Destination guide

Travel to lively Gretna

Enjoy the live music and other features of Gretna. Travelers 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-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Gretna a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation 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 center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Gretna, LA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,159 vacation rentals around Gretna. From 1,029 condo and apartment rentals to 830 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Gretna:

  • Central Business District: 1,122 vacation rentals
  • French Quarter: 937 vacation rentals
  • Marigny: 410 vacation rentals
  • Lower Garden District: 1,093 vacation rentals
  • Bywater: 364 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Gretna?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Gretna. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Oakwood Center: 2,167 vacation rentals
  • German-American Cultural Center: 2,166 vacation rentals
  • Mini Military Museum: 2,165 vacation rentals
  • Plantation Golf Course: 2,170 vacation rentals
  • Pontalba Buildings: 2,150 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Gretna?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 1,029 Condos/Apartments in Gretna. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gretna include:

  • Houses: 830 rentals available
  • Cabins: 42 rentals available
  • Studios: 711 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gretna?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 408 vacation rentals with pool available in Gretna. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Gretna

    New Orleans
    2,237 vacation rentals
    79 vacation rentals
    1,514 vacation rentals
    2,089 vacation rentals
    23 vacation rentals
    21 vacation rentals
    2,142 vacation rentals
    Port Sulphur
    69 vacation rentals
    2,115 vacation rentals
    2,058 vacation rentals
    2,107 vacation rentals
    2,108 vacation rentals
    River Ridge
    1,927 vacation rentals
    17 vacation rentals
    Saint Rose
    70 vacation rentals
    1,722 vacation rentals
    2,030 vacation rentals
    2,105 vacation rentals
    Belle Chasse
    2,070 vacation rentals
    2,112 vacation rentals