Top 5 Things To Do In NOLA
1- The National WWII Museum
Explore a different side of New Orleans and get transported back to World War II. This museum is ranked as the second best in the world, located in the Warehouse/Central Business District of New Orleans. The space includes exhibits that tell a tale about the Homefront and those of men away at war. Discover the history behind the war and its influence on the present. The museum offers guided tours by their knowledgeable staff along with the chance to ride in a restored PT-Boat.
2- New Orleans Ghost, Voodoo and Vampire Tour
Take a guided group tour at night in the French Quarter to hear some gruesome and chilling stories. Visit the home of rumored vampire, Jacques St. Germaine at the Madame LaLaurie’s Creole Mansion. Hear suspenseful stories about the history of the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum and the potions they sold. This walking tour covers about five blocks and the tour guides know all the shortcuts to getting around on a spooky night.
3- Whitney Plantation Tour
Visit the Whitney Plantation where at one point was home to many slaves. This tour is different from others as it is the only one that focuses on the history of the people who worked in the fields. Listen to narratives and view exhibits from those who once bond to this land. The plantation dates back over 260 years and is considered to be one of the best preserved.
4- Visit the French Quarter
The best neighborhood to experience the culture of New Orleans is the French Quarter. Referred to as the heart and soul of NOLA, this is the oldest section of the city. Make sure to check out the infamous Bourbon Street with its lively nightlife and delicious cuisine. Enjoy a night out or consider one of the many walking tours during the day. There is something for everyone!
5- Take a ride on a swamp tour!
Looking for something out of the ordinary? Ride through the Louisiana Bayou on an Airboat. Keep your eyes peeled for boars, alligators, eagles and other native animals of the swamp. A fun experience for the entire family. Tours are led by swamp guide experts that give lots of information on the history of the Bayou and New Orleans.