A major misconception is that a New Orleans vacation is simply for adults. While obviously the bars on Bourbon Street are for adults only, there are a ton of activities for families in the French Quarter and across New Orleans as a whole. When visiting New Orleans with your family, picking a quality hotel in Westwego is an easy choice. Not only does staying in Westwego make financial sense while budgeting a vacation, Best Western Bayou Inn is just minutes away from all kinds of family fun. From Mardis Gras exhibits to tours and more, continue reading below for some ideas on what to do with your family while visiting New Orleans and staying in a hotels nearby.
New Orleans Family Tours
With such a rich history of tradition, New Orleans is an excellent place to take a tour with your family while staying in a Westwego hotel. With such a diverse culture, the Big Easy presents all kinds of guided tour options ranging from haunted history and ghost tours to culinary adventures to scavenger hunts and more. While there are an extensive list of options, below you will find just a handful of great family choices for your visit to New Orleans.
Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure: New Orleans is a city filled with history, and one of the best ways to make learning about the culture of the Crescent City fun for the whole family is to transform New Orleans into a game. This tour is self guided through the use of a smart phone, and the scavenger hunt will have your family seeing the sights of the Big Easy while solving puzzles and using clues to complete challenges. This NOLA scavenger hunt is a great choice for getting teens and tweens on board with a family vacation.
Crescent City Bike Tours: If your family is big on biking, then this guided city tour is the perfect leisure activity. Located in the heart of the French Quarter just minutes away from Westwego, Crescent City Bike Tours will give your family a unique view of New Orleans while riding through historic neighborhoods. In addition to offering guided bike tours, you also have the option of renting a bike for the day to see the city at your own pace.
French Quartor Kids: The series of walking tours available from French Quartor Kids are specifically designed with families in mind. By blending educational elements with fascinating stories and fun props, this is a wonderful way to get your family to see New Orleans. In addition to the educational tours, French Quartor also offers a spooky, kid-friendly haunted tour designed for children aged 5 to 10 years old.
Haunted History Tours: With daily and nightly tours of both the French Quarter and the Garden District, this is one of the best walking tours of New Orleans. This haunted tour is sure to get older children to love visiting New Orleans by combining real history with paranormal legends. In addition to the neighborhood tours, Haunted History Tours also offer trips through some of New Orleans most intriguing cemeteries.
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