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The Big Easy isn't just for big people! On NewOrleansKids.com, we showcase the many family attractions and activities in the exciting city of New Orleans. Bring the entire family on your next visit, because New Orleans is a great place for kids of any age!

Be sure to check out the links below from NewOrleansKids.com that feature free activities and coupons for money-saving ways to enjoy New Orleans!

  • Places to Stay

    Our featured hotels are just a short stroll to the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, the Audubon Insectarium, the National WWII Museum, the Louisiana Children's Museum, a streetcar ride to the Audubon Zoo and, of course, the mighty Mississippi River. Learn More
  • Family Restaurants

    New Orleans is world-famous for its cuisine. Check out this list of kid-friendly restaurants where your whole family can enjoy a delicious meal with the whole family! Learn More
  • Attractions for Kids

    New Orleans is home to many attractions that kids love! Our most popular include the Audubon Zoo, Aquarium, and Insectarium, the Entergy IMAX Theatre, the Louisiana Children's Museum, and Carousel Gardens Amusement Park and Storyland. Learn More
  • Kid-Friendly Tours

    Enjoy a scary story or two with a cemetery tour, give your feet a break with a relaxing horse-drawn carriage tour of the French Quarter, or explore the bayou and discover alligators, snapping turtles and other wildlife on one of our many featured swamp tours. Learn More
  • Steamboat Natchez

    Life in the 1800s was never better than aboard a steamboat headed down the Mississippi. Take your family to relive the days when the living was easy on a cruise aboard the historic Steamboat Natchez, one of only five true remaining steamboats in the United States! Learn More
  • Free Activities

    Stroll around Jackson Square and enjoy the street performers, musicians, and face painters, visit the artists of Pirates Alley, or take a streetcar ride (children 2 and under ride for free!). There are many ways to experience the sights and sounds of New Orleans with your family free of charge! Learn More
  • Kid-Friendly Events

    Entertainment in New Orleans isn't limited to nightlife. There are plenty of daytime events that can be enjoyed by the whole family! Enjoy one of our many family-friendly festivals, parades, second lines, movies, and concerts. Click here to see what's coming up! Learn More

For more kid-friendly activities in New Orleans, check out NewOrleansKids.com!