Audubon Aquarium

1 Canal Steet

Located along the Mississippi River, next to the French Quarter, the Audubon Aquarium brings the underwater world alive with sea life from around the world.Visit for tickets and information.

Audubon Zoo

6500 Magazine Street

The Louisiana ecosystem is on top display at Audubon Zoo, one of the top rated zoos in the nation, located in historic Uptown.
While there, visit Cool Zoo, New Orleans’ water park, and beat the heat. Open Thursdays through Mondays. Visit for tickets and information.

City Park

1 Palm Drive

With 1300 acres, there is much to see and do in New Orleans’ City Park. Whether you drive through to view majestic oak trees covered in Spanish Moss or stop at Café Du Monde for beignets, this park is a must-see for family fun. Visit for more information.

Louisiana Children’s Museum

15 Henry Thomas Drive

This interactive museum for children features fun science, math, nature and art activities that all can enjoy. Visit for hours of operation and ticket information.

Storyland at City Park

5 Victory Avenue

Storybook (in City Park) sculptures will delight the children in this playground where children can run and play. Visit for information.

City Put at City Park

33 Dreyfous Drive

Miniature golf fun for all on courses highlighting Louisiana’s unique culture and cities as well as historic streets and sites of New Orleans at every hole. For information, visit

Chalmette Battlefield National Park

1 Battlefield Rd, Chalmette, La.

Visit nearby Chalmette Battlefield, the site of the Battle of New Orleans that stopped advancing British forces in the last battle of the War of 1812. Visit

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

400 Esplanade Avenue

At the free visitor center, 419 Decatur St., the history and legacy of jazz is celebrated. Educational concerts are held at the nearby New Orleans Jazz Museum. For information and hours, visit

Ride the St. Charles Streetcar

Travel down St. Charles Avenue, one of New Orleans’ most famous streets, on the mahogany benches of New Orleans’ Green Line streetcar. The six mile trek includes breathtaking views of mansions, antebellum homes, Audubon park and the scenic campuses of Loyola and Tulane Universities. Park along St. Charles Avenue and hop on at any stop to ride past Loyola and Tulane Universities and beautiful Audubon Park. To learn more, visit and click on the Streetcar icon. $1.25 to board or get a $3 Jazzy pass to ride all day. Visit for purchase.

Created by New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary & Leavell College