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New Orleans City Park
New Orleans City Park

New Orleans City Park

Free admission
1 Palm Dr, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70124

The Basics

For getting back to nature, City Park can’t be beat, from the lushly landscaped New Orleans Botanical Gardens to the world’s oldest live oak grove and the wild ecosystems of Couturie Forest. Athletes of all stripes will find plenty of space to practice at the Pepsi Tennis Center, Equest Field, the boating lake, and the multiple sports fields and stadiums. Families flock to City Park for the Louisiana Children’s Museum, Storyland theme park, City Putt mini golf, and Carousel Gardens Amusement Park.

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New Orleans City and Cemetery Bus Tour
New Orleans City and Cemetery Bus Tour
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USD49.98 per adult
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Excellent tour guide. Very informative. Would definitely recommend to others, especially it it's your first time visiting New Orleans.
Tawana_S, Jul. 2022

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Thank you. The bus was...
Mckynze_H, Aug. 2022
New Orleans City and Cemetery 2-Hour Bus Tour
Thank you. The bus was very clean and ac was great. Stops were to short and stressful, especially food stop.
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Our tourguide was...
Fenesa_R, Jul. 2022
New Orleans City and Cemetery Bus Tour
Our tourguide was fantastic! The bus wasn't over crowded and the AC worked great. My only complaint the van interior definitely needs a deep. Leaning. You can smell the smoke from previous guest embedded in the seats. This was of no fault to the driver he kept the bus clean and sanitary this is a mgt thing.
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Stuhpha is a great tour guide!
Karissa_J, Jul. 2022
New Orleans City and Cemetery 2-Hour Bus Tour
Stuhpha our guide was outstanding! Very informational and funny! Made the tour very enjoyable! I’ve done a similar tour in the past and this one was better than previous ones! The AC was cold and the bus was clean! Learned a lot of interesting facts about the city!
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Fun and informative
Nick_E, Jun. 2022
NOLA's BIG 4 PRIVATE EXPERIENCE: French Quarter/Garden Dist./Cemetery/City Park
Paul was fun, engaging and very knowledgeable. The tour was comfortable, clean and very informative. We’ve been to NOLA several times but never experienced it quite like this. Highly recommended!
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Highly Recommended
Peter_S, Apr. 2022
New Orleans Sightseeing City Tour
Very good tour. Get to see a lot of the city that you would miss if you just stayed in the Quarter. Clean vehicle, good driver, knowledgeable and pleasant guide.
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Excellent Tour and over Experience
Michael_H, Apr. 2022
Henley's Private Tours - Many guest have said "Best Private Tour in New Orleans"
We had an excellent experience with Glen Hensley's private tour. He has clearly researched New Orlean history extensively and showed us the city while narrating the entire way. We live in Atlanta and the couple we attended with reside in Dallas so we met in the Big Easy to reunite after the long Covid pause. Both couple were thrilled with the quality of the tour provided from Glen and highly recommend his services to others.
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See the different areas with information on the sights.
Patricia_M, Apr. 2022
New Orleans Sightseeing City Tour
Quick way to see the surrounding area, with facts and information. Comfortable and clean tour bus. Glad we finally decide to go.
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Great time!
Stephanie_J, Mar. 2022
New Orleans City and Cemetery Bus Tour
My tour was amazing! The bus was clean and the driver was so knowledgeable! There is so much to learn. I enjoyed every minute.
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Great Experience
Bob_H, Feb. 2022
New Orleans History and Sights Small-Group Bike Tour
Jeffrey was terrific. He is a knowledgeable guide. He was very personable and funny as well as attentive and careful of our safety. We made a mistake and did not reserve electric bikes, however he and the nice lady in the shop were able to get the electric bikes ready with no issues.
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Teddy was very...
Angela_G, Aug. 2022
New Orleans Small Group City Tour
Teddy was very informative and knowledgeable throughout the tour! He was also very friendly and nice! Learned alot about the history of NOLA!
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Great tour of New Orleans
Leroy_S, Aug. 2022
Private Tour of New Orleans in Luxury Transportation *Fully Licensed & Insured!
If you want a tour and learn about the real history of New Orleans this is the tour for you. Our tour guide was fantastic. Very knowledgeable and very nice guy! We enjoyed it very very much!
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Great trip!
Janie_F, Mar. 2022
New Orleans Sightseeing City Tour
Me and my friends didn’t have any plans in New Orleans and we found this tour and it was Amazing!! The guide was very knowledgeable and the drive was a very good driver and cared about our safety!
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Things to Know Before You Go

  • Bikes and boats are available to rent from Wheel Fun Rentals at the Big Lake Boat House.

  • For free cultural fun, stroll through the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden outside the New Orleans Museum of Art.

  • Food and drink are available at Parker’s Cafe in Carousel Gardens Amusement Park and Cafe NOMA inside the New Orleans Museum of Art.

  • Dogs are allowed off-leash at the City Bark dog park. Entrance requires permits and proof of vaccination.

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How to Get There

City Park is located in the Lakeview District of New Orleans. Parking is available at multiple locations, and the 48-City Park/Museum streetcar services the park from Canal Street.

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When to Get There

City Park is generally open from dawn to dusk, although hours vary by attraction and season. Check the City Park website for up-to-date hours. Visit the park some evenings for special events. From June to November, the weekly Thursdays at Twilight concert series is held at the Pavilion of Two Sisters, and in December, the annual Celebration in the Oaks holiday festival celebrates the season by cloaking the famous trees in more than one million sparkling lights.

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Carousel Gardens Amusement Park

This seasonal theme park inside City Park is a family favorite, featuring rides such as a miniature train, Tilt-a-Whirl, fun slide, Ferris wheel, and bumper cars. The crown jewel of the park is the rare vintage carousel known for its masterfully carved flying horses. Admission to Carousel Gardens is $5, and ride tickets can be purchased individually or with an unlimited-ride wristband. A ticket also includes admission to the Storyland theme park and playground for a full day of kid-friendly fun.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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