St. Bernard is adjacent to the most vibrant, exciting city in America- New Orleans!
Just minutes from St Bernard, the historic French Quarter features famous landmarks like St. Louis Cathedral & Jackson Square, museums like the Cabildo and scores of highly-acclaimed restaurants, nightclubs and historic buildings. Nearby is Frenchman Street with its eclectic mix of Jazz clubs, eateries and even a bustling Arts Market. The neighboring Marigny and Bywater districts are full of trendy shops, coffee houses and nightlife as well as picturesque New Orleans-style homes.
Just a few more minutes drive and you can experience world-class sporting events at the New Orleans Superdome, home to the 2009 Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints and the Smoothie King Center- home to the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans. Both venues also feature award-winning shows & concerts throughout the year.
Only a few minutes upriver from downtown, you can visit the famed Audubon Park with its majestic oaks, acclaimed golf course and riding stables. Don’t forget the incomparable Audubon Zoo – where they all ask for you! And a visit to New Orleans City Park is a must-see and do. There you’ll find the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Children’s Museum, Sculpture Garden, City Park Golf Course, world-renowned Cafe du Monde and so much more!
Thirty minutes is all it takes to get to the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. From here you can fly anywhere in the U.S. or the world from the new 35-gate, $1 billion airport terminal!
One or Two Hour Trips
It takes just an hour to get to the Beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast which features a host of casinos, exciting shows, restaurants, beaches and historic homes.
Various State Parks in Mississippi and Louisiana offer adventure for the entire family! See the great Louisiana outdoors from the Atchafalaya Basin to the Fairview State Park in Madisonville. Many Louisiana State Parks are located on scenic lakes and offer cabins, camping, fishing, boating, nature trails and some of the most beautiful landscape around. There are also numerous historic parks and places to explore like the Creole Nature Trial- a series of interconnected roads running along the Gulf Coast through the wetlands south of Lake Charles, showcasing over 100 miles of historical Cajun architecture, parks, fishing spots and beaches that are waiting to be discovered!