Off the Beaten Path in New Orleans

Off the Beaten Path in New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana (B)

I’ve written quite a lot about New Orleans, so you might be thinking: What else is there? Believe me there is so much more, 7 visits later I am still discovering new things, not only in NOLA’s more well known neighborhoods like The French Quarter and Garden District, but in other less touristy areas of the Crescent City as well.

In recent years, areas outside the French Quarter are being revitalized, and it’s been great to see the transformations taking place. We will always love The Quarter, but we also love branching out to explore other neighborhoods as well.

Our new favorite area to explore is the Bywater, a neighborhood filled with colorful historic homes, many of which have been fixed up, trendy new restaurants, bars, parks and shops. A new life is being injected into this up and coming neighborhood and we’re excited to discover something different each time we visit.

Crescent Park is a recreational area, which runs along the Mississippi River for 1.4 miles between Elysian Fields Avenue to Mazant Street. The park includes 20 acres of landscaping with paths for walking, jogging, and biking, picnic areas, and a dog run. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Off the Beaten Path in New Orleans
Guide Location: USA » New Orleans
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Hilary Gudgel
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Crescent Park
  • Piety Street Bridge
  • Bao & Noodle
  • Studio BE
  • The Palace Art Market
  • Dat Dog
  • The Spotted Cat
  • Derby Pottery & Tile
  • Dirty Coast
  • District Donuts
  • Sucre
  • Cochon Butcher
  • French Truck Coffee
  • Red Truck Clubhouse
  • Red Truck Gallery
  • Armstrong Park