New Orleans July 04, 2018
Sneak Away To These 7 Scenic Spots Around New Orleans For The Most Breathtaking Water Views
Dust off your camera, because these breathtaking spots around the city are just begging for a picture. Here are some of the best spots around the city to sneak away to when you’re in the mood to gaze out at the water.
1. Bayou St. John
For a fun-filled outdoor adventure, consider renting a kayak or a stand up paddle board and heading down Bayou St. John. You’ll see tons of wildlife, the houses along the banks are delightful, and you’ll see New Orleans in an entirely new perspective.
2. City Park
This 1,300 acre park is a tranquil paradise when you’re looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. 1 Palm Dr., New Orleans, LA 70124.
3. The Lakefront
Lakeshore Drive is a popular spot to pull over and listen the waves crash against the seawall and watch the birds fly around, searching for their next meal. The sunsets are mesmerizing, so try to time your visit around a sunset for a picture perfect day.
4. Audubon Park
The lagoons at Audubon Park are simply delightful, offering visitors a peaceful place to retreat to. You’ll often see birds and other wildlife around, so keep your camera ready. 6500 Magazine St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118.
5. Crescent Park
Head on over to the French Market District to visit this lovely 20 acre riverfront park. Not only does Crescent Park offer stunning views of the city, but an absolutely gorgeous view of the Mighty Mississippi. 2300 N Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70117.
6. Lafreniere Park
A short drive to Metairie and you’ll find yourself in Lafreniere Park, Metairie’s largest public park. Lafreniere Park is a great option when you’re looking to relax or have some quality family time. 3000 Downs Blvd, Metairie, Louisiana 70003.
7. Woldenberg Park
If you’re in the downtown area, swing by Woldenberg Park for some amazing waterfront views. The park is nestled up against the Mississippi River, and there are several grassy areas for you to lay out and enjoy the views. 1 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130.
Where’s your favorite waterfront view in New Orleans? Let us know in the comments below!