Details: Mardi Gras World visit
Get the skinny on Fat Tuesday with a behind-the-scenes tour of the world’s leading maker of floats, sculpture and props. From the streets, Mardi Gras may look like mayhem, but there’s truly an art and science to these party parades.
Details: French Market visit
The French Market, once a Native American trading post on the shores of the Mississippi River, has become a cultural, commercial and entertainment treasure to New Orleans. Wander through the open-air community flea market, cultural shops and unique boutiques to see arts, crafts and trinkets unique to New Orleans.
Details: Audubon Aquarium of the Americas visit
One of the top five in the country, the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas features more than one million gallons of fresh and saltwater exhibits of 530 species in a variety of wondrous habitats.
Details: Riverwalk, the scenic and popular riverside mall
Walk through the premier festival marketplace in New Orleans, watch cruise ships, riverboats and steamers come and go at the New Orleans Port and wander along a half-mile of shops and restaurants offering a taste of the unique Cajun and Creole culture.
Details: Evening Mississippi Riverboat dinner and jazz cruise
Experience what it felt like to live in a time when life was as slow and graceful as the current on the Mississippi. Savor the beauty and romance of the New Orleans skyline aboard the authentic Steamboat NATCHEZ. Enjoy buffet-style dining prepared fresh onboard while the Grammy nominated "Dukes of Dixieland" perform live jazz music.