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5 great things to do this summer in #NOLA on a budget!

As summer approaches, According to American Express, the average family may spend per person in the United States is $1,145, or $4,580 for a family of four on summer vacations.  But if you are seeking to have a great time this summer without breaking the budget.  Here are five great things you can do this summer for less than $100!

#1 For those who love summer adventure

Heli-co provides helicopter tours in our city.  Trips cost as low as $20 if you book via online.  A great way to experience the city from a different view.

#2 For those who love history

Know NOLA Tours is a local business owned and operated by New Orleans tour guide and historian Malik Bartholomew.  Tours are throughout the city (French Quarters, Treme and other areas) and conducted for $25 per tour.  You can book online at to learn more.

# 3 For those who love the swamp 

Cajun Encounter Tours provide city, plantation and swamp tours by tour guides. From swamp tours to pub crawls, plantation tours and more, we have a tour for everyone and we guarantee to make your experience to New Orleans an unforgettable adventure. Prices start at $29 and you can book online at

#4 For those who love the water

For those who love water, you may want to check out Joe Rugs Adventures.  There are different water activities to choose from.  Many of the packages are priced under $100 per person – allows individuals to enjoy the water.  Here shown, is a fun and romantic New Orleans Sunset Cruise aboard the Miss Who Dat. The boat leaves the dock daily and you can book online at

#5 For those who love a good party provides low-cost solutions for party supplies to help host your party!  In New Orleans, you know there is always something to celebrate!  This business is owned by a local entrepreneur, Dr. Brandi McField.  The site provides great decorative items, party favors, themed birthday party supplies and so much more!

Kemcents’ Tip

As you prepare for the summer and if it is your desire to take a vacation, determine ways to reduce your vacation costs.  Consider exploring reward programs, setting aside a few dollars in a vacation fund, or using Google’s tracking feature to determine the best time to purchase airfare.

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