Local Fun for the Entire Family

family funThe weather is warming up and the kids are probably anxious to get out of the house. Don’t worry! There are a ton of fun things to do around Harvey, LA. Take the whole family to check out these great attractions and events that all of you are sure to enjoy.

Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium

The Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium is dedicated to over 900,000 species of insects. This beautiful place lets you take a peek into the beautiful world of these insects and butterflies. There is a Hall of Fame at this location that showcases some amazing specimens, a swamp habitat, a café with insect-themed food, and a Japanese garden with free-flying butterflies. Bring the whole family and don’t forget to bring your camera!

Carousel Gardens Amusement Park

Carousel Gardens Amusement Park features flying horses on an antique carousel that has been running since 1906. The park also features other fun activities like bumper cars, tilt-a-whirl, 40-foot slide, Ferris wheel, and a roller coaster. Get here early because the kids will want to stay all day long!

City Putt

City Putt is a new 36-hole mini golf course that is fun for the family. The holes are split into two different courses: The Louisiana Course which showcases cultural themes from around the state; and the New Orleans course, which features cultural themes from around the city. City Putt is located across from Carousel Gardens, so make a day of it and visit both!

Cool Zoo

Cool Zoo is the best water park in the city! It’s the perfect place for kids to cool down after a visit to the Audubon Zoo. The water park features jumping waterspouts, a gigantic alligator water slide, a spider monkey soaker, water-spitting snakes, and Gator Run – a relaxing lazy river. Don’t forget to visit the Roman Candy Cart to try some of their famous taffy. This place is fun for the whole family!

All of these great attractions are fun for everyone. Jump in your Mazda and make a day of it. Are you in need of a vehicle? Come to Ray Brandt Mazda and let us take care of you! We would love to help you find a family vehicle today.