Of all the party towns in the United States, none lives up to its reputation more than New Orleans. Famous for its food, music, and lively atmosphere, this is a place where there is almost always something fun going on.
One place you definitely have to visit when heading out to New Orleans is the Audubon Zoo. Located in the historic Uptown neighborhood and with plenty of convenient Audubon Zoo hotels nearby, the Audubon Zoo offers a wide mix of exotic animals from around the world. Visitors can take part in daily animal presentations, chats, and feeds, and can even experience some hands-on animal encounters. While the zoo has a wide selection of shopping and dining that you can partake in, there are also plenty of other sites that are worth seeing once you head out.
The French Market, which is about four miles away from lots of hotels in New Orleans, brings merchants from every corner of the world into an open-air shopper's paradise. There you can find unique clothing, antiques, jewelry, and crafts. The National World War II Museum, which is also around four miles away, is a place where history buffs can learn about the American experience during World War II.
Of course, no visit to New Orleans would be complete with sampling the local cuisine. Make sure you bring your appetite for big helpings of gumbo, jambalaya, and red beans and rice. Of course, you will need to find a hotel near Audubon Zoo in order to wet your feet in all that New Orleans has to offer.
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