What to Do On a Trip to New Orleans

Often referred to as "The Big Easy," New Orleans is home to many iconic tourist destinations. Bourbon Street. Cafe du Monde. St. Louis Cathedral. All are wonderful sights to see, but you can certainly check them all off your list in less than a day. 

Here are four more attractions that you might not have thought about but should give a go on your next trip to New Orleans!

1. Enjoy a Swamp Tour

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Image Source: Fat Fire Tours

Discover the mystique of the swamps and bayous and spotnative wildlife on a guided sightseeing boat tour.

2. Peruse Mardi Gras World

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Image Source: Southern Hospitality Traveler Magazine

Mardi Gras World offers visitors a behind-the-scenes look at the traditions of New Orleans' most famous parade. 

3. Be Mystified by New Orleans' Cemeteries

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Image Source: New Orleans Online

With their history and haunting narratives, taking a tour of the city's cemeteries is an exciting way to spend an evening in New Orleans.

4. Experience History at the World War II Museum

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Image Source: Blue Sky Traveler

As the top-rated New Orleans tourist destination according to TripAdvisor, The National WWII Museum truly brings this era of history to life.