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Finding Apartments for Rent in Westwego, LA

With it's convenient access to New Orleans less than 12 miles away, Westwego is a prime location for residents interested in quality living at a slower pace. Residents are close enough to the Big Easy to enjoy all that the Crescent City has to offer yet far enough away to savor a small city lifestyle in quiet inland neighborhoods.

Top Neighborhoods in Westwego, LA

Westwego's seven safest neighborhoods include Live Oak Manor and Bridge City bordered by the Mississippi River, Avondale and Westbank Expy W bordered by Lake Cataouatche, and the inland neighborhoods of City Center featuring Westwego Park, Westbank Expy E and Waggaman.

Cultural Attractions in Westwego, LA

There's plenty to see and do throughout the year in Westwego. If outdoor adventures are your interest, a visit to Bayou Segnette State Park is the place to go. Activities on land include hiking along scenic trails, playgrounds for the kids, picnic areas and a variety of birds and wildlife to observe. On the water, choose activities such as canoeing, kayaking, fresh water fishing, salt water fishing, boating, and swimming in the park's wave pool.

The City of Westwego has numerous scheduled events throughout the year suitable for everyone such as free Friday night concerts, the annual Crawfish Cook Off, the Westwego Cypress Swamp Fest in the fall, holiday parties and craft fairs, and much more. There's something for everyone of all ages to do in Westwego year-round.

Add a sense of danger to an outing at Cajun Critters Swamp Tours where you'll spend two hours meandering along the Mississippi taking in the sites, sounds and mysteries of Louisiana.

Take a stroll along Sala Avenue and experience Westwego's Historic District where you'll enjoy the centuries old Westwego Historical Museum, Westwego Art Center, and the Theater of Performing Arts.

New Orleans is just a 15 minute drive away making the annual Mardi Gras celebration that's been going on since the 1700's. The festival is just a short drive away from Westwego neighborhoods.

Dining in Westwego, LA

Westwego has a restaurant to please any palate morning, noon and night from traditional fast food restaurants including Sonic, Taco Bell to area pizza parlors, sandwich shops and fast food venues.

For a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner any time of day, the Huddle House has everything from biscuits and gravy to jumbo burgers. You're never far away from a tasty meal at nearby restaurants such as Mosca's, established in 1946 and still going strong serving authentic Italian cuisine.

Nightlife in Westwego, LA

There's never a dull moment in and around Westwego and the city of New Orleans with its vibrant nightlife for all of your nighttime entertainment.

Start with the Maple Leaf Bar, which opened in 1974 and is a live music venue. Enjoy music every night along with your favorite mixed drink until 3am. For more live performances, make your way to Tipitina's for ongoing music and scheduled music fests. Since 1977, Tipitina's has been bringing down the house with area bands.

At Phillips, it's all about an upscale and uptown atmosphere. Take a sip of sophistication with your favorite cocktail along with a dash of of flavor from an innovative menu for an evening of pure indulgence.

At The Club Ms Mae's, it's all about casual and laid back with a brew, shots, and tournaments that can go on until dawn. New and old fans of Stevie Ray Vaughn can savor the sounds of his music with live performances of the tunes the talented musician made famous at Stevie Ray's.

Make the drive to St. Joe's Bar in uptown New Orleans and sample the delectable blueberry mojito or select from an impressive menu of ciders, micro, tap and imported beers.

Weather in Westwego, LA

Westwego's weather forecast provides residents with seasonal temperatures ranging from the coldest months of December through February and moderate temperatures in March through May to sizzling summer highs June through August and pleasing fall temps September through November.

On average the warmest month in Westwego is July and the coolest January. The month with the most rainfall is during July.

Sports in Westwego, LA

Sports enthusiasts need only drive the 15 minutes to New Orleans to take in a Saints game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. If basketball is your sport of choice, the NBA New Orleans Pelicans put on exciting sports action.

The Alario Center sports complex is a haven for a variety of premier sports activities including boxing and basketball as well as live entertainment and performances.

For kids, the City of Westwego offers an array of sports activities for kids ages 6 to 17 years old at Westwego Recreation. Kids can register for basketball, baseball, football, softball, cheerleading, track and volleyball. Programs run throughout the year from January to November.

Transportation in Westwego, LA

Getting around Westwego is easy with multiple options. Many locations in Westwego are within walking and biking distance and cabs are readily available. Public transportation will get you where you want to go quickly and efficiently throughout the area. For air and rail travel, Amtrak and the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport are within 30 miles of the city center.

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Rent Trends

As of August 2017, the average apartment rent in Westwego, LA is $626 for one bedroom, $773 for two bedrooms, and $1,008 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Westwego has increased by 1.9% in the past year.

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$773
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0 Transit Score® Minimal Transit
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