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City break in New Orleans. Active leisure ideas for New Orleans - attractions, recreation and nightlife

St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans After historical destinations exploration new Orleans invites its guests to visit numerous entertaining establishments. There is a marvelous zoological garden named Audubon which has created excellent environment for all of its inhabitants. Animals live in spacious enclosures which are close to their natural habitats. The zoological garden is a perfect place for a visit even during the hottest days as its territory features comfortable rest areas and is shadowed by numerous large trees.
Each quarter of New Orleans is a piece of unique culture and focus of significant historical monuments and landmarks. One of the highest tourist interest districts of the city is still the … Open
The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is located near the zoological garden. The aquarium will be of great interest as for kids so for adults. The main inhabitants of the aquarium are small colorful fish of hundreds of kinds. The visitors will also have a chance to explore interesting collections of frogs, gigantic marine turtles and birds. Those tourists giving preference to open air leisure should visit the City Park.
A place of majestic beauty with plenty of trees, hiking routes and alleys will be a perfect destination as for serene leisure so for active entertainments. To explore the entire territory of the park one will need a whole day. The park stuns its guests with its scale and marvelous decoration. A park of a smaller scale but of the same beauty and majesty is the Audubon park. This will be a perfect place for hiking and cycling as well. Its visitors may enjoy beautiful statues, fountains and wild greenery of the park. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1. Touring enthusiasts should better cruise the city on foot as the most important spots of tourist interest are located in close vicinity to each other. Ladies should not wear high heels as … Open
Eco tourism fans and hiking enthusiasts will like the Jean Lafitte National Park as its territory is crossed with numerous touristic routes. Nature enthusiasts will also love an interesting collection of New Orleans Botanical Gardens. During an excursion tourists will observe exciting collections of roses, orchids, ferns and other exotic plants.
Church and General Lee New Orleans is known for a vast choice of night entertaining establishments as night clubs, dancing floors, bars which entertain their guests from dusk till dawn. The Rock n Bowl - Mid City Lanes center will be of great interest for bowling fans meanwhile jazz fans should set to the Preservation Hall bar. One of the most popular night entertaining establishments is still the Monaghan's Erin Rose pub serving excellent treats and meeting its guests with light music. The French Quarter is the best place in the city to hunt some original goods as this district hosts the most popular shopping centers, stores and boutiques.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in New Orleans and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around New Orleans
♥   State Park 'Bayou Segnette' , 9.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Fontainebleau State Park District I' , 42.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Fairview Riverside' , 50.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Tickfaw' , 72.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Grand Isle' , 78.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near New Orleans
♥   Amusement park 'Expo Center Park' , 2.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Carousel Gardens Amusement Park' New Orleans, 4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Six Flags New Orleans' New Orleans, 18.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Blue Bayou and Dixie Landin’' Baton Rouge, 100.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Celebration Station' Baton Rouge, 108.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around New Orleans
♥   Water park 'Barnacle Bill s Water Park and Mini Golf' Waveland, 78.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Blue Bayou' Baton Rouge, 100.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Gulf Islands Waterpark' Gulfport, 106.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Flint Creek Water Park' Wiggins, 137.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around New Orleans from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Mardi Gras

From the series “Most Enchanting and Vibrant Festivals”
Bourbon Street and the historic French Quarter are the heart of Mardi Gras festivities. You can fun and relax day and night here. During the festival you can see musical performances and art exhibitions in the streets of New Orleans. Street actors with a rich makeup and original costumes are the main feature of the holiday. Mardi Gras in New Orleans is a great street party focused on people with different interests and deprived of official events. … Read further

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

From the series “The Longest Bridges in the World”
The locals still remembered the necessity of the bridge building through the Pontchartrain lake in the end of the 19th century. At the development of the project of the first bridge worked Bernard de Mandeville - the founder of the city. He has proposed to build several artificial islands on the lake and then connect them to the bridges. The bridge construction was only 50 years later, 1948 started. Already in 1956 the two directions of the two-lane bridge were opened. The overall investment in the project amounted to more than 55 million US dollars. … Read further
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City break ideas for neighbours of New Orleans

Guide to your best city break in New Orleans - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in New Orleans - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in New Orleans?' disappears immediately.
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