Chimes Bed and Breakfast

Area Attractions

In and around New Orleans there are activities for all ages. The tours that are striving to be ecologically conscious, historically factual and offer easy access to the activity are popular with travelers. We have listed a few that you may want to consider during your stay at the Chimes Bed and Breakfast. Specific advice, tailored to your interests, is offered during your stay.

Walking, Biking and Transported Tours

Garden District Walks NOLA

Walking Tours: Historic New Orleans Tours, French Quarter, New Orleans Music Tour, Haunted French Quarter Tour, Cemetery Voodoo Tour

Two Chicks Walking Tours

Swamp Kayak Tours, Honey Island Swamp, Manchac Wildlife Tour

Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours and Air Boats

Tours by Isabelle (transported tours in a small van)

Jean Lafitte National Historic Park, French Quarter

Racontoursinnola.com

Confederacy of Cruisers (tour on bikes)


Local Brewing Companies

Urban South Brewery

NOLA Brewing Company

Parleaux Beer Lab


Museums and Plantations

National World War II Museum

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Southern Food and Beverage & Museum of the American Cocktail

New Orleans Museum of Art (take a picnic to the Sculpture Garden)

Historic New Orleans Collection (museum and research center)

Backstreet Cultural Museum

Whitney Plantation The focus is on slavery

Laura Plantation French Creole family who owned & bred slaves

Houmas House Owed by wealthy Sugar Barons of the 1800’s (a modern twist to an old property-pick up a glass of wine at the Turtle Bar and wander the grounds)


Churchs & Events

St. Alphonsus Church – Art and Cultural Center

Irish Channel 504 524-8116
Open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 10am-2pm

St. Augustine Church, Treme Cultural landmark of NO’s black history (jazz Sunday)

St. Roch Campo Santo, Cemetery and tiny Chapel

St. Mary’s Assumption, Irish Channel

St. Stephens Church, three blocks from the Chimes Bed and Breakfast

Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church  (gospel-welcoming congregation)

St. Joseph Day Alters – throughout the city


Other Things to Do

Audubon Zoo, Uptown,

Audubon Insectarium, French Quarter

Aquarium of the Americas, French Quarter

New Orleans Bouldering Lounge

Langlois, Cajun and Creole Dinner Party, Cooking School 

Mardi Gras World Unique and artistic inside view on building floats

City Park Sculpture Garden (take a picnic and enjoy the art)