A VISITORS’ GUIDE TO THE VERY BEST STOPS TO EXPLORE WHEN RIDING ON THE NEW ORLEANS’ CANAL STREETCAR LINE
The Canal Streetcar line in New Orleans is a historic and iconic mode of transportation that takes riders through some of the city’s most vibrant and historic neighborhoods, including the French Quarter, the Treme, and Mid-City. Below are some of the top stops along the line that are worth visiting.
Canal Street at Royal Street
Royal Street is known for its antique shops, art galleries, and high-end boutiques. Visitors can also check out the historic architecture and visit some of the famous art museums located in the area.
Canal Street at Bourbon Street
Bourbon Street is the place to stop for nightlife and a lively atmosphere. The infamous Bourbon Street is filled with many bars, clubs, and restaurants. Visitors can also check out street performers such as buskers.
Canal Street at North Rampart Street
As you leave the French Quarter on the Canal Streetcar line, the last stop is North Rampart Street. It’s an excellent place for visitors to stroll and enjoy the French Quarter. North Rampart is also home to exceptional restaurants and sights, including New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation, Congo Square, and the Saenger Theatre.
Canal Street at Claiborne Avenue
Claiborne Avenue is known for its beautiful tree-lined streets, historic homes, and the famous Treme neighborhood.
Canal Street at Norman C. Francis Parkway
The stop at Norman C. Francis Parkway is one of the more exciting areas to explore. Visitors can stroll along Bayou St. John, just a short walk from the stop. There are also numerous bars and restaurants around the area to enjoy, including The Holy Ground Irish Pub, Parkway Bakery and Tavern, Liuzza’s Restaurant and Bar, and The Bayou Beer Garden.
Canal Street at Carrollton Avenue
Carrollton Avenue is home to many fantastic restaurants for visitors to enjoy. Places worth stopping at on Carrollton Avenue include Venezia for Italian cuisine, Angelo Brocato for gelato and Italian desserts, and Juan’s Flying Burrito for Mexican cuisine.
Canal Street at City Park Avenue and Esplanade Avenue
The Canal Streetcar stops at City Park Avenue and Esplanade Avenue both lead to City Park, one of the largest urban parks in the country, with 1,300 acres for friends and families to enjoy. The park features scenic locations for picnics and paddle boating and is home to the New Orleans Museum of Art, the New Orleans Botanical Garden, and Storyland, an amusement park for children.
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The Canal Streetcar line offers visitors a unique and authentic way to experience the very best New Orleans has to offer. The Jung Hotel & Residences is ideally situated near the Canal Streetcar line, allowing easy accessibility. Make a reservation at the Jung Hotel today, and experience adventure, fun, and leisure.