- 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
Located at the Coast Inn, Barnacle Bills Water Park & Mini Golf includes a 390-foot lazy river, a kiddie pool, winding water slides, and an 18-hole mini golf course. There are a limited number of cabanas available.
92% 197 votes
26389 Hwy 40, Folsom, LA 70437 MoreLess Info
Among the animals which found a home at the Global Wildlife Center, the visitor can see giraffes, antelopes, kangaroos, and zebras. A gift shop is found on the site.
93% 96 votes
3109 Southdown Mandalay Road, Houma, LA 70360 MoreLess Info
Explore Louisiana's famed swamps on a guided excursion courtesy of A Cajun Man's Swamp Cruise. All tours are led by experienced guides who are seasoned hovercraft pilots. Reservations are required.
A renowned training program, the James Academy of Gymnastics provides instruction for both cheerleaders and gymnasts. Additionally, the facility has open gym times and can be rented for private parties or group gatherings.
Part of Mrs. Heather's Farms, along with Mrs. Heather's Strawberry Patch, Mrs. Heather's Pumpkin Patch offers a variety of fun and educational outdoor activities for kids. Visitors can zip line, wander a corn maze, or get their faces painted.