Get to Know the Famous Louisiana City's Vibrant and Historic Neighborhoods
From Lakeview and Mid-City to the Saenger Theatre and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, the Big Easy is one of the world's most fascinating places to explore. Grab your walking shoes, and become an urban adventurer. Lifelong resident and acclaimed author Barri Bronston leads you on 33 unique walking tours in this comprehensive guidebook.
Visit the legendary restaurants, music clubs, parks, and museums--and go beyond the obvious--with self-guided tours through the incomparable Crescent City. Escape into nature at Audubon Park. Enjoy a walk at the Lafitte Greenway, the premier walkway from the French Quarter to City Park. Take in the refreshing views along the Lakefront. Marvel at the stunning and historic architecture of Old Metairie.
With this guide in hand, you'll soak up the history, gossip, trivia, and more. The tours offer Barri's tips on where to eat, drink, dance, and play. With humorous anecdotes, surprising stories, and fun facts to share with others, this guidebook has it all. Whether you're looking for the lively flair of Magazine Street or a hip neighborhood like Faubourg Marigny, Walking New Orleans will get you there. Find a route that appeals to you, and walk New Orleans.
About the Author
Barri Bronston is a lifelong New Orleanian who takes every opportunity to explore the city's neighborhoods, museums, parks, restaurants, and watering holes. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and spent most of her career as a staff writer at The Times-Picayune, where she covered parenting, education, and other topics. She is currently assistant director of public relations at Tulane University.