Relocating to New Orleans? Check out Some Family Friendly Summer Activities

Most of the kids are out of school now and it’s time to start thinking about what you do to keep them busy before you hear the dreaded “I’m bored” whine coming out of their little mouths.  With so many fun things to do in the New Orleans area, there’s something on this list for everyone.

If you are new to town, it’s a great way to explore your new city, even with the kids in tow.

New Orleans Area Activities

Audubon Zoo, New Orleans LA Audubon Zoo

Aquarium of the Americas

IMAX Theatre


Louisiana Children’s Museum

Visit City Park – take a ride on the pedal boats, play in Storyland, ride the train and the carousel in the amusement park

Take horseback riding lessons in Audubon Park

Don’t worry about the weather – visit the Monkey Room indoor playground

Visit the National WWII Museum

West Bank Activities

Go fishing, hiking or canoeing in Bayou Segnette

Cool off in the Bayou Segnette Wave Pool

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Join a local swim club – check out Bellemeade Swim Club, Park Timbers Swim Club, Aurora Country Club or Terrytown Country Club (1785 Carol Sue)

Watch glass blowing artists at work

Day Trips

Blue Bayou Water Park – Baton Rouge

Weekend Trips

Visit the beaches along the Gulf Coast in Mississippi, Alabama and Florida

We welcome you to our city and wish you a fun-filled summer!

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