Things to do in New Orleans
There are over 4,000 exotic, threatened, or endangered animals at the one-of-a-kind center on 900 acres. Take the half-hour guided Safari Wagon Tour to spot giraffes, camels, and kangaroos.
You’ll encounter alligators, great blue herons, and eagles as you slowly motor through cypress swamps on boats. If you’re looking for a more private experience, request a ten-seat boat, and a guide that will entertain the kids.
This lush, central city park dotted with lagoons and oak trees full of Spanish moss is an ideal spot for a romantic picnic.
Designed like an English club with dark wood furnishings and equestrian-themed décor, the Polo Lounge is an elegant, intimate place for a classic cocktail such as a French 75 or the WhistlePig Sazerac.
An interiors shop owned by Mad Men's Bryan Batt.
It’s not edgy in the slightest, and it hasn’t been trendy since Huey Long was in office. Yet the Columns endures, and thank God for that. This 1883 Italianate mansion, rising among the moss-shrouded oaks on St. Charles Avenue, just happens to be a hotel.
Designed with tinted windows and retro red vinyl, this old-school watering hole is located on the first floor of the Royal Street Inn, a self-proclaimed “bed and beverage” in the east end of the French Quarter.
Located inside the Loft 523 boutique hotel near Canal Street, this Central Business District bar is known for having a different theme each night, including Salsa Night, local-personality bartenders, and DJ nights.
The fresh blueberry mojito is the specialty at this strangely furnished bar in the Upper Magazine historic district. Inside the small, dim space, crosses hang from the hammered tin ceiling, while church pews surround the pool table. In addition to its Catholic-inspired design, St.
This new Warehouse District wine bar and meat market combo from the owners of Herbsaint and Cochon brings a loving Cajun inflection to the art of cured meat.
Located in the third-floor lobby of the Ritz-Carlton, this cocktail lounge is named in honor of the hotel’s headlining trumpeter, Grammy-nominated Jeremy Davenport.