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Travel Tips: Family Fun in New Orleans

Posted by on June 09, 2016

"If a fact-filled wander about town sounds like pure punishment, think again. For children, learning about the past can be fascinating, if the setting is right. Taking in the sights from a carriage is decidedly cool. So is picking out the mule leading your expedition."

It's true! A fantastic article written by Amy Tara Koch for The New York Times features a whole slew of must-dos for families planning to visit New Orleans.

The article, published in The New York Times on June 1, 2016, gave an honorable mention to our hard-working mules and the carriage drivers that love them. 

What a great description of our carriage tours! 

In just 30-minutes, our carriage tour covers more ground and history than a 2-hour walking tour! Each tour discusses history, culture, architecture, and dabbles into the subjects of voodoo, food, music, and more! These mule-drawn excursions are perfect for kids of all ages! 

In addition to recommending a mule-drawn carriage tour of the French Quarter with Royal Carriages, the article also suggests phenomenal New Orleans traditions such as beignets at Cafe DuMonde, an overstuffed po'boy at Johnny's, dancing and dining at Three Muses on Frenchmen, and more.

For fun culinary experience the whole family can enjoy, we agree with the selections of Dat Dog, Sucre`, and Jacque-Imo's Cafe for fun atmosphere and flavorful dishes that even the pickiest of eaters can enjoy! 

The New York Times also suggested that New Orleans is considered one of the Top 5 Family Vacation Alternatives to Disney World! 

Click here to read the article: The New York Times "New Orleans is a Party for Families"

This was such an awesome experience that we took 2 tours in 12 hrs! The 1st we did at night. Our guide was phenomenal. He spoke like a pirate and was very knowledgeable. His mule, Boudreau, took us through the French quarter. The 2nd tour we did we had Jonathan as our guide along with Queenie as our mule. We paid extra to go to the garden district and we were not disappointed. I actually fact checked Jonathan while on tour and I'm pleased to report he knows what he's talking about lol Thank you so much Jonathan. I hope Queenie gets an apple for this review because you both rock!

Facebook: Dinah Hamilton of Kirkland, Washington, USA

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