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What are Fun Things to do in New Orleans with Kids

Street Musician in the French Quarter

If you’re planning a visit to New Orleans, you may be hesitant about bringing your children. You may believe that there are no fun things to do in New Orleans with kids. We’re here to tell you that there are several fun things to do in New Orleans with kids! There is so much for families to see and do, and the city has a unique and vibrant culture that kids will love.

Top Fun Things to Do In New Orleans with Kids

From visiting the Audubon Aquarium to walking around at the zoo, you’re sure to have a great time with your kids in New Orleans. The Audobon Zoo is located right on Magazine Street in Audobon Park. Take a ride on the swamp train, visit the giraffes and African-painted dogs in the African Savanna, and more! 

Another must-see for families is the Louisiana Children’s Museum which is conveniently located in City Park another great place with several activities for kids. This is a hands-on museum and is designed specifically for children, with exhibits and activities that focus on everything they’re learning in school such as science, math, art, and more!  Kids can climb through a giant hamster wheel, create their own music, and even explore a two-story treehouse. There’s not a shortage of activities for your kids in New Orleans. 

You can’t bring your kids to New Orleans without trying some of the city’s famous food. Your kids will love trying beignets at Café du Monde! Watch them enjoy getting powdered sugar all over their face and probably themselves as well. After they get their sugar high you can burn off their energy with a 2- hour walking tour of the French Quarter!

Take Your Kids on Unique NOLA’s Spooky Family Ghost Tour!

Unique NOLA offers a just spooky enough tour to keep your little ones engaged but not afraid to go to bed at night! This walking tour tells fun stories about New Orleans’ ghastly history. You and your kids won’t be disappointed! Our tours are intimate, with only 15 people allowed per group so if you or your kids have questions you’re more than welcome to ask them. Additionally, our tours go on rain or shine and when you’re dealing with New Orleans, it’s likely to rain. That being said, make sure you bring the proper protection, and don’t forget to check the weather before heading out. 

Now that you know that there are tons of fun things to do in New Orleans with kids, sign up for your Spooky Family Ghost Tour tickets today! If you’re visiting the city without kids, consider our True Crime or Lewd Spirits tours for a little bit more adult fun. 

New Orleans is a great destination for families with kids. There is so much to see and do, and the city’s unique culture and history will provide a memorable and enjoyable experience for the whole family. There’s never a shortage of fun things to do in New Orleans with kids come visit Unique NOLA Tours in the Crescent City, you won’t regret it.