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Gretna overview

Visitors to Gretna can take time to see places like Oakwood Center and German-American Cultural Center. Gretna is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Gretna

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or a week, Gretna has the right hotel for you. There are 8 hotels in Gretna and you can shop as many as 1133 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 60%. We have room prices as low as 25 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Gretna as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 7 5-star hotels from 199 USD per night
  • • 138 4-star hotels from 100 USD per night
  • • 148 3-star hotels from 79 USD per night
  • • 44 2-star hotels from 50 USD per night

How to get to Gretna

Fly into New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.), 14.5 mi (23.3 km) from the heart of Gretna.

What to see around Gretna

Outdoorsy fun is on hand like ferry rides and football, along with attractions such as:
  • • Port of New Orleans
  • • Julia Street Cruise Terminal
  • • Algiers Ferry Terminal
  • • New Orleans Hornets
  • • Steamboat Natchez Dock
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • John P Lyons Memorial Center
  • • Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
  • • Audubon Zoo
  • • NOLA Motorsports Park
A top draw is the area's live music scene, as well as places like:
  • • German-American Cultural Center
  • • Mini Military Museum
  • • Gretna Green Blacksmith Shop
  • • New Orleans Fire Museum Fire Station
  • • New Orleans Fire Department Museum and Educational Center
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Manhattan Plaza Shopping Center
  • • Oakwood Center
  • • Village Aurora Shopping Center
  • • McArthur Shopping Center
  • • Rink Shopping Center
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Oakwood Center
  • • German-American Cultural Center

When to visit Gretna

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 76°F day, 45°F night
  • • April-June: 92°F day, 57°F night
  • • July-September: 93°F day, 68°F night
  • • October-December: 85°F day, 46°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 15.43 inches
  • • April-June: 18.94 inches
  • • July-September: 19.53 inches
  • • October-December: 12.87 inches