The Top Three Public Gardens the City of New Orleans Has to Offer


New Orleans boasts some of the country’s most unique and beautiful public gardens. The parks of New Orleans offer visitors an escape from the worries of the world and form a tranquil atmosphere that anyone can enjoy.

Botanical Garden of City Park

The Botanical Garden is a 12-acre oasis of pure beauty and tranquility in New Orleans’ famous City Park. It boasts an impressive and diverse array of plants, from local Louisiana flora to tropical wonders. This unique variety of plants emits an aroma that cannot be found anywhere else in the city. City Park also has a small Japanese Garden with pristine water shrouded by local lilies and surrounded by beautiful orchids. City Park is a must-visit destination for anyone looking for an excellent and immersive experience away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Longue Vue House and Gardens

For anyone who wants to immerse themselves in scenes from the past, the Longue Vue House and Gardens is the spot for them. This garden is eight acres of a historic estate surrounded by superb gardens. This garden includes glass-like reflecting pools, intricate fountains, and hidden grottoes, which make for a perfectly immersive experience. Longue Vue House and Gardens also boast a variety of flora, including but not limited to camellias, azaleas, roses, and orchids.

Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden

Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden is a pristine five-acre garden near the New Orleans Museum of Art. It has a fantastic collection of astounding modern sculptures in its meticulously made surroundings. Wandering through the park will allow garden goers to place themselves in a different world. The lush greenery surrounding the awe-inspiring statues creates an environment like no other.

Tap into that Nature Loving Inside and Visit New Orleans’ Amazing Gardens

New Orleans Gardens should be much more critically acclaimed than they currently are. They offer visitors serene escapes from their typical days and an opportunity to appreciate the intricately designed gardens loved by so many. These gardens are considered by many to be hidden gems, but becoming more commonplace would be a great thing.

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