Local Attractions

Located just minutes from the excitement of New Orleans, Jefferson Healthcare Center has many activities available for our clients and their families. 

The National WWII Museum
Designated by Congress as the official WWII museum for the United States, this expansive museum tells the story of the war that changed the world. 

Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
This park protects significant examples of the rich natural and cultural resources of Louisiana’s Mississippi River Delta region. The park consists of six separate sites.

Audubon Zoo
Located in historic Uptown New Orleans, Audubon Zoo offers an exotic mix of animals from around the globe, engaging educational programs, hands-on animal encounters and lush gardens.

The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
Located on the Mississippi River adjacent to the French Quarter, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas immerses you in the underwater world of penguins, otters, sting rays, sharks, sea turtles and other creatures. 

Lakeside Shopping Center
Located in the New Orleans Metro area, Lakeside Shopping Center is a shopping destination with over 120 stores including Dillard’s, JCPenney and Macy’s.

Jefferson Performing Arts Center
JPAC’s mission is to provide the Jefferson Parish metropolitan area with a modern, state-of-the-art theater for expansion of the arts to the community, to include concerts and plays inclusive of all ages and cultures.

Mercedes Benz Superdome 
Home to the New Orleans Saints, the Sugar Bowl and numerous other conventions and events, the Superdome is one of the signature iconic sights of the Big Easy. 

With so much to see and do, there are numerous tours of the area, including swamp tours, plantation tours, French Quarter tours, garden tours, riverboat tours, culinary tours and city tours.