Tiger - Audubon Zoo, New Orleans, American South

Audubon Zoo

NOLA’s Audubon Zoo is an extension of the Audubon Institute and houses over 2000 animals, with gorillas, orangutans and white tigers counted as residents. Notable exhibits include two of the twelve known giant white alligators, and a discovery area, where visitors can get up close and personal with animals. Those looking for a dose of local flavor should head to the Louisiana Swamp exhibit where staffers have recreated a bayou swampland in its entirety.

Stadium - The Mercedes-Benz Superdome,New Orleans, American South

Caesar's Superdome

A cause of celebration and inspiration when it reopened post-Katrina, the Superdome remains a symbol of New Orleans.
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Indagare Tours: Cemetery Tour

New Orleans is known for its cemeteries, and many state that half the city’s history lies in these eerily beautiful aboveground tombs where you can find some of New Orleans most illustrious (and notorious) citizens. Take a stroll through the St. Louis Cemetery #1, founded in 1789, and learn about the unique burial customs and traditions of New Orleans. Don’t miss the tomb of Voodoo Queen Marie Leaveau. Indagare members can contact our Bookings Team to set up a tour.

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Indagare Tours: For Kids

Indagare members can contact our bookings team for assistance planning specialized New Orleans tours geared towards children, looking at the lives of 19th-century Creole kids or the city's haunted buildings.

Exterior view - Indagare Tours: History and Cocktails,New Orleans, American South

Indagare Tours: History and Cocktails

There are many ways to examine the history of New Orleans—through its legendary figures, its architecture, its ghosts, or its long relationship with liquors. Indagare can arrange for a great historical guide who can help you discover the city’s charms depending on your interest in music, politics, the arts or cocktails.

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Indagare Tours: New Orleans by Bicycle

Learn about Creole culture, New Orleans food and the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina on a bike tour in the company of a knowledgeable guide. On wide streets with little car traffic, you can cruise through residential neighborhoods and learn about the life and history of the city. There are daily tours and privates can also be reserved.

Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse

Every night at 8 p.m., live music entertains a varied crowd at Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse.
Exterior view - Longue Vue House & Gardens,New Orleans, American South - credit Ryan Lips

Longue Vue House & Gardens

This National Historic Landmark was built in the early 20th century for Edith and Edgar Stern and stands today as one of the country’s most remarkable examples of grand American Southern living. In addition to the main house, with its marvelous modern art collection (including Picasso, Kandinsky, Arp and more), there are 14 garden areas and numerous outbuildings.

Crafting - Louisiana Children's Museum, New Orleans, American South

Louisiana Children's Museum

Since opening its doors in 1986, Louisiana Children’s Museum has become a premier destination for children and families. The museum promotes hands-on play and houses an array of interactive exhibits that are sure to keep your little ones happy and entertained.

Exteriort View - Louisiana State Museum,New Orleans, American South,credit Mark Sindler

Louisiana State Museum

The Louisiana State Museum is a complex of five properties in the French Quarter that house historical and cultural exhibits.
Fare Grass World - Mardi Gras World,New Orleans, American South

Mardi Gras World

See what goes into the building of the famous floats and learn about the history of Mardi Gras and taste King Cake.
Interior View - New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA),New Orleans, American South

New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA)

The city’s principal art museum, NOMA is more than a century old and occupies a lovely Beaux Arts building. The collection spans centuries with some of its 46 galleries devoted to pre-Colombian art and antiquities and European paintings as well as a particularly impressive collection of Latin American colonial treasures.

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Exterior View - Ogden Museum of Southern Art,New Orleans, American South

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

This museum boasts the world’s largest collection of Southern art and focuses on the history and culture of the American South. On Thursday nights there is great live music.

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Preservation Hall

Founded in 1961 as a temple to New Orleans Jazz, Preservation Hall remains one of the most reliable places to hear fabulous music. Live bands play every day and all ages are welcome so it is a great spot for families to enjoy music together. (Many bars with live music will not allow anyone under 21 through the doors). It is also possible to host private events here.

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Musician - Spotted Cat Music Club, New Orleans, American South

Spotted Cat Music Club

Locals head to the Spotted Cat Music Club—a cash-only dive bar where the stage is the main attraction.

Spotted Cat Music Club

Frenchmen Street is lined with live music venues, and is where the more authentic nightlife (read: removed from Bourbon Street), thrives. Locals head to the Spotted Cat Music Club—a cash-only dive bar where the stage is the main attraction.

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The most famous New Orleans streetcar may be the one in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, A Streetcar Named Desire, but trolleys crisscross the city and make for a fun way to visit the various districts. The oldest continually operating trolley system in the country, the Canal and St. Charles Ave. lines are the only ones still running. The vintage cars still have authentic wooden seats.

Exterior View - The Howlin' Wolf,New Orleans, American South

The Howlin' Wolf

A larger, jazz-infused rock club, The Howlin’ Wolf is a great venue to see live music in the Warehouse District. You can often catch the Grammy Award–winning Rebirth Brass Band here.

Exterior View - The National World War II Museum,New Orleans, American South

The National World War II Museum

Selected as the country’s official World War II Museum, it leaves you feeling immersed in the history, as well as the personal stories of those affected.
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Interior View-Tipitina’s,New Orleans, American South


An iconic New Orleans music hall dedicated to the late great jazz Professor Longhair, Tipitina’s is one of—if not the best—music clubs in town. Tip’s combines a simple structure and a funky crowd with fabulous music, making it a go-to spot for jazz and brass roots music in uptown. Local jazz greats, such as Troy Andrews “Trombone Shorty” as well as famous out-of-towners play here. Advance tickets recommended.

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