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Gretna overview

Gretna is a budget-friendly place distinct for its museums and riverfront, and known for its ferries and shops. You'll find extensive coffee and bar options. Spend a relaxing day at Audubon Park and City Park when the weather is nice. Popular attractions like Mercedes-Benz Superdome and Jackson Square are sure to leave an impression. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Gretna is for you.

Where to stay in Gretna

Gretna offers a wealth of accommodation options for business and leisure travelers alike. There are 265 hotels in the Gretna area and you can shop as many as 97 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 40%.
  • • 50 2-star hotels with an average price of $50 per night
  • • 112 3-star hotels with an average price of $79 per night
  • • 85 4-star hotels with an average price of $100 per night
  • • 7 5-star hotels with an average price of $150 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 98402 user reviews of Gretna hotels:
  • • Courtyard New Orleans Westbank/Gretna
  • • Holiday Inn New Orleans West Bank Tower
  • • La Quinta Inn New Orleans West Bank / Gretna
  • • Econo Lodge
  • • Days Inn Gretna New Orleans

How to get to Gretna

Fly in to New Orleans, LA (NEW-Lakefront), 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from downtown Gretna. New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 14.5 mi (23.3 km) away.

What to see around Gretna

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Port of New Orleans
  • • Julia Street Cruise Terminal
  • • Algiers Ferry Terminal
  • • 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 museums, as well as places like:
  • • German-American Cultural Center
  • • New Orleans Fire Department Museum and Educational Center
  • • Mardi Gras World
  • • National World War II Museum
  • • BECA Gallery - Bridge for Emerging Contemporary Art
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
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Mercedes-Benz Superdome
  • • Jackson Square
  • • French Market
  • • New Orleans Jazz Park
  • • Audubon Park

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: 15.3 inches
  • • April-June: 18.9 inches
  • • July-September: 19.5 inches
  • • October-December: 12.9 inches