldest continuously operating street railway in the world.

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Old New Orleans Rum Distillery Tour - New Orleans - Our tours offer a intimate and detailed look at the distillation process from beginning to end. All of our tours conclude with a visit to our tasting room. Become a connoisseur as you experience the subtle flavors of our distinctive rums. Cheers! to this New Orleans attraction.

Preservation Hall - New Orleans - The Preservation Hall is a musical venue in the French Quarter founded in 1961 to protect and honor New Orleans Jazz. You will hear the authentic sounds of New Orleans Jazz in its original historical setting. A must do for any new comer to New Orleans. Check out the Hall or check out the band. One of the oldest New Orleans Tourist Attractions.

Saints Hall of Fame - Kenner - You want to be in this number! Come relive the great moments and continuing glory of the New Orleans Saints by viewing team memorabilia, photographs, and videos. Visit the locker room, a tailgate party, and experience highlights of an NFL game.

Save Our Cemeteries - New Orleans - Save Our Cemeteries, Inc., founded in 1974, is dedicated to the preservation and restoration of the historic cemeteries of Louisiana, and to fostering a public appreciation for the architectural and cultural value of these cemeteries.

St. Charles Parish Library Planetarium - Luling - FREE Planetarium Shows Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday. 20 minutes west of New Orleans on US90. All digital shows with over 110,000 stars. 105 Lakewood Dr., Luling. Call for more information.

St. Louis Cathedral - New Orleans - Few cities in the world are so identified by a building as is New Orleans. The city is instantly recognized by our cathedral and its position overlooking Jackson Square. The Cathedral-Basilica of St. Louis King of France is the oldest Catholic cathedral in continual use in the United States.

Tiki Tubing - Denham Springs - The 4 hr float trip starts with a short bus ride up the river where you and your cooler will meet up with your tube on the beach entry point and you will float back to the Tiki Tubing beach where your car is.

Treasure Chest Casino - Kenner - A sure bet for a good time, this tourist attraction's website includes gaming information, nearby restaurants, convention information, and more.

Voodoo Museum - New Orleans - The New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum is believed to be the only museum in the world dedicated to Voodoo and a most unusual New Orleans attraction. The primary purpose of this museum is to represent the traditional practices of the Voodoo religion in New Orleans. The New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum brings together ancient and modern day Voodoo practices.

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