Cajun Pride Swamp Tour is a fun and informative way to see a scenic swamp and wildlife refuge. You might see a whole zoo's worth of creatures including: alligators, bald eagles, waterfowl, owls, beavers, raccoons and even black bears. Tours generally last about an hour and a half.
The Audubon Nature Institute has a zoo, aquarium, insectarium and a theater and organizes educational and enjoyable events for children. All museums are available for hire for personal events. A great place not only for children, but also for adults to learn about nature, the Audubon Nature Institute is fun for the whole family.
Kirk Coco and Dylan Lintern, two businessmen, collaborated to establish NOLA Brewing in 2008. An abbreviation for New Orleans Lager & Ale, this brewery leans towards production of European brews. A brewing process headed by esteemed brew master, Peter Caddoo, results in delicious ales like NOLA Brown Ale and NOLA Blonde Ale and Hopitoulas IPA, which are popular favorites. The brewery offers free guided tours every Friday, followed of course by samples of the delicious beers.
Part of the New Orleans African American Museum, Tremé Villa stands for much more than is perceived by the naked eye. An example of creole villa constructions, the formerly known Meilleur-Goldthwaite House is now a chief exhibition space for the museum. The site popularly known as being the first brickyard, today is the spot for many visitors to witness the old world grandeur of this simplistic villa.