Welcome To Jefferson Parish!
A diverse community sprawling the southern shore of Lake Pontchartrain and ending sixty miles later on the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Home to the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport we welcome visitors from around the world offering a variety of attractions, activities, cuisines, and experiences.
Come explore outdoor adventures, and historic districts, dine along the Jefferson Louisiana Oyster Trail, shop our sprawling mall and unique storefronts, and take in a festival or a Cajun fais do-do. Stay & Play!
Sprawling over sixty miles from the Gulf of Mexico to the shores of beautiful Lake Pontchartrain, we are Louisiana’s largest parish! We invite you to enjoy all that Jefferson Parish has to offer. Whether you’re planning a family vacation, adventurous get-away, or a business trip, we offer you all the comforts, entertainment and amenities that will make your stay memorable.
New Orleans’ Playful Neighbor
Nestled next to our famous neighbor, New Orleans, Jefferson offers a vibrant night life, as well as the quiet serenity of a nature walk. Our communities are comprised historic homes, fishing piers,... See More
Location: Gretna, Kenner, Westwego
Go beyond the history of the city of New Orleans and take a more in depth look at the history of the Mississippi River region. Jefferson hugs both the east and west banks of the Mississippi and plays... See More
A Culinary Craze
Jefferson Parish restaurants are among Louisiana’s best, offering the freshest ingredients, specialty dishes and friendly staff. Louisiana is known as a culinary epicenter offering a variety of... See More
The Beautiful Bayou
Location: Jean Lafitte
Discover the natural wonders of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. With a unique ecosystem the preserve is a representative example of the delta's environment, containing natural... See More
Louisiana's Only Inhabited Barrier Island
Location: Grand Isle
The State of Louisiana maintains a mile of beach front at Grand Isle State Park on the easternmost staying e park looks out toward nearby Grand Terre island, once the lair of the legendary pirate (or... See More