Discover a selection of 245 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 kitchens. Prices start at $81 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.
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.


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.


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.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Garden District

Fly into New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.4 mi (18.3 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Garden District, New Orleans?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 245 vacation rentals around Garden District. From 106 house rentals to 118 condo and apartment 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 Garden District?

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 Garden District:

  • Central Business District: 1,142 vacation rentals
  • French Quarter: 954 vacation rentals
  • Marigny: 413 vacation rentals
  • Lower Garden District: 1,112 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 Garden District?

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

  • Brevard-Clapp House: 2,187 vacation rentals
  • Lafayette Cemetery: 2,188 vacation rentals
  • George Washington Cable House: 2,185 vacation rentals
  • New Orleans Fire Department Museum and Educational Center: 2,186 vacation rentals
  • New Orleans Fire Museum Fire Station: 2,187 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Garden District 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 Houses in Garden District?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 106 Houses in Garden District. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Garden District include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 118 rentals available
  • Resorts: 4 rentals available
  • Studios: 62 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Garden District?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 35 vacation rentals with pool available in Garden District. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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