Destination guide

Delight in the riverside landscape of Gretna

The riverfront and wildlife provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Gretna. This trendy city allures visitors with its shopping and football games. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Gretna

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Gretna a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tiburon Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Soaring Wings Vineyard (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Defy Gravity Indoor Trampoline Park (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Sempeck's Bowling and Entertainment (11 mi / 17.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gretna

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Gretna is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chalco Hills Recreation Area (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Zorinsky Lake Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • OPPD Arboretum (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Heron Haven (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Tranquility Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Standing Bear Lake Recreation Area (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Gretna

Fly into Omaha, NE (MIQ-Millard), the closest airport, located 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Omaha, NE (OMA-Eppley Field), which is 22.9 mi (36.8 km) away.