New Orleans September 16, 2018
by Jackie Ann These 5 Super Fun Attractions Around New Orleans Will Bring Out The Kid In You
There are countless attractions around New Orleans that are perfect for family outings. Next time you’re looking for a new adventure, consider taking one of these super fun attractions around New Orleans that will bring out the kid in you.
1. Global Wildlife Center
Established in 1991, Global Wildlife Center is home to over 4,000 exotic and endangered animals from all over the world. It’s the largest free-roaming wildlife preserve of its kind in the United States, and it’s perfect fun for the whole family. On your wagon safari ride you’ll have the opportunity to get up close and personal to exotic animals like zebras, giraffes, kangaroos, and many many more! 26389 Highway 40, Folsom, Louisiana 70437.
2. Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
Located just outside the French Quarter at the foot of Canal Street, the Aquarium is always a hit with kids. You’ll feel like a kid again as you explore the different areas, petting sting rays, feeding parakeets, watching sea otters dance around. 1 Canal St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130.
3. Insta-Gator Ranch
Come view more than 2,000 alligators at this working alligator ranch in Covington. You’ll learn all about the history and importance of these ancient beasts as you tour the facility, and maybe even get to hold a baby gator! 74645 Allen Road, Covington, Louisiana 70435.
4. Audubon Zoo
As we head into the cooler temperatures of Autumn, now is the perfect time to relive your childhood memories of going to the zoo. Located in the historic Uptown neighborhood of New Orleans on Magazine Street, you’ll have a blast viewing the rhinos, elephants, monkeys and more. 6500 Magazine St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118.
Nestled within City Park, Storyland is a magical land where all of your childhood fairytales come to life. From Cinderella’s pumpkin to Captain Hook’s pirate ship, children will have a blast coming face to face with these larger than life sculptures, and you’ll feel like a kid again wandering through this amazing attraction. 1 Palm Dr., New Orleans, LA 70124.
Have you ever been to any of these attractions? Let us know in the comments below!
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