Things To Do in New Orleans

Things To Do in New Orleans

Riding a streetcar in New Orleans

Whether you're a life-long local or you're only in town for a short time, there are plenty of things you should see in New Orleans. With our incredible culture of hospitality, cajun cuisine, jazz music, and spooky history, there are plenty of activities for everyone in the family!

Haunted Walking Tours of New Orleans

French Quarter Phantoms offers a variety of haunted walking tours throughout New Orleans! We're consistently voted as New Orleans' #1 tour operator, so you won't want to miss our incredible tours!

Museums in New Orleans

If you're fascinated by history and like to be hands on, then you'll probably enjoy some of these fantastic museums.

  • Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World
  • The National WWII Museum
  • New Orleans Pharmacy Museum
  • New Orleans Museum of Art
  • The Cabildo
  • Louisiana Children's Museum
  • Musee Conti Wax Museum

Parks in New Orleans

Want to spend a little time relaxing outdoors? We have some beautiful parks in New Orleans!

  • New Orleans City Park
  • Audobon Park
  • Louis Armstrong Park
  • Woldernberg Riverfront Park
  • Crescent Park
  • Latrobe Park
  • Washington Square Park
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

Historical Sites in New Orleans

Want to enjoy a piece of New Orleans history? Check out some of these historical sites!

  • Jackson Square
  • Preservation Hall
  • St. Louis Cathedral
  • Pontalba Buildings
  • Spanish Plaza
  • Hurricane Katrina Memorial
  • National Shrine of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos

Other Fun Things to Do in New Orleans

There are plenty of unique things to experience in New Orleans. Check out a few of these quintessential New Orleans ideas!

  • Ride the Streetcar
  • Visit Audobon Zoo
  • Visit Audobon Aquarium of the Americas
  • Visit the Audobon Insectarium
  • Ride the Steamboat Natchez (bonus: do the Jazz Dinner Cruise!)
  • Dine at any of New Orleans' amazing restaurants
  • Visit Frenchmen Street
  • Check out The Superdome
  • Attend one of our wonderful festivals