Take the historic streetcar into the neighborhoods of New Orleans - beyond the French Quarter. Come along to discover the flavor of the Warehouse District, the Irish Channel, the Lower Garden District, and Uptown. Check out national museums, historic graveyards, southern Gothic mansions, and fabulous local haunts. Most of all -- check out the local, off the beaten path New Orleans.
National WWII Museum, Commander's Palace, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Lafayette Cemetery no 1
Canal Street in front of the tourist office at the intersection of St. Charles Avenue. Stand in the middle of the neutral ground. There are several streetcar tracks running in various directions. If you are staying in the French Quarter, it is no more than a ten minute walk from wherever you are. If you are not, take a cab or Uber to this location.
Places to stop along the way:
World War II Museum, Ogden Museum, Commander's Palace, Lafayette Cemetery No 1, Coquette, Basin, The Bulldog, The Balcony, Fleurty Girl, Magazine Street Antique Mall, Blue Cypress Books, Live Oak Cafe, Oak, The Magnolia Grill, Rum House
Best time of day:
Begin in the morning so that you can return to the French Quarter in the afternoon.
During the day, this area is well traveled. Never leave any belonging unattended on public transportation. During the summer, be sure to wear sunblock. Restroom facilities can be found at fast food locations or in pharmacies along the route.
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