Things To Do Near New Orleans
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They say New Orleans is wild... Take a real walk on the wild side right next door in Jefferson Parish. Find things to do near New Orleans right here!
We may be known for our outdoor adventure, but Jefferson Parish is so much more! We are home to two award-winning theaters, museums, one-of-a-kind shopping, delicious local cuisine, beautiful green spaces and three historic districts! Need some help planning your trip? Check out our Top 10 Things to Do in Jefferson blog! There's a lot to do here, but it's okay if you can't fit it all in. Come back and visit us again!
Springtime in Jefferson
Spring is one of the most beautiful times of the year to visit Jefferson Parish. See the wildflowers blooming in the Barataria Preserve! Enjoy crawfish at one of our many cook-offs! And, pass a good time at our family-friendly spring festivals! Check out our top spring events here!
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Jefferson Parish Promotions & Deals
When visiting Jefferson Parish you don't want to miss out on the fun and...flavor! Below check out specials and promotions to some of our top places to discover and dine...from swamp tours and indoor games to fresh Louisiana seafood! Just imagine the possibilities!
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