Hurricane Update

Hurricane Update

Dear Valued Partners, Residents, and Visitors:

The Jefferson Convention and Visitors Bureau hopes that you and your families are safe following Hurricane Ida.

While our team members – like so many in our parish – have suffered from damage to homes, as well as loss of power and water, we are grateful that all are safe and remain committed to supporting you as we restore our region together.

As we work diligently to bring our communications back online, please be patient and rest assured that our commitment to our parish and to you is unwavering.

 

Just Imagine
Just Next Door to Nola...
 

 

Things To Do Near New Orleans

 

As you develop your upcoming travel plans, we encourage you to follow healthy travel practices, especially during flu season, and reference our resources from the CDC, WHO and industry organizations, as well as update from our local industry partners.

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!


Outdoor Adventure

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. 

Things to Do in Jefferson Parish
Hiking & Nature Trails

Hiking and Nature Trails in Jefferson Parish

Beach at Grand Isle
Beach

Jefferson Parish boasts seven miles of white sand beaches in Grand Isle, LA. Visit Elmer’s

Chartered fishing trip
Fishing

Fishing, just like in many Louisiana coastal communities, is a 365 day adventure in Jefferson and

Barataria Preserve Jean Lafitte National Historical Park
National & State Parks

Outdoor adventure awaits in Jefferson Parish! Jefferson is home to the Barataria Preserve, Jean

Stay & Save Deals


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!

hotel deals


 

#VisitJeffersonParish

See what's happening right next door to NOLA in Jefferson Parish! Let our food and culture inspire
you! Tag your pics with #VisitJeffersonParish and follow us on Instagram and Facebook.
 


Read our Insider Blog for more inspiration!

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Host a Mardi Gras Crawfish Boil

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Total Cajun Experience Tour in Jean Lafitte

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Halloween Events in Jefferson Parish

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