Katrina utterly wiped out these beautiful 12-acre gardens, flooding the delicate plants in salt water and blacking out the electricity...
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...
New Orleans Museum of Art
Inside the park, the elegant museum was opened in 1911 and is well worth a visit both for its special exhibitions and top-floor...
Wait outside in that warm Esplanade air with clouds of Mid-City locals who swear by Lola’s paellas and fideuas (an angel-hair pasta...
City Park information
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 and dotted with museums, gardens, waterways, bridges, birds and the occasional alligator, City Park is the nation's fifth-largest urban park (bigger than Central Park in NYC) and New Orleans' prettiest green lung.