63+ Fun Things to do in  New Orleans with Kids 

New Orleans City Park

A fun way to spend the day is by starting with a Beignet breakfast inside the park, using one of the outdoor spaces to run off any excess energy, and spending the afternoon in one of the museums once the afternoon heat settles in.

Audubon Zoo

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Audubon Zoo is Ranked amongst America’s top-rated zoos. It is a sanctuary for over 2,000 creatures from diverse corners of the Earth. Elephants, giraffes, and majestic tigers await the wide-eyed gazes of your young ones. The Audubon Zoo also has a small water park and a playground during the summer, so your kids can cool off and burn off some energy.

Jean Lafitte National Historical Park

If you want to rent a car for the day, take a short road trip to Jeane Lafite National Historical Park and do some hiking. Kids can explore the Swamp and may even see an Alligator or Two.

New Orleans City Park

The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas invites families into an educational experience. It’s the perfect thing to do in New Orleans with Kids. The touch pool offers a tactile marine experience, while daily feedings and the immersive 4D theatre amplify the experience.

Ride the Streetcar

All aboard the New Orleans streetcar – a charming trip down memory lane! The iconic St. Charles line isn’t just a means of transport; it’s a journey through History, whisking you through some of the city’s most picturesque neighborhoods.

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National WWII Museum

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National WWII Museum If you have a history buff interested in World War II, bring them to this museum!  If you want to teach your Kid about this time in History, visiting the museum in New Orleans is the perfect option.

Get a snowball!

The sweetest cooldown! The whole family will absolutely adore the flavored snowballs at Hansen’s, an authentic New Orleans treat. Hansen’s is the oldest continually operating snowball stand in New Orleans!

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