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Situated just a few minutes away from the New Orleans Airport, Metairie is a neighborhood in New Orleans, Louisiana. Characterized by its abundance of parks, sports facilities, shopping centers, and restaurants, the diverse neighborhood is a great base for anyone visiting New Orleans. Metairie is a diverse neighborhood with a rich and fascinating past. Plus, it’s just a short drive away from the rest of the sites and attractions of central New Orleans.A convenient New Orleans base close to the airport
Enjoy a homey rental in Metairie where you can enjoy modern comforts in a cozy space. Metairie is home to a wide range of rentals, with a little something for every type of traveler. Families and large groups can opt for oversized rentals with several bedrooms and bathrooms to comfortably accommodate everyone. Rentals are equipped with high-speed internet, air-conditioning, and a washer/dryer. Pet-friendly rentals are available for people traveling with pets. One of the best parts about staying in a vacation rental in Metairie is the proximity to both the airport and downtown New Orleans.
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The area and getting around
Metairie is conveniently located just a stone’s throw away from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. It takes around 10 minutes to drive from Metairie to the airport. Unless you prefer to use a private car, renting a car during your time in Metairie is not necessary since rideshare apps such as Uber and Lyft are widely available.Getting around Metairie
Many areas of Metairie are quite walkable. You can reach most of the major attractions and points of interest on foot. Renting bikes is also a practical way to get around the neighborhood. If you’d like to explore any points of interest outside of Metairie, you can use a taxi or a rideshare app such as Uber or Lyft to get there.
Travelers and activities
Couples can enjoy walking through parks and trying Cajun cuisine together in Metairie. Eat a top-rated meal at Station 6, where there is indoor and outdoor seating available. The restaurant serves spectacular Cajun food options, including gumbo, bread pudding, crawfish, garlic shrimp, and more. For a more casual Cajun dining option, try Bobby Hebert’s Cajun Cannon. The eatery offers Cajun classics, like po’boy sandwiches, jalapeño alligator bites, blackened seafood, crab cakes, and more.Metairie for families
Metairie is an excellent choice for families of all ages. There are several playgrounds and parks for families with children to explore. Head to the massive indoor playground at Luv 2 Play Metairie where kids and parents can run around together. The center has a variety of unique play areas, including a kinetic sand area, a toddler area, a big jungle gym, a Lego table and more. For an outdoor playground area, head to Lakeshore Playground where kids can play, slide, swing, and let out their energy.
Metairie is the sports hub of New Orleans! It is home to the training grounds and headquarters of the NFL New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans.
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La Salle Park boasts an enormous open green space with clean, perfectly manicured grass, sports fields, walking paths, and a concession stand with plenty of snacks and beverage options. Bring your picnic blanket, a cooler full of your favorite goodies, your significant other, or your kids and have a picnic in the park. The green space offers a peaceful retreat from the busy city.2. Take a stroll around Lafreniere Park
As Metairie’s largest park, Lafreniere Park is packed with fun things to do and unique attractions. There’s a large pavilion, sports fields, a 2-mile walking trail, an aviary, a concession stand, a children’s play area, and plenty of space to sit and relax. Head here for a fun afternoon with your family.3. Shop and dine at Lakeside Shopping Center
This shopping mall is considered the best in the New Orleans area. Here you’ll find a mixed bag of over 120 stores here selling jewelry, sports gear, accessories, shoes, and clothing. There are many big-name stores here, including Sephora, JCPenny, LEGO, Macy’s, Victoria’s Secret, Dillard’s and more. There is also a large food court with several dining options and restaurants, including PF Chang’s China Bistro, The Cheesecake Factory, and Red Lobster.4. Visit the Camp Parpet Monument
This interesting historical landmark is set in a residential area. You can visit the monument, which was erected in 1861 as a Civil War fortification. There is an informational plaque which explains the history of the site in detail.5. Eat Cajun classics at Drago’s Metairie
Enjoy a meal at one of the best Cajun dining options in Metairie. Drago’s Metairie offers a Cajun-style menu in a stylish, casual setting. Be sure to try the signature charbroiled oysters, the seafood gumbo, and BBQ shrimp!
FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Metairie
Is Metairie a good location for a last-minute getaway?
So you don't run out of accommodation options in Metairie, it is necessary to plan ahead as 97% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.
What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?
Last year, the months with the most vacation rentals available of the year in Metairie were March, January and August, with average availabilities of 10%, 9%, and 5%, respectively.
How many vacation rentals are there in Metairie?
Holidu offers around 110 accommodations in Metairie from 2 different partners, so find the perfect type of accommodation you are looking for. You can count on us!