The Road Less Traveled is committed to providing exceptional travel experiences for young adults. In 2016, the American Camp Association recognized The Road Less Traveled as the winner of the 2016 Gordie Kaplan Program Excellence award. This ACA award honors outstanding student travel programs and recognizes organizations that develop positive and creative responses to the needs of people and ecosystems across the globe.
Our work with children is serious business. Our commitment to safety is unrivaled and we always place quality before quantity. This conviction has empowered and inspired us to provide only the best in training, emergency preparedness, and staffing over the years. To learn more about our ACA accreditation, our exceptional safety record, our Markel's Safety 1st Recognition, B-Corp Certification, and extensive leader training please visit this page.
To marvel at the Mighty Mississippi
To explore Audubon Park, with its mossy-draped oaks, quiet lagoons and meditative labyrinth
To take a break in the French Quarter for a powdery beignet and sweet café au lait
To visit Cajun Country, nearby yet a world away with its uniquely rustic culture
To see first-hand the catastrophic effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and shipping canals
To help rebuild homes in neighborhoods still struggling from the after-effects of past hurricanes
To discover what voodoo is really all about
To learn from a chef what makes Cajun cooking so hot
Take in a performance of the legendary Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Ride a bayou fan boat to visit some very large and toothsome reptiles
Chill out with a sno-ball, a cup of finely shaved ice drenched in colorful syrup
Tour colorful neighborhoods in vintage streetcars
We invite you to start your journey to New Orleans today.