Highlights

  • Backstreet Cultural Museum Learning about the city's deep well of unique African American institutions at this museum, dedicated to a street-level appreciation of local culture.
  • Louis Armstrong Park Catching live music or a parade in this culturally dynamic public space, which is a common starting point for protests and festivals.
  • Lafitte Greenway Biking or walking the length of Tremé to Mid-City along a well-groomed public green space.
  • St Louis Cemetery No 1 Wandering amidst the tombs of the city's long-passed residents in one of the most famous cemeteries in the city.
  • St Augustine Catholic Church Watching the local gospel choir belt out their Sunday best at this storied African American church.