Laid out in 1718 by a French architect who was primarily a pedestrian by necessity, New Orleans is (unsurprisingly) a very walkable city. That’s not just because it has a compact, antique footprint—its reclaimed swampland is also delightfully flat (if also terrifying low in its average elevation).
But let’s focus on the good: recent years have seen a boom in pedestrian- and cyclist-friendly infrastructure. We now have more than 100 miles of on- and off-street bikeways, according to the Department of Public Works—not too shabby! And don’t forget the city also has plenty of public parks to explore.
Whether you're wanting to lead a healthier lifestyle or looking to ride for fun, here is a list of 13 places to bike, jog, and walk in the city.Read More