Harahan is a great place to base yourself while you are in New Orleans as some of the city’s star attractions are nearby. The Colonial Golf and Country Club and the Louisiana Wildlife Museum are just two of the popular places to visit. Two other recommended attractions you’ll find nearby Harahan are the Rivertown Repertory Theatre and Morgan Park.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a rewarding holiday destination. To experience the city’s dynamic artistic culture, book a show at one of the gorgeous cultural performance centers such as the Prytania Theatre.
If you are travelling with kids, you’ll make their day if you take them to the child-friendly attractions nearby. Admire many kinds of interesting creatures at Audubon Zoo.
If the weather is good head outside and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. Read a book or newspaper in one of the local parks and gardens, which include Audubon Park.
If you love to play golf, visit the Audubon Golf Course. It's a perfect way to get out and enjoy the outdoors.
To shop for local fashion or enjoy a snack, set out to visit the Lakeside Shopping Center in Metairie.
An important local icon is New Orleans Arena, the main stadium for the New Orleans Pelicans basketball team in winter and the Tulane Green Wave college basketball team. New Orleans Arena is also a venue for concerts and entertainment.
To really get to know Harahan, consider staying close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Days Hotel New Orleans, Metairie, the Days Inn New Orleans Airport, Kenner, or the Four Points by Sheraton New Orleans Airport, Metairie.