Wildlife of the Louisiana Swamp Lands Series: Reptiles


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.

New Orleans Airboat Tours

New Orleans Airboat Tours What Is An Airboat? An airboat is a flat-bottomed watercraft that is propelled by a caged aircraft-type propeller and powered by an automotive engine. Airboats can operate in water as shallow as a few inches, as there are no parts under the water level. Alexander Graham Bell invented the first airboat in […]

Bayou vs. Swamp – What’s the Difference?

Bayou vs. Swamp

There’s a good chance if you’re visiting New Orleans for the first time, you might not be familiar with precisely what a bayou or a swamp is. And what activities can you do on a bayou or a swamp? Bayou Swamp Tours has just the answer you are seeking. Bayou vs. swamp, we’ll tell you the difference. What […]

What Is The Difference Between An Alligator and A Crocodile?

One place where you’re sure to find alligators is on a swamp tour through the Bayou in New Orleans. You don’t have to worry about alligators attacking you on your swamp tour since alligators are less aggressive than crocodiles and will typically escape if approached by humans.

Helpful New Orleans Mardi Gras FAQs

Mardi Gras season begins every year in early January. The festival has been a time-honored tradition in New Orleans for generations. If you’re considering traveling to the city for Mardi Gras, give yourself some time to research all of the different activities and events that will be going on. Also, figure out where you would […]

How To Plan A Romantic Getaway In New Orleans

If you’re searching for the perfect romantic getaway, look no further than New Orleans. The city is a great location for quick getaways because there is some much to do. Everything from food, drinks, tours, and wildlife are all at your disposal. When planning your getaway, you’ll want to think about a few details, such […]

King Cake, Mardi Gras’s Favorite Treat

Everyone should visit New Orleans during Mardi Gras at least once, whether you travel here solo, with a partner, or the entire family, there is something here for everyone to enjoy. Don’t stress trying to figure out all the details, check out Your Guide to Mardi Gras 2020 for loads of tips and tricks. One of the […]

5 Unique NOLA Bachelor Party Ideas

Planning a fun bachelor party doesn’t have to be stressful. New Orleans is a fantastic destination for all parties, no matter the time of year. Experience the famous Mardi Gras celebrations, which begin in early January. Then take in the local music scene by visiting one of our many jazz clubs. Take a break from […]

Top 4 Traditional NOLA Dishes You Must Try

The Best New Orleans Food the Big Easy Has to Offer The Big Easy, with its diverse mixture of people, has inspired some fantastic cuisine. Settlers to the region figured out how to live off the land and utilize all available resources to make their food. For example, the Louisiana Bayous are home to many […]

Where To Stay For Mardi Gras 2020 – Mardi Gras Hotels

New Orleans is a major tourist destination with many options for accommodations. You’ll have the choice of quaint bed & breakfasts and luxury hotels. So, where is the best location to stay during the Mardi Gras celebrations? If you’re looking for a party scene, stay around the Bourbon Street area. Book a hotel with balcony […]