Summer Escapes: Beat the Heat in New Orleans

New Orleans

Cool off with exciting summer activities

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If youʻre booking your trip to New Orleans last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
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1. Discover History and Grace at The National WWII Museum

Step back in time and explore the gripping history of World War II at The National WWII Museum. With an array of immersive exhibits, visitors can learn about the heroism, sacrifice, and innovation of the enlisted men and women who served during this monumental period. Dive into the engaging and air-conditioned galleries to discover captivating artifacts, personal stories, and interactive displays. Beat the summer heat while reliving history by booking your tickets to one of New Orleans' most iconic museums.


2. Indulge in Sweet Relief at the New Orleans Ice Cream Company

What better way to beat the summer heat than with a delicious scoop of ice cream? Head over to the New Orleans Ice Cream Company and satisfy your sweet tooth with a wide variety of mouthwatering flavors. From classic options like chocolate and vanilla to unique creations like Bananas Foster or Creole Cream Cheese, there's a frozen treat for everyone. Don't miss out on this delectable experience – book your visit now and cool down with the finest ice cream in New Orleans.


3. Immerse Yourself in the Arts at the New Orleans Museum of Art

Step into a world of creativity and escape the heat at the New Orleans Museum of Art. Home to an extensive collection of art spanning from ancient to contemporary, this museum offers a haven for art lovers seeking refuge from the summer sun. Admire remarkable paintings, sculptures, and artifacts from various cultures and periods. With air-conditioned galleries and serene surroundings, the museum provides an ideal setting to appreciate artistic masterpieces while enjoying a cool respite. Book your visit now to experience the cultural oasis that awaits you.


4. Cool Down with a Brewery Tour at NOLA Brewing Company

Escape the summer heat with a refreshing beer tour at NOLA Brewing Company. Discover the art and science behind brewing exceptional craft beer while enjoying the cool air-conditioned brewery atmosphere. Learn about the brewing process, taste a variety of flavorful beers, and gain insights into the local beer culture of New Orleans. Whether you're a craft beer enthusiast or simply looking for a unique way to beat the heat, this brewery tour is a perfect choice. Book your spot now and savor the refreshing delight of NOLA-brewed beer.


5. Cool Down and Explore the Historic Garden District

Escape the summer heat while discovering the charm and elegance of New Orleans' historic Garden District. Stroll along the shaded streets adorned with antebellum mansions, captivating gardens, and graceful oak trees. Take a self-guided walking tour or join a guided walking tour to learn about the fascinating history of this enchanting neighborhood. Enjoy the cool shade and picturesque scenery as you imagine the stories that lie within the district's stunning architecture. Don't miss the chance to explore this hidden gem – book your Garden District adventure now and embrace the magnificence of New Orleans.


6. Stay Cool and Unwind at New Orleans City Park

Escape the summer heat by seeking shade and serenity at New Orleans City Park. With over 1,300 acres of lush greenery, picturesque landscapes, and captivating attractions, this urban oasis offers an ideal getaway for nature lovers and families. Take a leisurely stroll through the gardens, rent a paddleboat on one of the park's many lagoons, or explore the cool ambiance of the New Orleans Museum of Art located within the park. With numerous shaded areas and refreshing activities, City Park guarantees a delightful escape from the scorching summer sun. Book your visit now and experience the tranquility of this remarkable park.


7. Stay Cool and Explore the Haunted History of New Orleans

Escape the summer heat while uncovering the fascinating and eerie tales of New Orleans' haunted history. Join a guided tour and explore the city's most haunted locations, such as the French Quarter and the St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. Delve into the chilling stories of ghosts, voodoo, and mysterious legends that have shaped the rich fabric of this captivating city. With knowledgeable guides and air-conditioned transportation, you can enjoy a spine-tingling adventure while staying cool. Book your haunted tour now for an unforgettable exploration of New Orleans' dark side.


8. Stay Cool and Experience the Historic French Quarter

Step into a world of rich history, vibrant culture, and delicious cuisine in the heart of New Orleans – the French Quarter. As you stroll along the iconic streets, immerse yourself in the beauty of the historic architecture, listen to live jazz music, and savor the flavors of Creole and Cajun cuisine in acclaimed restaurants. Beat the summer heat by venturing into the air-conditioned boutiques, art galleries, and historic sites that line the Quarter's enchanting streets. Book your visit now and experience the soulful allure of the French Quarter while staying cool.