My favorite way to explore a new city is to walk around it. Sometimes Tanner & I will start with one area or neighborhood in mind, but from there we’ll start walking the streets, taking in the look & feel of a place & see what we discover along the way. In New Orleans, it was no different. We began our time with a quick look at a map & a short drive to get an overall feel of the city & from there picked a spot & started walking – found some great restaurants & shops with some surprises along the way. Here are some of my favorite images from our walks about town.
I loved riding the streetcar in the rain. I wish Atlanta had such cool public transportation!
It rained every single day we were in New Orleans, but I felt like it gave the city a very romantic vibe (though it didn’t help the humidity at all!)
Esplanade was one of my favorite streets in the French Quarter. I loved the old houses & ancient arching trees.
All over the city I found these old posts where people tied up their horses back in the day. I kinda loved them…
What do you think of that funky bike rack? Pretty sweet, if you ask me!
I also love the experience of exploring a city at night. It can be so fun to walk the streets, see the shimmering lights of the city and discover how a city transforms from day to night.
Stay tuned for my last post from NOLA featuring the gorgeous Lanaux Mansion!