The great state of Louisiana has so much to do for families and kids. Check out all the places to go, things to do, and things to see while exploring Louisiana from New Orleans and beyond with kids. Laissez les bon temps rouler!

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2024 New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is one of the best times of the year. The parades, the costumes, KING CAKE. Mardi Gras 2024 is February 13, 2024. The fun starts before the big day with smaller neighborhood […]

Mardi Gras In Jefferson Parish

2024 Jefferson Parish Parade Schedule

To help you get ready for Mardi Gras 2024 we put together the Jefferson Parish 2024 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule! Krewe of Driftwood This neighborhood parade in Kenner is one of our favorites. The parade […]

NYE New Orleans

CELEBRATE NEW YEAR’S EVE 2023 IN NEW ORLEANS WITH KIDS

It's almost time to ring in the New Year! Can you believe 2024 is almost here already? Crazy, right… Whether you are looking to go out, party at home, or both, we've got you covered. […]

Louisiana Children's Museum at New Orleans City Park

10 Reasons You'll Love the Louisiana Children's Museum

The Louisiana Children's Museum moved to its new location in 2019 and is the children’s museum of our dreams. The new home inside New Orleans City Park is filled with tons of hands-on exhibits for early learning. […]

New Orleans Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin Patches In New Orleans (Updated for 2023)

Nothing says Fall like visiting a pumpkin patch and picking the perfect pumpkin to decorate for Halloween in New Orleans! Here is a list of pumpkin patches in New Orleans. Pumpkin Patches in Jefferson Parish: St. Martin's Episcopal […]

Storyland New Orleans City Park

All About Storyland in New Orleans City Park

Storyland in New Orleans City Park has been a favorite place for kids and adults. This beloved New Orleans attraction has been a part of our hearts for 60 years. In 2019 it got a major upgrade! STEM-related activities, […]

Child playing at White Sands Lake Day Beach

Things You Need To Know Before Visiting White Sands Lake Day Beach

My family recently spent the day at White Sands Lake Day Beach, a spring-fed lake located in Enon, Louisiana. Located just north of Folsom, it’s centered between Franklinton, Covington, and Bogalusa. It’s a perfect spot for […]

Mississippi River in New Orleans Louisiana at night

50 Awesome New Orleans Date Night Ideas You'll Both Love

Need some new date night ideas? It is time to rethink the same old movie and dinner date night.  New Orleans has it all, whether you are looking for a romantic walk or some creative fun. We […]

Lafitte Swamp Tour

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TAKING A JEAN LAFITTE SWAMP TOUR

One of the coolest attractions in Southeast Louisiana outside of New Orleans. One that locals often take for granted, is a swamp tour.  About a month ago, we went on the Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour.  Here are five things […]

Ormond Spray Park in Destrehan LA

All About Ormond Spray Park in Destrehan, Louisiana

Lookin’ for some fun in the sun in St. Charles Parish?  Look no further than  Ormond Spray Park in Destrehan, Louisiana.  Just about a thirty minute drive from New Orleans the spray park is perfect […]

Sugar Roots Farm New Orleans

TIPS FOR VISITING SUGAR ROOTS FARM IN NEW ORLEANS

Did you know there is a hidden gem nestled against the urban landscape of New Orleans just minutes from Downtown? One where you and your family can spend the day learning about sustainable farming, playing […]

spring in new orleans

100+ Fun Things To Do In New Orleans WIth Kids

Summer vacation is officially here! It is time to keep the kids busy and active while making memories at the same time. I am excited to take my family on some great adventures this summer, […]

City Putt for Teen Party In New Orleans

The Ultimate List For Teen Birthday Parties In New Orleans

Planning and throwing birthday parties for New Orleans Kids are not always easy, especially when your child is older…and pickier. Where to go? What to do? And how to not look like the lame mom […]

Jackson Square in the historic New Orleans French Quarter decorated for the Christmas Season with St. Louis Cathedral in the background

FUN THINGS TO DO ON CHRISTMAS DAY IN NEW ORLEANS

Christmas Day is the perfect day to discover and enjoy the true beauty of New Orleans during the holiday season. Whether it's your hometown or you're just visiting, take advantage of the light crowds, laid-back atmosphere, […]

NOLA Christmas Fest is an indoor Christmas carnival held inside the New Orleans Convention Center from December 21-30, 2022, with ice skating, rides & more.

ALL THE REASONS YOU WILL LOVE NOLA CHRISTMAS FEST IN 2022

This New Orleans Christmas tradition is back again in 2022! NOLA Christmas Fest is an indoor Christmas carnival held inside the New Orleans Convention Center from December 21-30, 2022. Full of fun for all ages, NOLA Christmas […]

kids in Mrs. Heather's Pumpkin Patch

5 FUN THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE VISITING MRS. HEATHER’S PUMPKIN PATCH

One of our favorite Halloween traditions is to visit Mrs. Heather's Pumpkin Patch, located on the Northshore in Hammond, Louisiana. The Northshore in Hammond, Louisiana, is about one hour outside of New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Mrs. Heatther's Pumpkin Patch […]