Looking for a reason to visit New Orleans? We’ve got a great one going on right now! Get on down to the city for the infamous French Quarter Festival, known as the largest free music festival in the South. This amazing 30th anniversary celebration will feature over eight hundred local musicians, more than sixty five of New Orleans finest restaurants, and even fireworks on the Mississippi River which will take place this Saturday on the 13th.
There are so many easy ways to make it into the Quarter for this great event. You can take the streetcar or local RTA busses; just visit www.notra.com for routes and schedules. Don’t forget a genuine experience on the ferry; you can see their locations and schedules at www.dotd.la.gov/ferry. But if you have a physical fitness bug to feed, you can always take a bike ride into the Quarter the Festival has bike parking at Bienville St. at the entrance to the Riverfront.
Besides great festivals and attractions going on all the time, don’t forget about taking an Airboat Adventures Swamp Tour. They are just thirty minutes outside of the French Quarter and they offer a more exotic side of Louisiana, where the wildlife comes just inches from your face! These tours offer majestic views of cypress swampland which are educational and exciting. All of their captains are certified and focus on utmost safety at all times. Unique opportunities await you on these airboat tours, including touching a baby alligator and watching a scary, yet exciting, live feeding of real wild alligators!
This city is literally alive no matter what time of year it is. We always have a festival, parade or your favorite scary tours going on. Bubbling with history and waiting to give exceptional hospitality, New Orleans wants to serve you. Airboat Adventures is just another company doing what it can to give something more serious and heartfelt back to tourists and natives alike. A true representation of a culture less explored, but with thrilling rewards awaits you on these tours. Pick up the phone or go online and schedule your tour now, check out different packages and schedules to see what will be best for you and yours. Most of all, have fun and be safe, New Orleans is waiting.