- TripBuzz found 67 things to do with kids in or near Gretna, Louisiana, including 57 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like New Orleans, Metairie, Kenner and Barataria.
- From Area 51 Laser Tag to Gretna Heritage Playground, the Gretna area offers 55 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Sports Facilities/Fields, Hiking Trails and Laser Tag.
- Beckoning history buffs from around the world, the city of Gretna offers an abundance of small town charm and a rich German heritage. Situated along the west banks of the Mississippi River, the city is home to many waterfront shops and dining options as well as water recreation. Other points of interest include walking tours of the cities architecture and nearby museums.
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945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 MoreLess Info
The spirit, courage, and sacrifice of the men and women who served during World War II are remembered and celebrated at The National WWII Museum. The institution itself features a wide range of exhibits covering the time period and several presentations as well as multimedia shows.
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1 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 MoreLess Info
Heavily damaged in 2008, the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas features a 132,000-gallon Caribbean reef exhibit built as a 30-foot long tunnel. The aquarium also has a Mississippi River gallery, a 400,000-gallon Gulf of Mexico exhibit, and an Amazon exhibit.
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214 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA 70130 MoreLess Info
With a variety of tours to offer, City Segway Tours New Orleans caters to the needs of the curious and the hasty alike. Customize the segway tour with more sightseeing or more historical narration as desired, or opt for private or Mardi Gras themed tours as desired.
Originally known as the New Orleans Arena, the Smoothie King Center is the home of the New Orleans Pelicans of the NBA. The multipurpose arena not only hosts sporting events, but also concerts and other live performances.
Jackson Square serves as the heart of the French Quarter and was originally called Place d'Armes. This famous landmark that faces the Mississippi River holds a variety of notable architecture including St. Louis Cathedral, the Lower and Upper Pontalba Apartments, and the Presbytere Louisiana State Museum.
The Louisiana Superdome is the home of the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. This site, which previously hosted several displaced locals during Hurricane Katrina, also hosts the Sugar Bowl, which is involved in the new College Football Playoff.
Known as one of the top party destinations in the United States, Bourbon Street features a variety of nightlife destinations for guests to visit. Visitors who want to take advantage of the site's open container laws can also visit a variety of shops throughout the day.
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Reverend Zombie's Voodoo Shop, New Orleans, LA 70125 MoreLess Info
Guests can experience the sordid history, spiritual background, and spooky hauntings of New Orleans and the Garden District with Haunted History Tours of New Orleans. Tours include vampire, ghost, cemetery, voodoo, and much more.