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DESCRIPTIONItinerary for the long weekend at New Orleans. Our Family trip 2+2 kids, January 2010.
- 1. Destinations and distanceDestinationdistanceA Centerville GAB New Orleans549 miles
2. Hotels Prices LocationContactSt. Pierre Hotel 2 nights 3rd 911 Burgundy St.504-524-4401 free.French Quarter $159+$139 St. Pierre Hotel 3. Dinner Address More informationJimmy Buffets 1104 Decatur StMargaretville - dinner 4. TimeAttractions AddressPrices hours More informationA9-10Jackson Square - Carriage 751 Decatur St ~50$ rideB11-1Stroll along the river front423 Canal Street 15$/10$10 am-4pm http://www.auduboninstitute.org/visit/insectariu m trough Woldenberg ParkU.S. Custom HouseParking 5$ 10 am-5 pm sunCto Audubon InsectariumsD1.30- Algiers ferry to AlgiersBase of Canal St.free 2.30Point views, pictures, quick lunch on the wayE3-5 Blaine Kerns Mardi Gras1380 Port of New Orleans 18$/11$9.am-5pmhttp://www.mardigrasworld.com/ World Place, 70130 (if not enough time next361-7821 )504( day)F6-8 Diner - Blues Brothers at The 225 Decatur st.This unique establishment provides its customers with its southern House of Blues 4999310 )504(inspired cuisine, live music and a hypnotic atmosphere. You can choose toeat inside or venture outside to dine in the Voodoo Garden. This is diningexperience that both kids and adults will enjoy.http://www.neworleansonline.com/tools/itineraries/familyitinerary.html 5. French quarter Jackson SquareFrench quarter French quarter 6. Audubon InsectariumsBlaine Kerns Mardi Gras World 7. River WalkAudubon Park 8. Time AttractionsAddressPrices hoursMore informationB 9-11 French Market1008 N Peters St. 9am-6pmhttp://www.frenchmarket.orgCSt. CharlesThe route traditionally forms a 13.2-mile crescent from Carondelet at Canal Street in the Central Business District Streetcarthrough the oldest and most majestic section of uptown New Orleans, around the Riverbend to Carrollton at ClaiborneAvenue. Swaying along St. Charles Avenue through a tunnel Live Oaks, the streetcar passes dozens of antebellummansions, historic monuments, Loyola and Tulane universities, the sweeping grounds of the Audubon ZoologicalGardens, shopping centers, fine restaurants and hotels.DAudubon Park Audubon Park is popular among locals and tourists, alike. Youll understand once you take a stroll under the canopies of and St. Charlesoak trees. If you have some bread or snacks, be sure to stop at the lagoon in the center of the park to feed the ducks its Ave. always a big hit with kids. Once you get to the other end of the park, you will hit the famous St. Charles Ave.While strolling down the avenue, you may spot the Roman Candy Man in his mule-drawn candy wagon.F 1-2LunchE 2-3Magazine stNeed to walk off some of your lunch? Then head back over to Magazine St. where there is tons of shopping to explore.Let the kids browse through the popular toy store Magic Box Ltd. This extraordinary toy store specializes in unique andhard-to-find products and offers a variety of education-oriented toys. Whether it is a collectors doll you are looking foror a new game, Magic Box is the place to shop.G 3-4.30 Children 420 Julia St 7$ 9 -4.5 http://www.lcm.org/index.html Museum5-6French quarter Kill some time before dinner and take the kids to pick up a few souvenirs to remember their trip by. Make your way over stroll to the corner of Toulouse and Royal St. to browse the New Orleans To Go store, which has great souvenirs for kids.Check out their t-shirts, Mardi Gras beads and masks, stuffed animals and more. You can also spend some time in theRiverwalk where there are tons of shops. If you have a sweet tooth, there is a fudge factory store inside. Be sure to visitThe Kite Store so you can spend an afternoon flying kites along the river front.H 6-8Dinner at429 Decatur StSun-Thuhttp://www.bubbagump.com/ Gump Shrim 11am-10pm5045225800 Co. RestaurantAudubon facilities and Story Land closed on Mondays 9. Day AttractionsAddressPrices hours More information10-12 City Park Story1 Palm drive This park is the citys largest and has the biggest collection of mature live oaks in the world!landYou can take a boat ride, have a picnic, wander through the Botanical Gardens, or visit theNew Orleans Museum of Art. City Park also has Storyland which is a pure fantasy land forSaturday & Sunday:kids. Kids will have a ball playing in the 26 larger than life exhibits that are taken right out of10am-5pmthe story books; such as, Pinocchio, Jack & Jill, Peter Pan, Old Woman in the Shoe andTuesday-Friday: others.10am-3pm 3$12-1Lunch1-10Drive home