We know Mardi Gras is looking very different in 2021, but we are all finding unique ways to keep the
Jefferson Parish Staycation
While traveling might seem scary right now, know that Jefferson Parish is taking the necessary precautions to keep the public safe. Take this time to plan something fun close to home and rediscover your own backyard all while supporting local businesses who need us right now. Treat yourself to a little quarantine-staycation. Check out our top staycation ideas below.
Our ample green spaces provide the perfect backdrop for social distancing. Combat cabin fever and head out on a swamp tour. Go on a hike at one of our many trails. Camp under the stars in Grand Isle. Outdoor Recreation ►
The Jefferson Parish food scene is thriving and we want to keep it that way. Restaurants are allowed to offer dine-in services if they limit indoor table service to 50% of their capacity. Check out our list of open restaurants HERE.
Photo Op Stops
Pose in front of the Popeye's mural in Gretna and while you're there, picnic under the Mississippi River bridge and take pics of the stunning New Orleans skyline. Or take a tour of the many creative murals in Jefferson. You can even snap a pic at the bridge of the Black Pearl from Pirates of the Caribbean in Jean Lafitte.
NOLA Gold Rugby
Catch a NOLA Gold Rugby game at The Gold Mine on Airline! NOLA Gold is entering its 4th season as the premier, professional rugby entity in the South. The team has bolstered its roster with top-tier talent not only locally, but nationally and internationally as well. The Gold mixes world-class athletes with an exciting on-field product to deliver a spectacular fan experience. See their 2021 schedule HERE.
Stay & Save
Do you have family or friends coming to town for a visit? Or maybe you just want to get out of your house for the weekend. Take advantage of our Stay & Save deals! Use your hotel room key to unlock savings when you stay in Jefferson Parish, LA! Stay & Save ►
Read our Insider Blog for even more staycation inspiration.
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Location: Gretna, Kenner, Westwego
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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
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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