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How To Make The Most Of This Year’s 4th Of July

15:00 July 03, 2020
By: McKenna Smith

This 4th of July might seem a little strange without all its usual fireworks and barbecues. So, for those struggling to come up with plans that keep in mind the safety of family and friends, Where Y'at has come up with some ideas on how you can still celebrate.

Enjoy a picnic on the water at Butterfly Riverview Park in Uptown

Look out at the Mississippi and enjoy a perfect sunset view at the Fly, while also making sure to maintain a six-foot distance from others.

Plan a kayak or paddleboard trip through Bayou St. John

Spend your day off moseying down Bayou St. John. For those who don't own their own boating equipment, Bayou Paddlesports rents! Check them out here.

Stay in and support a local food vendor by getting takeout

Enjoy a backyard meal with your household and order in. Check out Central City BBQ for some award-winning ribs here.

Take a bike ride through the streets of New Orleans

One of the best ways to see the city is by bike, so get outside and take a ride. Here is a link to a bike map of paths in and around the city.

Take the family tubing down the river

What better way to enjoy a holiday weekend than taking the family to do a bit of swimming? Check out this article for more information on where to go and how to plan.

It remains of the utmost importance when making your weekend plans that you please ensure that you are maintaining proper social distancing protocols and not putting the New Orleans community at risk.

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