Are you thinking about going to New Orleans but don’t know where to start on your vacation? There are tons of exciting and fun activities you could be doing from Riverboat cruises, swamp boat tours, and eating amazing Cajun cuisine. If you want to have some fun or wild times during your trip I’d recommend going during Southern Decadence, on Labor Day weekend. You’ll have the best time during this “Gay Mardi Gras”.Most of the events for Decadence occur as it starts to get dark, but you may not want to sit around all day waiting for the festivities to start. One of the most fundamental activities that you must experience in New Orleans is a Riverboat Cruise. If you want to be taken care of from the get go, you can order the limousine service to pick you up at the airport and pamper you straight to the boat. The Creole Queen, a paddlewheeler boat is considered a “floating palace”, complete with dining, drinks and entertainment.If you haven’t had enough of the water activities, or want something a little bit more face paced and exciting, take an airboat or swamp tour with Jean Lafitte. Your Cajun guides will impart their knowledge on the legends and lores of Louisiana history. Here you can explore Louisiana’s back country and come face to face with some of the largest and scariest animals in the bayou before you let out your animal side at Decadence.If you get hungry during your night of debauchery, the Acme Oyster House is quick to please and satisfy your hunger. This restaurant isn’t just another tourist attraction; even the locals will line up for their turn at hand-shucked Louisiana oysters served with some New Orleans favorites like gumbo and jambalaya. This place does not disappoint and is backed with a rack of awards for best oysters in the south. View More Event Spotlight ArticlesView More Gaycations Articles

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