Discover a selection of 276 vacation rentals in Garden District, New Orleans that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $82 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Garden District. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Discover the Big Easy's Garden District

Effortlessly charming and delightfully opulent, the Garden District is one of New Orleans' most iconic neighborhoods. Travelers come to stare open-mouthed at the grand antebellum mansions fronted by wrap-around verandahs and expertly manicured gardens, but soon find out there's more to discover. From touring ornate above-ground tombs at the 19th-century Lafayette Cemetery and settling back for a ride along the Mardi Gras parade route on the world's oldest continually operating streetcar to tucking into amazing Creole cuisine and boutique shopping along the lively Magazine Street, there's no shortage of reasons to enjoy a stay in a Garden District vacation rental.

Things to do

Family fun in the Garden District

From the thought-provoking WWII Museum to the fabulous New Orleans Museum of Art, the Big Easy isn't short on cultural hangouts, though never one to be left behind, the Garden District has its own museum: The New Orleans Fire Department Museum. Tucked away in the former Washington Avenue Fire House, just 2 minutes' walk from Lafayette Cemetery, the museum counts an 1896 Steam Fire Engine among its highlights. From there, a trip to nearby Audubon Park, a quick streetcar ride from Garden District vacation rentals, offers the chance for travelers with kids to visit the zoo and relax on the banks of the Mississippi.

Activities

Touring the Garden District

The elegant homes that sit proudly along St. Charles Avenue are easy to come by, but a walking tour can help you discover some of the district's more intriguing spots, not least Toby's Corner, the Garden District's oldest standing residence, and Morris Israel House, the inspiration for Disneyland's Haunted Mansion. Self-guided tour maps can be found online, although opting for the services of a typically theatrical local guide is well worth the ticket price. Meanwhile, the laid-back whiskey bars and vintage boutiques make exploring Magazine Street something you'll want to enjoy at your own pace.

Weather

Seasonal delights in the Garden District

The spring months of February through May, when the weather is comfortable and Mardi Gras celebrations are in full swing, are perhaps the best time to visit the Garden District, though the availability of rentals can be scarce, and it pays to book well in advance. If Mardi Gras mania isn't part of your plans, December or January can be a good bet, with calmer surroundings, cool weather and seasonal decor, not to mention attractive rates for Garden District vacation rentals, among the many plus points. Either way, stifling heat and the threat of hurricanes mean that summer and fall are best avoided.

Natural features

Outdoor adventure near the Garden District

If a little outdoor time is on the agenda, a cruise along the Mississippi River is an idyllic way to get your fix. Traditional steam boats depart daily from the heart of the nearby French Quarter, regaling passengers with a different perspective on the city and an obligatory jazzy tune. If you're happy to explore a little further afield, the 40-foot wide Lake Pontchartrain, north of the Garden District, serves up an array of watersports options, including sailing, windsurfing and fishing, as well as the option to watch the sun set over the Big Easy from the vantage point of Mandeville's Sunset Point Fishing Pier.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Garden District?

Whether you're seeking an intimate escape for you and your love or someplace spacious to fit the family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Garden District. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • Around 3 miles from the center of Garden District, you'll want to keep coming back to "Spacious And Breathtaking Home | Experience The French Quarter And Frenchman Street". It has 3 bedrooms and a range of amenities including a kitchen and wheelchair accessibility.
  • "Located In The Heart Of New Orleans" is another top-notch choice, offering 1 bedroom, a microwave oven, lowered locks and more. It's around 2 miles from Garden District.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Garden District vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Garden District?

There's nothing better than a short break to clear away the cobwebs. Pack your carry-on bag and settle into one of these sought-after weekend getaways in and around Garden District:

  • "Live Like A Local© Just Outside The French Qtr. In New Orleans" is an outstanding option around 3 miles northeast of the center of Garden District. You'll never have to wander far to find something to do around here. Get out and visit New Orleans Musical Legends Park and Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge. Activities like golf and cycling will nicely cap off your whirlwind break.
  • "Charming New Orleans Cottage Steps From Audubon Park And Magazine St" is another great property where you can escape the everyday. Around 2 miles west of Garden District, use it as a base to do a little cycling or tennis. Mardi Gras World and Louis Armstrong Park also have to be on your itinerary if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Garden District?

Usually small, easy on the hip pocket and well located, it's difficult not to be charmed by a studio apartment. Escape to one of these vacation rentals and discover the culture of Garden District up close:

  • Throw your suitcase down at "Located In The Heart Of New Orleans". Amenities including a balcony and an iron and ironing board will make you feel right at home here.
  • Another popular option is "Suite Caroline: Nola Is Calling Lg 1b". Take advantage of towels, a barbecue grill and other handy amenities during your vacation.

There are lots of attractions around Garden District you won't want to miss. Satisfy the culture lover in you and visit Saenger Theatre and Art In Bloom Gallery and Studio.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Garden District?

Now and then, you've just got to get away from it all, even if it's only for a few days or so. Enjoy the perfect combination of sightseeing and relaxation at one of these short-term rentals in or around Garden District:

  • Located close to the heart of Garden District, "The Red Bayou House, Walk To City Park And Jazzfest" is perfect for a whirlwind break. While you're around, don't miss awesome attractions like Caesars Superdome and Jackson Square.
  • "Historical Building Condo | 2 Bedroom 2 Bath With Private Balcony" is another tempting option. We suggest adding French Market and City Park to your must-do list when you're ready to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Garden District?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a houseboat, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to add some fire to your relationship. Whisk your sweetheart away for a couple of relaxing days at one of these enticing escapes in or near Garden District:

  • Put on some relaxing tunes and slow dance the nights away at "Spacious And Breathtaking Home | Experience The French Quarter And Frenchman Street". Around 3 miles from Garden District, this property has all you need for a romantic weekend getaway, including winery tours and beauty services.
  • Alternatively, spend a few days drinking wine and canoodling at "Located In The Heart Of New Orleans", around 2 miles from Garden District. Skiing facilities and a nearby bay will help set the mood.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Garden District?

Nothing says "best vacation ever" like staying in a mansion. Spoil the family with a truly unforgettable getaway at one of these mansions for rent in and around Garden District:

  • Approximately 1 mile to the north of Garden District is "Beautiful Mansion 1 Block From Streetcar". Along with its grand design and posh interiors, you'll be impressed by its top-notch amenities, such as a kitchen island and a kitchen.
  • With a fireplace, a swimming pool and lots of other first-class amenities, "Grand Historic Mansion With Private Heated Pool" will get your team's tick of approval. This opulent home is around 1 mile to the northeast of Garden District.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Garden District?

Peep these large group vacation rentals in or near Garden District where you won't have to leave anyone off your guest list:

  • A great range of amenities including a swimming pool and a kitchen make "Great Home W Private Pool, Central To All The Top Attractions" a group favorite. This generous getaway has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. From the center of Garden District, it's around 2 miles away to the northwest.
  • Nothing is more important than spending time with the people you love, and "Amazing Deal , Luxury Historic Home Near French Quarter Area" is the ideal place to do that. Located around 5 miles to the east of Garden District, as many as 12 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 5 bedrooms. A fireplace and a kitchen are among the numerous amenities here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Garden District?

A pool is often a must-have feature of any unforgettable vacation. Enjoy splashing around or simply kicking back by the water at one of these rejuvenating retreats in or near Garden District:

  • Topping our list of cool pool escapes is "The Red Bayou House, Walk To City Park And Jazzfest". Traveling groups will feel at home here, with amenities like a travel crib and free toiletries also at hand.
  • Alternatively, book a few nights away at "Fabulous Whole House. Central To Everything. Great Porch Off" and spend lazy days poolside. A travel crib and a video library are other things your crew will love about this property.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Garden District?

Whether your perfect escape is out in the country or down by the beach, you'll enjoy it even more if you share it with loved ones. Look up these large family vacation rentals in or near Garden District and bring along the whole crew:

  • Get everyone together at "4 Bedroom - Prime Magazine St. Location", which has 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 guests. This escape is around 1 mile to the southwest of Garden District and features amenities such as a meal delivery service and a barbecue grill.
  • Another great option is "Maison De La Royal, Penthouse, 7 Blocks To The French Quarter". This vacation rental is 3 miles northeast of Garden District and features cable/satellite TV services, towels and more. With 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 people, don't worry about leaving anyone off your invitation list.

If you'd like to sightsee, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to put on your itinerary. Canal Street, Audubon Zoo and Bourbon Street are excellent places to start.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Garden District?

Cozy up with the kiddos in a family cabin rental in or near Garden District and build some lovely new memories together. Here are a couple we think you'll love:

  • "1 Bedroom 1ba Cabin At Salt Bayou Kampground" - Enjoy fun and laughs with your crew at this escape, which is around 30 miles northeast of the center of Garden District. Coffee and tea making facilities and a toaster are some of its family-friendly amenities.
  • "2bedroom 1ba Cabin With 4 Bunk Beds And Queen" - Round up the troops and spend a few nights or more at this welcoming property, which is around 30 miles to the northeast of Garden District. You'll have access to free toiletries, a swimming pool and a good deal more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Garden District vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.