The Canal streetcar makes the run from the CBD to City Park. Three miles long, 1 mile wide, stroked by weeping willows and Spanish moss...
The 1906 carousel is a gem of vintage carny-ride happiness.
Sydney & Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden
Just outside the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Besthoff Sculpture Garden opened in 2003 with some 45 pieces from the world-renowned...
When an ice-cream parlor passes the 100-year mark, you gotta just step back and say, ‘Alright. Clearly, they’re doing something right.’...
Botanical Gardens information
Katrina utterly wiped out these beautiful 12-acre gardens, flooding the delicate plants in salt water and blacking out the electricity that regulated temperatures in the greenhouses. But it only took six months and the work and donations of a lot of volunteers and do-gooders before the gardens reopened. They’re not what they once were, but the plant life is growing and visitors are increasing – be one of them, and help bring back a city gem. On weekends and special events, pop into the New Orleans Historic Train Garden, a neat replica of old New Orleans intersected by G-gauge streetcars.