New Orleans is the perfect destination if you are traveling on a budget. Its rich culture, food, and sounds mixed with a whole lot of southern hospitality makes for an amazing time. The unique beauty of New Orleans allows for so many sights to see and things to do with little to no money. Here are four affordable New Orleans activities in 2018 that will have you and your wallet smiling.
Cafe Du Monde
As one of the most popular tourist attractions, Cafe Du Monde is the essence of all things New Orleans: good food amongst rich culture and great company. Indulge yourself in some fried dough covered in delicious powdered sugar. You may also choose to wash down all that powdery goodness with some famous coffee au lait. The original french market coffee stand that was established in 1862 is still going strong today. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and prices as low as $10 per plate of 3 beignets, you and your stomach will not want to miss out.
It is hard not to think of a swamp when you think of New Orleans. A swamp tour is definitely one of the things you have to do while you’re in New Orleans. And the best part? A swamp tour with Airboat Adventures offers different packages according to your party size. Starting at $55 a person, our large boats can accommodate up to 27 people. Come check out 20,000 acres of exotic wildlife and alligators as long as a car with our high-energy and passionate boat captains. Once your ride is done, enjoy our air-conditioned facility, gift shop, and southern Louisiana’s only albino alligator.
This world-renowned zoo is home to over 15,000 animals and several neat exhibits. Whether you want to take a trip through the African Savanna, dance with the flamingos, or want to see the Swamp exhibit, there is an exhibit for everyone. At only $22.95 for adults, this is a great way to get outdoors and explore exotic wildlife within the confines of New Orleans.
National World War II Museum
Ranked as one of New Orleans’s best attractions, the National World War II Museum is the perfect way to spend a Saturday afternoon in the city. Learn about the tribulations and triumphs of World War II in an informative and engaging way. You have the ability to see the amazing 4D cinematic experience narrated by Tom Hanks, explore Louisiana’s role in the WWII, learn more about the D-Day invasion of Normandy and more. Whether you are a history buff or are looking for an affordable way to spend your time in New Orleans, $27 per ticket gives you a lifetime of knowledge about an event that shaped the world.
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New Orleans has repeatedly been one of the top places to visit year after year. With everything it has to offer, there is no doubt that you will have a good time at an affordable price in the big easy. If you are ready to experience alligators as big as seventeen feet, would like to see an albino alligator, or want to see Louisiana swamp creatures, Airboat Adventures is the place. Call us at 1-888-467-9267 or book a tour here.