New Orleans - Mid Centre & the Treme (PDF Chapter)
This is the Mid-City & the Tremé chapter from Lonely Planet’s New Orleans guidebook.
The Tremé is the oldest African American neighborhood in the country, while on its west side is Mid-City and its long lanes of shotgun houses, poor projects as well as the lovely green spaces of City Park, the mansions of Esplanade Avenue and Bayou St John.
- spend a lazy afternoon at City Park and check out the outdoor sculptures, gardens and a toy train before you bliss out under an oak tree as the world spins by
- stop by the Backstreet Cultural Museum and admire the finely crafted detail of Mardi Gras Indian suits as well as info on Second Line parades
- indulge in a night of good barbecue and better cocktails at Twelve Mile Limit
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.
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