Museums, historic homes, and above-the-ground cemeteries are waiting to be explored in Esplanade Ridge.
Explore the convocation of angels crowning tombs in St. Louis Cemetery No. 3 or the intertwining branches of oak trees that make a cool shade in the NOLA heat. Rent a kayak on Bayou St. John, the old French water route to Lake Pontchartrain, and then eat a po-boy along the water. Pass by the Degas House, where, in 1872, the visiting French Impressionist encountered the Creole world of his mother’s family. There's so much to do and see in Esplanade Ridge.
Esplanade Ridge, a designated historic district in New Orleans, originally served as a trading outpost for Native Americans. As more Europeans came to the area, the tree-lined neighborhood began to...See More
Take a stroll down Esplanade Avenue to see its Oak-lined sidewalks and residential architecture of the 19th Century Creole upper class. You’ll also find stately raised centerhall cottages dotted...See More
Esplanade Ave. extends 7 miles from the Mississippi River to City Park. Reaching the foot of Esplanade Ave. by the river is an easy 5-to 10-minute walk from the French Quarter but for those who want...See More