Sightseeing in Gautier

50% Off at Condé-Charlotte Museum House Visits

Condé-Charlotte Museum House

Conde-Charlotte Museum House

$10 $5

Historical home exhibits artifacts from the five countries Mobile has belonged to: France, Spain, Britain, the US, and the Confederacy

Half Off Admission to History Museum of Mobile

History Museum of Mobile

Central Business District

$14 $7

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Dedicated to 300-plus years of Mobile history, the museum's permanent exhibitions include artifacts such as artwork and a ship cannon

Up to 51% Off Contemporary Art Gallery Membership

Centre for the Living Arts

Central Business District

$35 $17

Contemporary art gallery spotlights issues that affect the Gulf Coast through multi-media art exhibits, films, performances, and education

Up to 56% Off an Overnight Stay in a Luxury RV Resort

Lake Osprey RV Resort

Elberta

$100 $49

Stay for multiple nights in a landscaped RV site in a natural preserve; the resort features a clubhouse, pool, hot tub, 11-acre lake & more

Up to 50% Off from Premier Dolphin Cruise

Premier Dolphin Cruise

Portofino Boardwalk

$60 $30

Guests feel the sea breeze on their cheeks as they sail Santa Rosa Sound in an open-air catamaran and scan the waters for dolphins

Up to 50% Off at French Quarter History and Ghostbuster Tours

French Quarter History and Ghostbuster Tours

French Quarter

$25 $15

Guests learn about the history and hear haunted stories from the French Quarter

Up to 52% Off Bike Tours with Beignets

French Quarter Bike Tours

French Quarter

$102.95 $49

Atop comfy cruiser bikes, tourers see New Orleans's historic district and enjoy a basket of tasty beignets

Up to 54% Off Historical or Haunted Walking Tours

Dark Crescent Tours

New Orleans

$50 $25

Supernatural tours present the history of New Orleans through a macabre lens; history tour ambles through French Quarter and Algiers Point

Up to 58% Off New Orleans Historical Walking Tours

G L-f de Villiers

Multiple Locations

$60 $30

Tour-goers learn interesting tidbits about the city during guided tours with themes such as "Cemeteries and Voodoo" and "Literary History"

Up to 63% Off Cemetery Tour

French Quarter Phantoms

PJs Coffee House

$40 $16

Visitors encounter more than 700 tombs and the grave of Marie Laveau while tip-toeing through a cemetery built in 1789

Up to Half Off Tours of Beauregard-Keyes House

Beauregard-Keyes House

French Quarter

$20 $10

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Tour of former home of General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard & author Frances Parkinson Keyes highlights Victorian architecture & items

Up to 53% Off Bus Tour from Southern Style Tours

Southern Style Tours

Central Business District

$45 $22

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Bus tours explore the birthplace of jazz while rolling past elaborate crypts, history-filled mansions, and celebrity homes

Up to 53% Off Bike Rentals

Capital City Trolleys

French Quarter

$35 $17

Pedal around town with hourly and daily bike rentals

Up to 48% Off City and Ghost Tours

Historic New Orleans Tours

Multiple Locations

$40 $22

(499)

See the French Quarter or St. Louis Cemetary through a supernatural lens, or learn about the architecture and culture of the garden district

Up to 56% Off Historic New Orleans Walking Tour

Ella Tours LLC

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

Guides teach tour groups about some of the city's most fascinating women during 2- to 2.5-hour historical walking tours of New Orleans

Up to 54% Off a Historical or Ghost Tour

Magic Tours, LLC

Corner of Royal and St. Louis

$50 $25

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Walk among the graves at St. Louis Cemetery, historic mansions in the Garden District or French Quarter, or markers of the city's dark past

Up to 51% Off from 3-in-1 Walking Cemetery Tour

Witches Brew Tours

New Orleans

$50 $25

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Walking tour travels through historic haunts, including the French Quarter, St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, and Congo Square

52% Off New Orleans Architecture Tour

New Orleans Savvy Tours

Jackson Square

$60 $29

Architecture tours stroll through the French Quarter and discuss French and Spanish styles, with historic homes and landmarks as examples

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Designed by celebrated architect Frank Gehry, the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art exalts the work of George E. Ohr, a ceramic artist and moustache enthusiast known as the "Mad Potter of Biloxi." After it was destroyed in 2005 by Hurricane Katrina, the campus reopened in 2010 amidst a grove of ancient live-oak trees, featuring a series of six aesthetically impressive pavilions that include a welcome center, a gallery of African-American art, and an interpretive center inside a reconstruction of the house of emancipated craftsman Pleasant Reed. Current exhibitions include collections from some of the art world's biggest names, including Andy Warhol and ceramic sculptor Jun Kaneko, as well as selections from Ohr's Gulf Coast collection, which inspired the American Modernist movement and several MLB baseball teams to wear ceramic pots instead of baseball hats.

386 Beach Blvd
Biloxi,
MS
US

The USS Alabama spent 37 months in active duty during World War II. It earned nine battle stars and never suffered significant damage from enemy fire. Following this illustrious military career, the battleship was set to be scrapped because of the prohibitive cost of maintaining a wartime fleet. But in 1964, Alabama schoolchildren put forth a fierce fundraising campaign and raised $100,000 to save the ship. Their efforts inspired a corporate sponsor to supply the $1 million balance, and the navy donated the ship. And so the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park was born.

Today, the ship rests safe and sound in the harbor—a 680-foot mammoth whose enormous mass displaces more than 44,500 tons of water. More than 13 million visitors have trod its deck, wandered through its passages, and gazed at its 29 16-inch and .38-caliber guns.

Resting alongside the ship, the WWII submarine USS Drum welcomes visitors to explore inside its labyrinthine hull, inviting them to climb through hatches and imagine what life would be like if every doorway were round. The memorial park also houses a cavalcade of military equipment, vehicles, and aircraft on display, including a T-55 Iraqi tank, a Cold War–era Lockheed A-12 Blackbird, and a World War II–era Douglas C-47D Skytrain.

2703 Battleship Pkwy
Mobile,
AL
US

The five flags in front of the Condé-Charlotte Museum House represent Mobile’s tumultuous history under the rule of five countries: France, Spain, Britain, the United States, and the Confederate States. Within the house, visitors can see antique furnishing that correspond to each of these periods in time, with a different theme in each room—for example, the British room holds antiques from 1763–1780, when the British occupied the city. The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in Alabama run the house and operate its tours, which traverse both inside and the outdoor, Spanish-themed garden.

104 Theatre St
Mobile,
AL
US

Built in 1857, the Southern Market/Old City Hall building served as home to three groups: the mayor and his city council meetings, several local militias, and a food market. Since then, the Italianate building has been deemed a national landmark, and its tenants have been whittled down to one: History Museum of Mobile. With its permanent exhibitions, the museum preserves more than 300 years of Mobile history, starting with the city's first Native American inhabitants. Interactive exhibits and artifacts—including antique silver and a cannon recovered from the CSS Alabama, which sunk during an 1864 battle—usher guests all the way to the present day.

Along with its mainstay exhibitions, the museum hosts events dedicated to film screenings, lectures, and debunking myths purported by Magic 8 Balls. History Museum of Mobile team has also helped open two other historical sites in town, including the Phoenix Fire Museum, which houses horse-drawn steam engines.

111 S Royal St
Mobile,
AL
US

With its imposing, slate-gray façade, the 170-year-old U.S. Custom House may be the last building in which you’d expect to hear the delighted squeals of children. But behind the steely columns, the building erupts into 23,000 square feet of colorful displays and fluttering, scuttling insects, courtesy of the Audubon Society and Insectarium. In the Asian garden, hundreds of butterflies dodge shafts of sunlight to alight on tropical ferns and the shoulders of young visitors. And at the Insects of New Orleans gallery, visitors can ogle the pink katydids, cockroaches, and lovebugs that contribute to the city’s heritage.

These bug-filled displays are all part of the insectarium’s mission to conserve Louisiana’s indigenous species and inspire stewardship in its visitors. While adults can sate their curiosity with the vast array of exotic species, curators gear many displays toward young guests by making them lighthearted and interactive: the Field Camp’s entomologist answers questions about how to collect bugs or break up flea-circus strikes, and at Bug Appétit, chefs dole out insect-filled delicacies to adventurous palates.

423 Canal St
New Orleans,
LA
US

Founded in 1976 by a group of ambitious visual and performing artists, the Contemporary Arts Center still keeps in touch with its roots as an artist-driven community organization. The award-winning design of its ever-changing gallery, atrium, and theater spaces juxtaposes the original architecture of a turn-of-the-century warehouse building with newer materials and aesthetics. Within its 30,000 feet of open event space, the CAC hosts a range of events, such as curated contemporary exhibitions, world and local music performances, and special galas such as the SweetArts Bash.

When not coordinating exhibitions and performances, the CAC staff also leads educational programs such as one-day art camps, which expose children and adults to the arts. In these programs, professional local artists train groups in drama, dance, music, visual arts, and creative writing.

900 Camp St
New Orleans,
LA
US