Soak up some fantastic sunsets.
New Orleans is a fantastic cultural destination, not only for its voodoo and jazzy atmosphere but also because of its majestic historical sites and natural wonders. If you’re into sunsets or sunrises, some stunning places will blow you away.
Not sure where to go? Here are a couple of spots where you can enjoy the sunsets of New Orleans:
1. Hot Tin Roof Bar
Hot Tin has a speakeasy vibe. Once a penthouse, the space was converted into an intimate rooftop bar where you get a 270-degree view of the Downtown New Orleans and Mississippi River. Sunsets are breathtaking from the bar!
Where: 📍 2031 St. Charles Avenue
2. Jackson Square
Visit one of New Orleans’ most recognizable landmarks and relax on one of their benches while the sun comes down over the city.
Where: 📍701 Decatur St
3. Audubon Park
Audubon Park is located in historic uptown New Orleans. Lay down underneath an ancient live oak and have an unforgettable experience while watching the sunset.
Where: 📍6500 Magazine St
4. New Orleans Riverfront
Walk the 2.1-kilometer trail just before dusk. The views are incredible!
5. Louis Armstrong Park
Located on the edge of the French Quarter, the Louis Armstrong Park is the ideal place to sit down on a bench, read a book and wait for nightfall. You won’t regret it.
Where: 📍701 N Rampart St
6. City Park
City Park is undoubtedly a magical place. Order some beignets at the Cafe Du Monde inside and take in the nature and the sunset. No better combination.
Where: 📍1 Palm Drive
7. Magnolia Bridge
This bridge was built in 1908 in Bayou St. John. The bridge connects Cabrini High School to Harding Drive and the neighborhood once known as Magnolia Gardens.
Where: 📍Harding Drive
Featured image by JS Lutke @js_lutke.