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one day with kids

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one day with kids

We are going to be in New Orleans only one day with a four and eight year old. what would you do.

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1. Re: one day with kids

Without hesitation- The Insectarium! www.auduboninstitute.org/visit/insectarium You can also walk to the Aquarium if you have time.

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Just walking around the French Quarter can be fun and interesting. There are most often street performers and street bands that kids enjoy. There is good shopping for both adults and kids in the French Market area, to include a "flea market" area that kids often like to browse. Also perhaps a carriage ride.

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Excellent suggestions above. Mardi Gras World would be a lot of fun for both you and the kids. There is a free shuttle that can pick you up close to the Insectarium/Aquarium/Canal St. Ferry landing. See:

http://www.mardigrasworld.com/

Speaking of the Ferry landing, there is the FREE Algiers/Canal St. Ferry. A 30-mimute round trip. See (note the Canal Street Ferry Terminal Parking information - might be a good place to park for the day):

http://friendsoftheferry.org/

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I would have to agree with all of the above. A day won't be enough.

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5. Re: one day with kids

Definitely a carriage ride, the French Market, checking out musicians on Royal St and a trip somewhere for sweets--Sucre would be my pick, it's dazzling to a child.

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In the spring we did....insectarium, Canal st ferry, Riverwalk Mall for Café DuMonde outlet,...walked Bourbon St and French Market...ate at Johnny,s poboys

Be sure to eat bugs!

Edited: 29 June 2013, 00:52
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Felschirch

did you do that all in one day

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I think you COULD do that all in one day, it's all much closer together than it appears on maps. You could also do the "real" Cafe DuMonde since it is right across from Jackson Square, quite accessible from the Riverwalk. Jackson Square has a lot of street performers, artists and musicians that kids love and that is also where you pick up carriage rides. We like to get beignets from the to-go window at Cafe DuMonde and eat them in Jackson Square. Around the back of the building from the pick-up window there's a window where you can watch them making the beignets--my kids really liked that.

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Would anyone recommend swamp boat tour for a couple of hourshours

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