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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

Historic New Orleans Tours - By far, the best NO walking tours!

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)

Confederacy of Cruisers (tour on bikes)

Local Brewing Companies

Urban South Brewery

NOLA Brewing Company

Port Orleans Brewing Co.

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) New addition to the garden 9/2019

Historic New Orleans Collection (museum and research center)

Children's Museum  new location at City Park, new attractions 8/2019

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 See the new section added 9/2019

Prytania Theatre Close to the Chimes, Independent theater 

The Broad Theater  Independent theater

Second Line Sundays, Takin It to the Streets Social and Pleasure Clubs parade (only in New Orleans)

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