New Orleans June 08, 2018
7 Ridiculously Fun Adventures Around New Orleans That Will Make Your Summer Complete
Now that the kids are out of school and the summer has begun, it’s time to get outside and go on an adventure. Next time you have a weekend to spare, consider taking on one of these ridiculously fun adventures in and around New Orleans. Get outside and explore this beautiful city!
1. Visit an alligator farm.
Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery is a working alligator ranch that’s great family fun. The ranch is home to more than 2,000 alligators, and kids and adults of all ages will love getting to hold an alligator.
74645 Allen Rd., Covington, LA 70435.
2. Enjoy a Jazz dinner cruise.
The Steamboat Natchez Dinner Jazz Cruise runs daily and is a wonderfully unique way to spend an evening. Enjoy breathtaking views of the city, live jazz music, and a delicious buffet-style casual dining experience.
Toulouse St. Wharf, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130.
3. Embark on a kayak swamp tour.
Cruise through the swamps at your own speed by taking a kayak swamp tour. You’ll be immersed in a dense cypress forest, surrounded by wildlife and some of Louisiana’s most beautiful natural landscape. There are several tour companies that’ll take you out. Check out our
previous article here
to find out more.
4. Go on a safari.
Head over to Folsom for a safari adventure at Global Wildlife. You’ll jump in a covered wagon and be able to feed exotic animals like giraffes, camels, zebras, and more.
26389 Louisiana 40, Folsom, LA 70437.
5. Go on a night bike tour.
Gather up your friends for an epic night of riding through the city. You’ll have the time of your life cruising through the city with your LED light up bike, some music, and your favorite beverage.
6. Explore the spookier side of the city.
Are you a believer? Your licensed tour guide will lead you through the city’s most notorious hot spots for paranormal activity, through dark alleys, secret courtyards, graveyards and even the occasional haunted bar. Haunted History Tour offers several different ghost tours, and you can find them at 97 Fontainebleau Dr., New Orleans, LA 70125.
7. Take to the skies.
Flyboarding is a relatively new water sport that’s sweeping the nation, and it’s incredibly fun. You’ll feel like Superman as the water jets propel you into the air, soaring above the water. Flyboarding is easy to learn and fun for the entire family, and NOLA Flyboarding would be happy to give you your first lesson.
6701 Stars and Stripes Blvd., New Orleans, Louisiana 70126.
How many of these adventures have you been on? Let us know in the comments below!