Walking New Orleans

Walking New Orleans

33 Historic Neighborhoods, Waterfront Districts, and Recreational Wonderlands

Barri Bronston


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  • Popular, proven format: the previous edition (9780899977614) sold nearly 9,000 copies, strong numbers for a city-specific title
  • Market: Nearly 48 million people went hiking/walking in the U.S. in 2018, with reasons ranging from enjoyment of the outdoors to health and exercise
  • 33 featured walks, whether readers are looking for a 2-hour stroll or a full-day’s entertainment
  • Book updates:
    • Expanded and revised walking tours
    • Six new walks, including St. Claude, Lafitte Greenway, and Old Metairie
    • New attractions such as the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience, New Orleans Culinary and Hospitality Institute, and Sazerac House
    • Lots of new restaurants, both upscale and casual
    • More walks along the water, such as the Bucktown and Madisonville routes
    • Brand new full-color format that’s even easier to use
  • Photographs, maps, and need-to-know details like distance, difficulty, points of interest, and more
  • A look at the city’s recovery from Hurricane Katrina, 15 years later
  • The variety of walks helps people get out of their ruts and explore parts of the city they might not typically choose
  • These walks connect—it’s easy to combine a few walks into a bigger adventure


Barri Bronston:
Barri Bronston is a lifelong New Orleanian who takes every opportunity to explore the city’s neighborhoods, museums, parks, restaurants, and watering holes. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and spent most of her career as a staff writer at The Times-Picayune, where she covered parenting, education, and other topics. She is currently assistant director of public relations at Tulane University.