Destination guide

Travel to lively Gretna

Enjoy the live music and other features of Gretna. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the football games, shopping and restaurants. Mercedes-Benz Superdome and Ernest N. Morial Convention Center are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Gretna

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Gretna a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • John P Lyons Memorial Center (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Audubon Aquarium of the Americas (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Audubon Golf Course (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Audubon Nature Institute (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Audubon Zoo (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gretna

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gretna is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Audubon Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • City Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Annunciation Square (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Coliseum Square (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Lafayette Square (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Keller Square (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Gretna

The nearest airport is in New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.), located 14.5 mi (23.3 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Gretna?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,267 holiday lettings around Gretna. From 1,134 flats & apartments to 41 bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Gretna?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gretna:

  • French Quarter: 937 holiday homes
  • Marigny: 410 holiday homes
  • Gentilly Terrace: 37 holiday homes
  • Faubourg Lafayette: 917 holiday homes
  • Central Business District: 1,122 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gretna? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gretna. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mini Military Museum: 2,165 holiday lettings
  • Oakwood Center: 2,167 holiday lettings
  • German-American Cultural Center: 2,166 holiday lettings
  • Treasure Chest Casino: 2,141 holiday lettings
  • Longue Vue House and Gardens: 2,143 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gretna listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Gretna?

Yes, of course. offers 1,134 Flats in Gretna. Our other popular types of Gretna holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 41 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 41 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 7 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gretna?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 439 holiday homes with pool available in Gretna. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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