Destination guide

The artsy area of Bywater awaits your stay

Take a vacation to Bywater and enjoy the area's art galleries, architecture and live music. This walkable and romantic city entices travelers with its bars and restaurants. Mercedes-Benz Superdome and French Market are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Bywater

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Bywater a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Audubon Aquarium of the Americas (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • John P Lyons Memorial Center (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Audubon Golf Course (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Audubon Zoo (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Audubon Nature Institute (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • TPC Louisiana (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bywater

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bywater is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • City Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Audubon Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Crescent Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Woldenberg Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Louis Armstrong Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Lafayette Square (2.5 mi / 4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Bywater

Fly into New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.), the closest airport, located 13.4 mi (21.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Bywater?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 482 vacation rentals near Bywater. From 245 Houses to 12 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bywater for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Bywater?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bywater:

  • French Quarter: 1,170 vacation rentals
  • Downtown CBD: 1,298 vacation rentals
  • Bourbon Street: 1,078 vacation rentals
  • Garden District: 366 vacation rentals
  • Marigny: 533 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bywater?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bywater. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Crescent Park: 2,835 vacation rentals
  • Bywater Historic District: 2,832 vacation rentals
  • Harrah's New Orleans Casino: 2,834 vacation rentals
  • Ernest N. Morial Convention Center: 2,837 vacation rentals
  • Mercedes-Benz Superdome: 2,638 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bywater listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bywater?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 245 Houses in Bywater. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bywater include:

  • Villas: 12 rentals available
  • Cabins: 33 rentals available
  • Cottages: 33 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bywater?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 50 vacation rentals with pool available in Bywater. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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