Lower Garden District Vacations
To feel the real pulse of New Orleans, pull on some comfortable shoes and explore nearby areas such as Bourbon Street, French Quarter, and Garden District.
Lower Garden District has a number of museums, exhibits and show venues nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Visit some of the interesting artistic and historic collections including the Mardi Gras World, the National World War II Museum and the Historic New Orleans Collection. To catch home-grown and touring acts, book tickets to Preservation Hall, the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts and the Le Petit Theatre Du Vieux Carre, one of the area’s most popular live concert venues. Pay a visit to the Contemporary Arts Center, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and Callan Contemporary, to get your fix of art.
If you are here with your partner and kids, load up everyone and go to the John P Lyons Memorial Center. Experience a unique wildlife experience at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.
If the sun is out, follow the locals and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. Enjoy some of the scenic city parks such as Woldenberg Park, the Louis Armstrong Park and the A.L. Davis Park.
While you are here, don’t miss some of the local sights such as Jackson Square, Congo Square and Lafayette Square. These are popular with locals and tourists alike. Admire some of the holy places such as the St Patricks Church and the Saint Joseph Church. Enjoy the atmosphere and gain an appreciation of the role religion in Lower Garden District.
Treat yourself to a new outfit, stock up on food or just enjoy the atmosphere at popular shopping destinations like French Market, the Shops at Canal Place and Riverwalk Marketplace.
Discover New Orleans’s passion for sport at New Orleans Arena, the home ground of the New Orleans Pelicans basketball team in winter and the Tulane Green Wave college basketball team. Fans of popular music can also check out the stadium’s program to see if there’s a pop or rock concert scheduled during their visit.
To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, think about making a reservation at one of the area’s many accommodation options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks it’s hard to go past the Le Pavillon Hotel, the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, and the Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans.