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Guide to Summer Fun in New Orleans

Man and woman on Single Surrey in NOLA Big LakeThere are so many things to do with kids in New Orleans this summer! Below are over 100 of our favorite ideas for every budget, interest and age for entertaining kids in New Orleans. A huge thanks to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Love SwimmingDoris Schutte – REALTOR, and evamor artesian water for advertising in this guide.

New Orleans Summer Fun for the Whole Family

Head to Lakeside Shopping Center, where there is something for everyone :: shopping, eating, and an awesome Kids’ Castle play area for the littlest members of your family. (The Kids’ Castle play area is open via reserved times and closes daily from 3-3:30 for deep cleaning. Please check their website to reserve play times and for more details.)

Spend a day at City Park :: visit Storyland, the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, wander through the Couturie Forest, or play a round of miniature golf at City Putt. Rent a paddleboat for a ride across Big Lake or rent a bike from the boathouse to trek across City Park’s natural wonders. Wheel Fun Rentals has bikes available to rent including surrey bikes, cruisers and bikes with trailers. They also have different boat options including canoes, kayaks, and even swan boats! And did you know you can enjoy an authentic Venetian gondola ride through City Park’s Big Lake? Check out NOLA Gondola for details! Don’t forget to wrap up your park visit with beignets at Cafe du Monde near the playground… Read the Full Article on >>


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