Destination guide

Travel to lively Gretna

Enjoy the live music and other features of Gretna. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the football games, shopping and restaurants. Mercedes-Benz Superdome and Ernest N. Morial Convention Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Gretna

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Gretna a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • John P Lyons Memorial Center (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Audubon Aquarium of the Americas (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Audubon Golf Course (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Audubon Nature Institute (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Audubon Zoo (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gretna

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gretna is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Audubon Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • City Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Annunciation Square (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Coliseum Square (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Lafayette Square (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Keller Square (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Gretna

The nearest airport is in New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.), located 14.5 mi (23.3 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Gretna?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,785 vacation rentals near Gretna. From 1,060 Houses to 1,362 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gretna for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Gretna:

  • French Quarter: 1,140 vacation rentals
  • Downtown CBD: 1,223 vacation rentals
  • Bourbon Street: 1,052 vacation rentals
  • Garden District: 365 vacation rentals
  • Marigny: 517 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 Gretna?

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

  • Oakwood Center: 2,765 vacation rentals
  • German-American Cultural Center: 2,762 vacation rentals
  • Mini Military Museum: 2,753 vacation rentals
  • Harrah's New Orleans Casino: 2,738 vacation rentals
  • Ernest N. Morial Convention Center: 2,747 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gretna 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 Gretna?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,060 Houses in Gretna. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gretna include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,362 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 63 rentals available
  • Estates: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gretna?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 532 vacation rentals with pool available in Gretna. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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