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Highlights Metairie

  • Parks
  • Shopping center
  • Cajun food
  • Monument

Best Vacation Rentals in Metairie

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Metairie, Lake Pontchartrain
Vacation Rental • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
(10 reviews)
Renovated unit in small owner occupied multi-family property is clean and comfy. Enjoy easy access to downtown attractions or relax by the lakefront just a few blocks away. Off street parking, washer and dryer, wifi access, close to restaurants and stores. Bike/jogging path, playground, restaurants, paddle boarding, sailing, kayaking, picnicking all nearby. Fresh seafood markets down the street..
from $69 / night
Metairie, Lake Pontchartrain
Vacation Rental • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
(10 reviews)
Private one bedroom unit in small owner occupied property is clean and comfortable. Enjoy easy access to downtown attractions or relax by the lakefront just a few blocks away. Washer/dryer in unit, wifi access, premium channels, nearby stores and restaurants. Unit is very clean. Brand new Queen mattress and sleeper sofa, kitchen accessories to satisfy short or long term stay, washer/dryer are brand new and full size.
from $69 / night
Metairie, Lake Pontchartrain
Vacation Rental • 1313 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(10 reviews)
Nestled in the safe New Orleans suburb of Metairie in Jefferson Parish. This cozy two-bedroom, two-bathroom rental is central to nearly everything! Located only one mile off Interstate 10 with easy on and off access. This home is 9.3 miles from the airport and 6 miles from downtown, Superdome, the historic French Quarter, and all major New Orleans attractions. Chant 'Throw Me Somethin' Mister' as you catch beads and stomp on doubloons while walking just a block to the heart of Metairie's family-friendly Mardi Gras parades on Bonnabel Blvd! Explore the cultural cuisine and bar life at the ma...
from $3 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices in Metairie

$139for 17 Dec - 24 Dec
$171 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability in Metairie

11%for 17 Dec - 24 Dec
18% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Metairie

A family-friendly New Orleans neighborhood

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.

Vacations in Metairie

The area and getting around

Arriving in Metairie

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

Metairie for couples

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.

Top 5 travel tips in Metairie

1. Have a picnic at La Salle Park

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!

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