The NSA Naval Base of New Orleans sits right on the majestic Mississippi River. It is located in the heart of the vibrant city of New Orleans so that you can enjoy city life at its fullest. With opportunities to enjoy natural beauty, history, stunning architecture, and the thriving downtown nightlife, there is something for everyone in “The Big Easy” city of New Orleans. New Home Source has builders all around the city working hard to bring you the most off post housing.
The New Orleans City Park is an incredible asset to the city and makes a great day out for those of all ages. Meander along one of the nature trails or take a stroll round the extensive botanical gardens. Golfers will love the 18 hole course and other sports fans can take advantage of the clay tennis courts or play anything they wish on the wide open fields. For kids there are playgrounds like the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park and Storyland where they can enjoy sculptures inspired by their favourite fairy tales. If you love animals, Audubon Zoo is for you. Here you can see exotic animals from across the globe and enjoy a day out with the family.
History buffs will want to take advantage of the National WWII Museum just across the river. Nearby is the Louisiana Children’s Museum offering a host of hands on exhibits for the young and young at heart. For those who enjoy shopping, downtown New Orleans is a dream come true. Antique stores and specialist boutiques offering clothes and gifts are dotted around this part of the city. There are plenty of markets, grocery stores, and delis so food shopping is easy and convenient. Closer to the Naval Base is the old school, cash only Opelousas Point Supermarket.
The downtown area is also a great place to head to eat out. Quaint cafes such as the Flora Gallery and Coffee Shop offer both good food and the opportunity to enjoy the talent of local artists. For a taste of the local nightlife try the Maple Leaf Bar or Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro. There are great schooling options near the base too. For young children there is the Martin Behrman Elementary School and Fischer Elementary School. Following that you have the option of Bishop Perry or Gretna middle schools. Edna Karr High School and Thomas Jefferson High School are both in the area as well as All Saints private school. Higher educational opportunities are found in The University of New Orleans or Tulane University further south.
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