Lafitte Cemeteries and Bayou.
Lafitte Cemeteries and Bayou
 

Jefferson Parish Communities

Jefferson Parish, Louisiana is a diverse community that offers a variety of attractions, activities, cuisine, and experiences. 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 step back in time exploring our historic districts each representative of our heritage and the cultural influences of the region. 

Delight your taste buds at some of our award-winning restaurants. If shopping is your pleasure, Jefferson Parish will not disappoint.  From the beautiful tree-lined Metairie Road boutiques and the hustle and bustle of modern malls to our quaint farmers, fisheries, and art markets, you are sure to find that perfect keepsake.   

Explore our scenic hideaways and swamps or kick off your shoes and dance the Cajun two-step to the sounds of the zydeco or fiddle.  Visit with the locals and learn the traditions and intrigue of this picturesque region. From the pageantry of carnival to the Cajun, German, and Italian heritage of our neighborhoods, immerse yourself in our culture and traditions.

Fishing and outdoor recreation is a way of life in Louisiana and Jefferson Parish is no exception.  Offering inland and offshore fishing, a national park & preserve, and two state parks featuring camping, paddling, nature and bird watching trails, and miles of sandy beach for fun in the sun on Grand Isle, we’ve got the great outdoors covered!

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.

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NOLA Motorsports
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Bridge City Gumbo Festival
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Barataria Preserve
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Grand Isle
At the southern end of Highway 1, the seven magical miles of Grand Isle hold all...