Metairie is close to many of New Orleans’s more popular attractions. Among the most interesting places to see are the fabulous Lakeside Shopping Center and the remarkable Longue Vue House and Gardens. If time permits, be sure to also visit Metairie Cemetery and Greenwood Cemetery.
Holiday makers in Metairie, looking for something different, should make tracks to the cultural attractions nearby. Pay a visit to the New Orleans Museum of Art, to get your fill of art.
If the weather is good get into the great outdoors and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. Read a book or newspaper in one of the local parks and gardens, which include the New Orleans Botanical Garden.
Get familiar with the local sporting passions in New Orleans by catching a game at the iconic New Orleans Arena, the stomping ground of the New Orleans Pelicans and the Tulane Green Wave. Those who prefer live music to sport can also browse the stadium’s entertainment guide to see if there’s a concert on during their stay.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, consider making a reservation at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks it’s hard to go past the Days Hotel New Orleans, the Sun Suites Of Metairie, and the popular Super 8 Metairie.