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We took the street car (see listing) then spent some time walking around on our own along St Charles, and Prytania (out on one, back on the other) as far as Napolean and back. Those of you who know the city better than I do...More
On our December trip to New Orleans, we had the opportunity to spend some time, once again, in the Lower-Garden District, though mostly along St Charles Ave. We took the St Charles Ave Streetcar to the Pontchartrain Hotel, to meet family for Brunch at the...More
The Garden District has always been considered to historically run from Louisiana Ave to Jackson Avenue, and St, Charles Ave to Magazine. Just ask the folks who pay the huge security services taxes in that area every year and who belong to The Garden District...More
We grew up in (wife is a native), or near (I am from the Mississippi Gulf Coast) New Orleans, an the Lower Garden District has always been a favorite neighborhood of ours. It has had some ups, and downs, and seems to be doing better,...More
A continuation of the Garden District. Area is just as charming with beautiful houses, great tree cover and places to stop and eat. The best way to see it close up is to walk around. You can take the streetcar to save time, but you...More
We took the St. Charles streetcar here ($1.25 exact change only) and enjoyed the trip through downtown. Once we reached the garden district the street opened into a stunning wide avenue lined with huge old trees and Spanish moss. We hopped off at 3rd and...More
Beautiful homes. Some are in better shape than others. Stay away from the tour leaving from the bookshop! It was terrible! Stood 45 min in the sun (got a sunburn) to hear in incorrect historical facts and a few offensive religious comments. We paid $20pp...More