AM - After breakfast this morningyou will tour the Cabildo & Presbytere, two of the museums that are part ofthe Louisiana State Museums collection of museums. This is a perfect prelude to a Walking Tour of the Vieux Carre (oldcity).
Lunch - For lunch you may want to try Deanie's Seafood, Hard Rock Café, House of Blues, K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen, or Oceana Restaurant, just to name a few. After lunch the group can tour the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, one of the top Aquariums in the United States,located on the banks of the Mississippi. Later, hop aboard the Riverfront Streetcar thatwill take you to the French Market & Flea Market wherethe kids can shop ‘til they drop before heading back to the hotel.
Evening - This evening you may want tohave a "Pizza Party" around the pool or go out to one of the many restaurants New Orleans has to offer. You may also want to take in some traditionalDixieland Jazz this evening at The Maison, Preservation Hall, aboarda Riverboat,or the Lil' Gem Saloon.
AM -This morning's breakfast will beat an open-air café where you can enjoy a traditional New Orleans treat! Café Au Lait (or Chocolate Milk!)and Beignets, a French Doughnut (without the hole!). After breakfast, board a flat boat and travel through the swamps and bayous where you will see wildlife such as Alligators,Egrets, Nutria, Water Snakes and more.
Lunch - Head back to New Orleans forlunch at Barcadia, a new restaurant and arcade in the downtown area,featuring gourmet burgers and larger than life games that can be enjoyed bypeople of all ages. After lunch, continue your "wildlife" day witha visit to the Audubon Insectarium, North America's largest museum devoted toinsects and their relatives.
Evening - Get ready to experience Dinnerand Dancing at a Mulate's Cajun Music Restaurant. Dancers will teach your group how to do the"Two Step" to a live Cajun Band and dine on Cajun and Creole specialties.
AM - After breakfast this morning, hopaboard the streetcar for a ride down Historic St. Charles Avenue to the Audubon Zoo, rated one of the top 5 zoo's in the country. The Audubon Zoo is the home of the rare whitetiger. Enjoy lunch right in the Zoo atone of their food outlets or nearby restaurants. The Zoo also features the new CoolZoo and Gator Run Lazy River water attractions, so don't forget yourswimsuit and towel!
This afternoon, take a tour of Mardi Gras World. Here you will seewhere Mardi Gras is made! Tour Carnivaldens where artists and sculptors build and design floats for the annualevent. You can even take a picture witha giant King Kong, try on costumes and view a video on the history of thisunique event. For groups you can arrangeprivate mask making, king cake tasting, or mini float building interactiveactivities.
Evening - Tonight before heading home,your group may want to take in some last minute shopping at the new Outlet Collection at Riverwalk (overlooking the Mississippi River) and enjoyan array of restaurants and unique shops.
Haunted History Tours
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
Dinner Jazz Cruises
Louisiana State Museums - Cabildo & Presbytere
Music Educational Workshops
National World War II Museum
Markets: Family Reunions, Student/Youth Groups, New domestic tour operators
Assistant: Renee Saussaye