Hiking and Nature Trails in Jefferson Parish
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!
The diverse region of Jefferson Parish allows you the ability to explore nature yet remain close enough to the action of New Orleans! Plan your next adventure in Jefferson Parish.
Fishing, just like in many Louisiana coastal communities, is a 365 day adventure in Jefferson and
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Use your hotel room key to unlock savings when you stay in Jefferson Parish, LA! Discover our history, unique attractions, good eats and more as you venture off the beaten path and explore the hidden gems that lie right next door to our famous neighbor, New Orleans. We invite visitors to stay, dine, shop, explore and learn about what Jefferson Parish has to offer through our deals and discounts.
Before your book your stay in Jefferson, be sure and check our hotel deals below! Just show your hotel room key at any of the participating businesses to unlock your savings!
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Did you know that rugby is the fastest growing sport in the US? And we are extremely lucky to have
Fishing and fighting. Gambling and jazz. Boatbuilders and booze. All figure into tales of early
We know Mardi Gras is looking very different in 2021, but we are all finding unique ways to keep the
Just because there are no parades, doesn't mean Jefferson Parish isn't celebrating Mardi
It's officially Carnival season, y'all! And we all know what that means... Well, this
Do you make New Year's resolutions? If so, is one of them "Get in better shape for
When the sun melts into the horizon and the seagulls squawk over the gentle waves, Bucktown’s
Not feeling like cooking a big dinner for Christmas or New Year's? Well, luckily in Jefferson
The holidays are all about spending time with family and friends, giving back to our communities and
Christmas in Jefferson Parish is a one-of-a-kind experience, featuring light shows and a lot of
A shrimp trawler with massive wing nets motors by in the distance. A local fisherman eases his skiff
Halloween is a favorite holiday with both kids and adults. It must be the costumes, candy, spooky
If it's free, it's for me! From beautiful green spaces to live music, Jefferson Parish is
Experience the outdoors with your whole family in Jefferson Parish. We have so many easy,
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