Love gardens? You’ll find no shortage of plant and flower varieties at the New Orleans Botanical Garden. A city fixture since 1936, the grounds are home to more than 2,000 species of native and exotic plants, including the largest palm collection in Louisiana. Step inside the garden’s conservatory (pictured) for an exhibit on fossils of prehistoric plant life.
Chalmette Battlefield CruiseHistorical River Cruise Focusing on the critical Battle of New Orleans, this cruise offered twice daily is narrated by a costumed re-enactor who takes guests on a journey through the history of the city as we sail downriver to the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and the historic Chalmette Battlefield.
I have never been to a midwest USA flea market before and this came recommended by a colleague! Springfield, Ohio Springfield Antique Show & Flea Market. Definitely a fun weekend roadtrip idea with the kids!