Wildlife of the Louisiana Swamp Lands Series: Reptiles

An In-Depth Look at the Reptiles of New Orleans’s Swamp Land Deep in the murky marshes and the dark bayous of New Orleans, Louisiana’s swamp lands lie all sorts of mysterious wildlife and plant life, too. Come with us on this journey, a series look deep into the reptiles of the swamps of Louisiana. In this article, we will feature just some of the reptiles of New Orleans swamps. But first, let’s remind ourselves what makes a reptile a reptile, indeed. The Characteristics of a Reptile What exactly is a reptile? Let’s go back to childhood and remember those science lessons again. A reptile according to “Any cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia, comprising the turtles, snakes, lizards, crocodilians, amphisbaenians, tuatara, and various extinct members including the dinosaurs.” Here are a few additional things to help you recognize what is and is not a reptile: Usually, have dry, scaly skin Most lay eggs, although not all. Have 4 legs B

Festivals in New Orleans

No city’s parties beat the festivals held in New Orleans, Louisiana. Home to more than 130 annual festivals and events, the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, is one big year-round party town. Although Mardi Gras is indisputably the most famous and well-attended of them all, it is certainly not the only festival in the Crescent City. From Cultural, musical, artistic, religious, culinary, and philanthropic, the festivals celebrated in NOLA all have one thing in common… No city’s parties beat the festivals held in New Orleans, Louisiana. Journey through the year with this list of some of the hottest festivals and cultural events New Orleans  has to offer. Arts Festivals Art and New Orleans go hand in hand. Almost every festival, even those not claiming to be centered around creativity, still feature art booths and galleries. Here are a few unique takes on art appreciation you can visit in the Crescent City. Whitney White Linen Night  is celebrated the first Saturday in August in the

15 Amazing Things to Do in the French Quarter

There is Much More to New Orleans Than Mardi Gras. You’ve heard them all and are probably confused if you aren’t from New Orleans… Names like Crescent City, the Big Easy, and NOLA all stand-in for New Orleans, Louisiana.  Maybe it’s because New Orleans is just too incredible to be called by only one name! As the cradle of Jazz music, the home of elegant wrought-iron balconies, and the breathtaking Southern Live Oaks, there is more to see in the French Quarter of New Orleans than Mardi Gras alone (although everyone should join the party at least once in their lifetime). History of the French Quarter  With over 300 years of history, there is much to learn about the French Quarter. Known as the Vieux Carre, it is the oldest neighborhood in the city of New Orleans.  Let’s start with a quick overview… The French claimed the area in the 1690s, and the Quarter was founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville in 1718. Following the Seven Years War, New Orleans ceded to the Spanish in

The Best French Quarter Hotels to Stay While You’re in New Orleans

To experience that Laissez-faire lifestyle in the soul of New Orleans, look no further than the historic and famous French Quarter. The French Quarter is the oldest neighborhood in New Orleans, vibrant with history and excitement, known as the Vieux Carre.  A visit to the famous French Quarter offers all the excitement of New Orleans. It is the home of iconic attractions such as Bourbon Street, Harrah’s Casino, Café Du Monde, House of Blues, and so much more. It’s the “place to be” when it comes to the heartbeat of New Orleans. A luxurious stay in one of the hotels in the French Quarter will place you steps away from the history and architecture, renowned jazz clubs, street performers, famed restaurants, fine art galleries, and, of course, the street performers and nightlife. What could be better? In this guide, you’ll find a list of the French Quarter’s best 10 hotels and a trip you’ll never forget. Our Top 10 List of Hotels in the French Quarter Where do we begin? There are so m

The #1 Swamp Tour in New Orleans

Bayou Swamp Tours New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 (504) 370-8771 Open 24 hours Website: Bayou Swamp Tours is the most convenient and fun event to add to your New Orleans vacation! Airboat tours & other swamp adventures is what we offer!

Bayou Swamp Tours

Bayou Swamp Tours New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 (504) 370-8771 Open 24 hours Website: The #1 Swamp Tour in New Orleans Bayou Swamp Tours is the most convenient and fun event to add to your New Orleans vacation! Airboat tours in New Orleans and other swamp adventures in New Orleans is what we offer to our customers. Give us a call anytime and we will take care of your entire tour plan from start to finish. If you need pickup we’ll make sure you get the most convenient pickup and drop off service possible, usually right from your hotel front doorstep! If you’re driving out to us, in addition to free parking, we’ll text and email you a link to the address so you can click and see where you’re heading with ease! We have customer service from 7 AM to Midnight every day and are always here to give you maximum entertainment during our amazing swamp tours.