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Welcome to New Orleans, a city of celebrations!  Steeped in history and dripping with vibrancy, New Orleans is a melting pot of cultures.  Experience the city’s vivacious live music scene, exceptional cuisine and sometimes unconventional traditions- a true testament to its French, African and American roots make this New Orleans class trip a hit.

Mardi Gras World

If your group is looking for a true New Orleans experience, Mardi Gras World is a must do.  Go behind the scenes to watch the legendary floats being built year-round, learn the history of Mardi Gras, meet the artists or try the famous King Cake.

Cajun Pride Swamp Tours

This privately-owned wildlife refuge is a just a quick drive from New Orleans.  Cajun Pride, Swamp Tours will take you on an educational journey through the Louisiana Bayou and its history through swamp eco-tours and plantation tours.

National WWII Museum

The National WWII Museum tells the story of the American experience in the war that changed the world.  Student groups (all groups) will be inspired by the stories, exhibits and shows that are part of this national treasure.

Steamboat Natchez

The Steamboat Natchez is a delightful, two-hour trip on the mighty Mississippi that allows student groups to study the history, ecology and economy of the region.  Don’t miss the boat on a good time!


Our itineraries are just a starting point for your adventure.  We work directly with you to create a student trip that’s perfect for your group.  If you want a unique performance or learning experience, we make it happen. Do you need to change days or add an attraction?  

Day 1:     

  • Arrive in New Orleans and meet your “full-scope” tour director
  • Audobon Zoo and Aquarium of the Americas
  • Outlet Collection at Riverwalk
  • Dinner at Creole Cookery


Day 2:     

  • Tour of New Orleans
  • Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World
  • Steamboat Natchez Cruise


Day 3:     

  • Swamp Boat Tour
  • Global Wildlife Center
  • Dinner at Mulate’s


Day 4:     

  • French Quarter Walking Tour ( including French Quarter, Jackson Square, Cabildo, St. Louis Cathedral and the Mississippi River)
  • National WWII Museum
  • Depart for home
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I have been traveling with Kaleidoscope for 19 years and still continue to be impressed by their expertise and willingness to go the extra mile to make my trip a success!

Christy Hauert

Our trip was a great success! Everything was well throughout and organized. I am very pleased with the level of care that went in to our trip becoming a success. Thank you!

Darcie Bishop

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