2014 June, 24

Things to do in New Orleans

2023-10-30T16:48:45-04:00June 24, 2014|Travel Destinations|0 Comments

I grew up outside of New Orleans, and have done many touristy things, eaten in a lot of restaurants, and caught beads at a lot of Mardi Gras parades. Often times, friends will ask me for advice on things to do in the city and if II have any tips, so I thought a blog post as appropriate on the subject. 1.) Riverwalk Mall Outlet Collection: The Riverwalk mall is right along the Mississippi river, and it just reopened last week with a ton of new outlet stores and restaurants. I haven’t had a chance to get over there yet, [...]

2013 December, 26

New Orleans with kids

2013-12-26T07:00:00-05:00December 26, 2013|Familes, Travel, Travel Destinations|0 Comments

I’ve been to New Orleans several times with other adults, but when my nine-year-old son chose this destination for a mother/son trip, I thought “Why not?” New Orleans is full of fun, interesting and educational things to do with your kids. One of our first stops was City Park. They have a playground area named Storyland, where all the play equipment has been designed by Mardi Gras float makers. It’s a lot of fun for the kids to play, while also figuring out all the fairy tale stories that are depicted here! Also at City Park, there’s an area called [...]

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