New Orleans is a city filled with deep history, rich culture, unmatched charm and abundant good times. What better way to close out summer and spend a fall family getaway than exploring some of NOLA’s best attractions, museums and tours that make the city what it is?

Let our vacation packages take the hassle out of family-trip planning and create a memorable experience sure to pique the kids’ curiosity and enthusiasm while keeping the cost down for parents. Explore more below or check out our bundle deals here.

Zack Smith

The Audubon Experience

The Audubon Experience is a family-friendly must in New Orleans. You’ll have the chance to explore Audubon’s three most popular attractions, the Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americans, and the Audubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium. Children and adults alike will marvel at the adorable animals and interesting insects that call New Orleans home.

Paul Broussard

Designated by the U.S. Congress as America’s official World War II Museum, history lovers will truly enjoy a trip to the National WWII Museum. Traditional and experiential galleries, traveling exhibits, 4D theater journeys, original artifacts and more are used throughout the museum to highlight the profound impact World War II had on America and the entire world. You and the kids are gauntleted to learn something new and interesting after a visit.

Rebecca Todd, NOTMC

A show-and-tell-worthy experience, Mardi Gras World is a unique museum and warehouse dedicated to all things Mardi Gras. Check out the floats, costumes, artists and history that makes New Orleans Mardi Gras such a special celebration. Make sure to have a slice of King Cake!

Cheryl Gerber

Be ready for the kids to ace home-ec class using a few tricks that NOLA taught them. The New Orleans Cooking School school is an awesome family-friendly activity. Guests can watch the professionals in action, or they can make their own meals. The choice is yours - either way, you’ll have a delicious bite by the end of the session.

Justen Williams, NOTMC

Discover the often untold history and heritage of free people of color in New Orleans at Le Musee de fpc. Located along Esplanade Avenue, Le Musee offers a piece of history in a historic neighborhood for the entire family to learn from.

These are just a few of the family-friendly attractions offers in the New Orleans Family Vacation Packages. Browse more, and book your entire NOLA experience in just a few clicks.