Beautiful architecture with a plethora of historical homes. Neither of us are architecture buffs but it is truly a beautiful bike ride. Found self guided bike tour pdf to download online. Just google it..
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Always fun to look at the beautiful homes and the history. Be sure to stop by the Columns Hotel and grab a drink on their huge porch that overlooks St. Charles Street
We had some time one afternoon for exploring so went to the Garden District. What a lovely hidden gem of an area. We googled Anne Rice's house which we found and totally could imagine her writing The Witches series and also the Vampire series there....More
Very quiet section of New Orleans with beautiful historic homes under canopies of Live Oaks. If you have time, walk down some of the streets. Make sure you watch for the blue ceilings on the porches!
The garden district is truly lovely. It's filled with well-maintained, stately homes and mature gardens. There are also plenty of places to grab refreshments on Magazine Street. I highly recommend touring on foot as driving through will not give you a feel for it or...More
If you like architecture this is the area. The homes here are beautiful. Also the cement art in this area is the one they use to film most movies. There are small shops, book stores, coffee stops. On Magazine St there are bars and restaurants...More
This area has not suffered the ups and downs of New Orleans in the recent past. Can walk around or drive.
We took a walk around on a Sunday afternoon, the houses are interesting and each quite individual. If there's somewhere particular you want to see get directions before you visit.
Take an incredible walk in this area. Full of beautiful gardens and houses. PS! Don't take paid trip there, go by yourself...