The Tranquility Of This Overlooked Park Near New Orleans Is Truly Special

City Park and Audubon Park are certainly magical urban oases that are a welcome retreat when you need to take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life. Just outside of New Orleans lies an often overlooked park that’s just begging to be visited, and you’re going to love it.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Lafreniere Park is open seven days a week from 5 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. and is located at 3000 Downs Blvd., Metairie, Louisiana 70003.

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