The best Outdoor Activities in New Orleans (Louisiana)

Garden District, New Orleans
  • Garden District, New Orleans

    The Garden District is a neighborhood of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. A subdistrict of the Central City/Garden District Area, its boundaries as defined by the City Planning Commission are: St. Charles Avenue to the north, 1st Street to the east, Magazine Street to the south, and Toledano Street to the west. The National Historic Landmark district extends a little farther. The area was originally developed between 1832 and 1900 and is considered one of the best-preserved collections ...
City Park (New Orleans)
  • City Park (New Orleans)

    City Park, a 1,300-acre (5.3 km2) public park in New Orleans, Louisiana, is the 87th largest and 20th-most-visited urban public park in the United States. City Park is approximately 50% larger than Central Park in New York City, the municipal park recognized by Americans nationwide as the archetypal urban greenspace. Although it is an urban park whose land is owned by the City of New Orleans, it is administered by the City Park Improvement Association, an arm of state government, ...
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
Audubon Park
  • Audubon Park

    6500 Magazine St New Orleans, LA 70118 United States
    Located in historic uptown New Orleans Audubon Park is a favorite spot for recreation, picnics or enjoying a beautiful day. People have visited the Park to take full advantage of this urban oasis.
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve protects significant examples of the rich natural and cultural resources of Louisiana's Mississippi River Delta region. The park, named after Jean Lafitte, seeks to illustrate the influence of environment and history on the development of a unique regional culture. The park consists of six physically separate sites and a park headquarters.
Carousel Gardens Amusement Park
  • Carousel Gardens Amusement Park

    Carousel Gardens is a seasonally operated amusement park located in New Orleans, Louisiana at New Orleans City Park. It features many rides, including the Live Oak Ladybug Rollercoaster, a ferris wheel, a drop tower called the Coney Tower, and a miniature train that tours the park. It is also home to one of the oldest carousels in the US, also known as the “Flying Horses”. The park is open on the weekends and closed on holidays. Admission is $4/ person or ...
Pontchartrain Landing RV Park
Jude Travel Park
  • Jude Travel Park

    7400 Chef Menteur Hwy 70126 New Orleans LA United States
    Jude Travel Park in New Orleans, Louisiana, is an RV park and campground serving the entire New Orleans area. We are family owned and have been serving the New Orleans campers for more than 30 years.
Longue Vue House and Gardens
  • Longue Vue House and Gardens

    Longue Vue House and Gardens, also known as Longue Vue, is a historic house museum and associated gardens at 7 Bamboo Road in the Lakewood neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. The former home of Edgar and Edith Stern (daughter of Julius Rosenwald), the current house is in fact the second. The original house and gardens began in 1924. In 1934, landscape architect Ellen Biddle Shipman began to work with the Sterns on the designs of their gardens. Through the ...
New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park
  • New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

    New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park is a U.S. National Historical Park in the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans, near the French Quarter. It was created in 1994 to celebrate the origins and evolution of jazz. Most of the historical park property consists of 4 acres (16,000 m2) within Louis Armstrong Park leased by the National Park Service. There is a visitor center at 916 North Peters Street and a concert venue, several blocks away in the French Quarter. The Park ...
Riverboat Travel Park
  • Riverboat Travel Park

    6232 Chef Menteur Hwy 70126 New Orleans LA United States
    We are a gated campground with 67 full service sites. With 20/30/50 amp, water, sewage, complimentary WiFi, and digital HD cable. We also accommodate big rigs and tents. On site we have a full laundromat and washroom for both men and women. A full stocked convenience store on-site for last minute items including some RV supplies. Enjoy our outdoor swimming pool to cool off during the summer heat or to get some laps during your stay with us. We also make ...
Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium
  • Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium

    Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium is an insectarium and entomology museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. With more than 50 live exhibits and numerous multimedia elements, the 23,000-square-foot (2,100 m2) facility is the largest free-standing American museum dedicated to insects. The Butterfly Garden and Insectarium opened on June 13, 2008. In 2009, it was awarded the Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement in a Science Center. Part of the Audubon Nature Institute complex, it is located on the first floor of the ...
Bayou Segnette State Park
  • Bayou Segnette State Park

    Bayou Segnette State Park is located in Westwego, Jefferson Parish, southwest of New Orleans, Louisiana, on the west bank of the Mississippi River. Bayou Segnette is not far from the urban center of New Orleans, yet it features access to two types of wetlands, swamp and marsh. Saltwater intrusion coming into the canals from the Gulf of Mexico created the marsh. This is a remarkable habitat for plant and wildlife. This habitat is home to American alligators, coypu, nine-banded armadillos, Virginia ...
Parc D'Orleans
Country Club Gardens
  • Country Club Gardens

    Country Club Gardens is a residential neighborhood in Planning District Five (D5) of New Orleans, Louisiana, in the United States comprising homes along six streets: Bamboo Road Bellaire Drive Fairway Drive Garden Lane Maryland Drive Metairie Road The area is bound to the north by the Lakewood neighborhood, and is separated from that area by the raised right-of-way of the Norfolk Southern Railway; to the east by the Metairie Cemetery and the golf course of the New Orleans Country Club; and, to the south and West, by ...
  • Maestri Field at Privateer Park

    Maestri Field at Privateer Park is a baseball stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana more commonly known as Maestri Field. It is the home field of the University of New Orleans (UNO) Privateers baseball team and opened in 1979. The facility is named after Ron Maestri, who coached the team from 1972–1984, and athletic director, where he served for 21 years ending his term in 2000. The stadium was also the home of the New Orleans Zephyrs minor-league baseball team (1993-1996) ...