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Activities for Two

New Orleans is full of life, so why not get out of that rut of dinner and movie and pump some of that life into your relationship. We've come up with some wonderful ideas that will take your date night, Valentine's Day or simple romantic night without the kids to the next level.

  • Take a Carriage Ride - Find the carriages at Jackson Square and experience the city the original way.
  • Picnic in New Orleans City Park - From swans to botanical gardens to the world's largest collection of mature oak trees, you'll enjoy all nature has to offer. The park is also home to the New Orleans Museum of Art and a beautiful sculpture garden.
  • Stroll through the French Quarter - Simple yet anything but, step back in time and take in enchanting architecture, visit eclectic shops and meet friendly folk.
  • Steamboat Natchez - Enjoy a romantic dinner for two on the last authentic Steamboat cruise on the Mississippi.
  • Caricature drawing by an artist on Jackson Square - What better way to capture the smile of the one you love than through the talents of a Jackson Square artist!
  • St. Charles Ave Streetcar ride - Nestle into polished wooden seats with your sweetie and admire the sights on New Orleans most famous avenue.
  • Tour the Garden District - Tour beautiful mansions, and relive the elegance of a simpler time in New Orleans.
  • Jackson Square - View the work of local artisans, visit St. Louis Cathedral and make a wish in the park's famous fountain.
  • Peruse art galleries on Julia Street - Discover authentic Louisiana art, both modern and historic in New Orleans arts district.
  • Take a cooking class - The best way to someone's heart? Their stomach! Learn how to cook like a local with a New Orleans-style cooking class.
  • Experience sunrise at the river - Nothing is more romantic than the reflecting colors of a New Orleans sunrise on the Mississippi after an unforgettable night in the French Quarter. Get an order of beignets to-go from Café du Monde and head to the water.