Kamba Kourse, located inside the Audubon Zoo, is a 44-foot tall, 3 level ropes course complete with 33 exciting elements including zig-zag beams, cargo nets, angled rope ladders, crisscross walks and more. All ages and abilities above 42" tall can experience the Sky Trail attraction. Participants are able to choose their path through the rope elements while going at their own pace with the ability to pass other participants at each platform. For young adventurers, there's Sky Tykes, a specially designed ropes course for kids ages 2-7 or under 48" tall.
Experience Mardi Gras! See Mardi Gras magic created right before your eyes in this maze of amazing carnival creations. Learn Mardi Gras history and culture, watch artists and sculptors create majestic floats, and take home a Mardi Gras experience you'll never forget!
National Park Week - and FREE Days Americas Best Idea - the national parks - announced the launch of Find Your Park, a public awareness and education campaign celebrating the milestone centennial anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016 and setting the stage for the next 100 years. It's about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations and enhancing America's best idea - the national parks! It's all happening in your national parks.
Only 128 of our country's 407 national parks usually charge an entrance fee. So start planning your visit!
If you're planning a trip that includes multiple national parks, you might consider the $80 annual pass that provides entrance to all national parks, national wildlife refuges, national forests, and many other Federal lands-more than 2,000 in all. The America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass is offered free to all active duty military members and their dependents. Information on these and other pass options is available online. (less)... Read more
Junior Ranger programs engage young people in age-appropriate activities that allow them to discover the significance of a specific site, introduce them to the national park system and to the mission of the National Park Service. They reveal to children that these amazing places belong to them. Junior Ranger programs are designed to provide participants with the flexibility to discover and interact with the park at their own pace and within the limits of their visit.
They encourage children and their families to explore things they might otherwise have missed, to get out and walk around, to explore further by visiting specialized programs, park movies, exhibits, trails overlooks, talking to a ranger, and others.
When you get to the park visitor center ask a park ranger or volunteer for a junior ranger booklet if you are between the ages of 6-12 and you can fill it out and earn a badge! (less)... Read more
Steam Powered Sternwheeler Cruise back in time aboard the authentic Steamboat NATCHEZ, the ninth in a prestigious line of steamboats dating from the 1880's. Families should always make a stop in the main salon to view pictures of her predecessors and their place in history. Today she is the last authentic steamboat on the Mississippi River. After enjoying the French Quarter it is only a few steps to board and depart on your cruise from the heart of the historic French Quarter on our Harbor Cruise. Board to the sounds of the Steam Calliope, a unique steam organ, followed by a trip to the museum quality steam engine room and top deck gift shop. Live historic and port narration brings the Mississippi River alive during your two cruise. Optional food is prepared on-board as we cruise seven miles toward the mouth of the River and back. This is why families sail from the heart of the French Quarter of New Orleans only steam powered sternwheeler. Everyone loves a winner and the Natchez is the winner of numerous steamboat races up and down the Mississippi River. (less)... Read more
$3 off Adult cruise Tickets and $1.50 off Children on the Steamboat Natchez
Steamboat Natchez Coupon Save $3 off Adult cruise Tickets and $1.50 off Children 6-12yrs. Children 5 years and under ride Free. 11:30am or 2:30pm cruises.
Southern Art Museum The Ogden Museum of Southern Art is home to the largest collection of Southern art in the world. Artists such as Hunt Slonem, Ida Kohlmeyer, William Eggleston, Clementine Hunter are represented in the collection. Check the Web sit for specific children's activities. Admission: Free to members: $10 adults; $8 seniors (65+) and students (18+); $5 for children 5 to 17; free for children under 5 years of age. Hours: Weds. - Sun. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Thurs. 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
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