Gretna Vacations

Gretna is part of the city of New Orleans, a major city with 340,000 inhabitants. Gretna can be found 3 miles (5 kilometers) from New Orleans’s heart. If you are flying in, Gretna is about 13 miles (21 kilometers) away from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

Harvey, Terrytown and Lower Garden District, are other places in the area which are also worth discovering.

Vacationers in Gretna, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, will appreciate the nearby museums and theaters. Book a tour, admire the architecture or simply enjoy the wonderful exhibits at the German-American Cultural Center.

See what is in fashion locally and purchase some original souvenirs in a few of the nearby shopping venues such as Oakwood Center in Harvey.

New Orleans is the home turf of the legendary New Orleans Pelicans basketball team in winter and Tulane Green Wave college basketball team. Both teams play regular matches at New Orleans Arena. Music lovers can also check out the stadium’s program to see if there is a pop or rock concert scheduled during their visit.

When you’re ready to slow down after a long day exploring the charms of Gretna, check in to one of the area's many short and long stay accommodation options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Sun Suites of New Orleans-Harvey   , the La Quinta Inn New Orleans West Bank / Gretna, or the Quality Inn and Suites.

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