- Our list of the best things to do in New Orleans, Louisiana, features the top 89 nearby activities — including 40 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- New Orleans, LA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Sights & Landmarks, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 35 things to do within the city of New Orleans, LA , followed by 54 popular activities in nearby cities, including Metairie, Gretna, Kenner, Barataria, Marrero, Westwego, Lafitte, Jefferson, River Ridge and Slidell
Soulful Chef Cooking Show with Dreux Antoine Baton Rouge MoreLess Info
New Orleans native musician and restaurateur gives comfort food cooking demos and shares stories from his dual careers
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634 Elysian Fields, New Orleans, LA 70117 MoreLess Info
Visitors can spend an afternoon exploring the unique architecture of New Orleans with Confederacy of Cruisers Bike Tours. The tour leads visitors by bike to historic and cultural neighborhoods like old Faubourgs, the French Quarter, and other districts.
A bicycle tour company that leads informative and entertaining riding tours of New Orleans, Big Easy Bike Tours delivers bikes to visitorsâ€™ hotels and includes baskets and bottles of water. The tours take visitors to many local landmarks.
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.
As a sight-seeing tour, Free Tours by Foot takes visitors to the major historical sites of the city, including the French Quarter and the St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. While on the tour, visitors will learn about the legendary figures of the city, from voodoo practitioners to jazz musicians.
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.
One of the most identifiable buildings in New Orleans is St. Louis Cathedral. Extensive landscaped gardens embrace the stunning cathedral with its trademark steeples, and the interior is lavishly decorated.
With 1300 acres, and 11 miles of lagoons, New Orleans City Park is one of the largest city parks in the US. Notable attractions and activities include a botanical garden, amusement park., art museum and sculpture garden, miniature golf and an antique carousel.
With tours and a rich history of passion and experimentation, Old New Orleans Rum Distillery is home to master distillers and quality spirits. Private parties and events can be held on reservation with food, music, dancing and unlimited cocktails!
Led by trained and experienced guides steeped in New Orleans history and lore, Historic New Orleans Walking Tours offers a variety of New Orleans experiences. Available tours include a literary tour, a cemetery tour, a music tour, and others.
Royal Street is one of the oldest streets in the city of New Orleans with plenty of well-preserved buildings and stunning flowers seeming to grow around the architecture itself. Lively street performers make this section of the city part of their daily routines as well.