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189 W Airline Drive
Kenner, Louisiana 70062-6886
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Welcome to the BRAND NEW...Best Western Plus® New Orleans Airport Hotel!

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When looking to stay near New Orleans but not in the middle of the city, the Best Western Plus® New Orleans Airport Hotel is just the place for you. Hotels near the New Orleans Airport with shuttle service make it easy for guests to enjoy an extended layover or catch an early morning flight. Wake up with a delicious breakfast on-site before heading out for the day.

Business guests can take advantage of the business services including copying and internet access. Get in your workout routine in the on-site fitness facility anytime between the hours of 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. The outdoor pool is just the place to enjoy the gorgeous New Orleans weather. The 24-hour front desk services are so convenient when you need anything in the middle of the night. There are so many reasons to stay at the Best Western Plus® New Orleans Airport Hotel for your visit to New Orleans.

Many guests are here for Mardi Gras or Saints Football games, but we cater to all guests at our New Orleans hotel. Enjoy the local festivals like Jazz Fest, the Essence Festival, the French Quarter Fest or Voodoo Fest. Check out Mardi Gras World to see the floats and grab a piece of King Cake. Indulge in a hurricane or sip your favorite cocktail at the oldest pub in the world. Nearby swamp tours are a must.

New Orleans International Airport hotels feature southern hospitality and an unbeatable location. Whether you're here for a conference or just passing through, count on us to provide you with comfortable accommodations. The right hotel makes the difference between a good and a great trip. Let us make your vacation as pleasurable as possible.

Book a quiet room at the Best Western Plus® New Orleans Airport today! Enjoy your stay.

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  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Outdoor pool, open 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Exercise facility, open from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • Interior corridors
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff, English, Spanish, Hindi, Urdu
  • Guest laundry, open 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. $1.50 for washer and $1.50 for dryer free
  • Express check in
  • Express check out
  • Late check out
  • Children's activities, swimming pool
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired for internet access
  • Business center, 24 hours, free, staffed
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy services
  • Photocopy machine
  • Audio/visual equipment and services
  • Dataports
  • Video conferencing, available
  • Meeting facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Convenience store/Sundry
  • Jogging track
  • Air-conditioning
  • Hearing impaired services TDD phones
  • Physically challenged facilities, pool lift
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged, 24 hours, free
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Airport car, 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. 3 mile radius
  • Free parking, 24 hours
  • Outdoor parking, 24 hours, free
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
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  • Cable or satellite television, CNN® or other 24 hour news station
  • AM/FM alarm clock available
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area available
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Complimentary newspaper available
  • In-room safe
  • Wake-up calls
  • Cribs, available
  • Rollaway beds, available

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 5

  • Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
  • Bathtub seat available
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Closed-caption TV
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Visual alarm available
  • Knock lights available
  • Safety bar in shower available
  • Walk-in shower available
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Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • .8 mile(s) from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, is in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is owned by the city of New Orleans and is 11 miles west of downtown New Orleans. The airport's address is 900 Airline Drive in Kenner, Louisiana.
  • 9.2 mile(s) from Shell Norco, facility is located in St. Charles Parish. The facility has over 600 full-time employees, more than 160 contractors, and generates an annual payroll of $50 million. The company pays more than $16 million in state and local taxes and $6M is property taxes that help fund public education as well as police and fire departments. In 2005, Shell spent over 26 million by purchasing goods and services from local vendors and businesses.
  • 9.5 mile(s) from Valero, through its subsidiaries, is an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels, petrochemical products and power.
  • 18.8 mile(s) from Dupont, is a science company. We pursue sustainable, renewable, innovative, market-driven solutions to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges, making lives better, safer, and healthier for people everywhere. Between now and 2050, the world’s population will climb to 9 billion. This increasingly complex world places growing demands on our planet’s resources.
  • 1.2 mile(s) from Norton Lilly International, in the rapidly evolving shipping industry, it is more important than ever for owners, operators and charterers to partner with a robust and versatile agent that will deliver reliability, quality, and piece-of-mind.
  • 13.7 mile(s) from Bayou Steel Group, is the world’s leading steel and mining company. Guided by a philosophy to produce safe, sustainable steel, it is the leading supplier of quality steel products in all major markets including automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging. Bayou Steel Group is present in 60 countries and has an industrial footprint in 19 countries.
  • 21.9 mile(s) from Marathon Garyville Refinery, located in Garyville between New Orleans and Baton Rouge on approximately 3,500 acres of land adjacent to U.S. Highway 61 and the Mississippi River. History: Construction began in 1973 by ECOL, Ltd.; completed in 1976, when the company purchased and started up the plant; last grassroots refinery built in the U.S.; located on former San Francisco Plantation property, designated a National Historic Landmark.
  • 17.2 mile(s) from Dow®, St. Charles Operations (SCO) consists of a 2,000-acre petrochemical manufacturing complex in Hahnville, just upriver from New Orleans. SCO is owned by Union Carbide Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, and began operations in 1966. We now have more than 1000 Dow employees and 1500 contractors at SCO. The site has been an OSHA Star Site for over 20 years with an exemplary safety record and an employee injury rate that is one of the lowest in the country.
  • .5 mile(s) from Gulf Coast Safety Council, GCSC has the ability to custom develop any course according to site policies, company policies, or specific topics. All courses are created as computer-based modules, which allow the user to interact throughout the course. Our development team will work closely with you and your company to ensure the content is reaching the user appropriately, and that the computer-based module has your company's look and feel. Course development is free to all GCSC Members.
  • .5 mile(s) from ISH, partners with clients in all industries to effectively respond to workplace health & safety issues. This means protecting your most important resource, your employees, while also protecting your organization's bottom line.
  • 1 block(s) from James Business Park, One James Park is a well-maintained three-story class "A" suburban office building with extensive free parking, abundant landscaping, twin elevators and all concrete paving. Located less than two miles west of the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and two miles east of Interstate 310, the site provides easy access to major freeways, hotels, restaurants, banks and other service suppliers. The building is perfectly suited to be a corporate or regional headquarter facility.
  • 4 block(s) from Kongsberg Maritime, we deliver systems for dynamic positioning and navigation, marine automation, safety management, cargo handling, subsea survey and construction, maritime simulation and training, and satellite positioning. Our solutions enhance efficiency and safety throughout the whole maritime technology spectrum and we offer additional competence in providing turnkey engineering services within the shipbuilding and floating production sectors.
  • .6 mile(s) from Intertek Laboratory, is a multinational inspection, product testing and certification company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
  • .1 mile(s) from Saybolt Inc., from the very early days of petroleum industry, we have developed into a multidisciplinary service provider. We have offices and laboratories strategically located throughout the world. While technological innovation has increased exponentially since we began offering our services in 1898, the basic principles of inspection remain constant: to provide swift, accurate and reliable data.
  • 1.4 mile(s) from SGS Oil & Chemical
  • .25 mile(s) from ADT Security Services, is an American corporation that provides residential and small business electronic security, fire protection and other related alarm monitoring services in 35 countries.
  • 1 mile(s) from ITT Technical Institute, often shortened to ITT Tech, is a for-profit technical institute with approximately 130 campuses in 38 states of the United States. ITT Tech is owned and operated by ITT Educational Services, Inc.
  • 1.9 mile(s) from Herzing University, had its beginning in 1965 when it started as a computer training institute in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 1970, the name was changed to Herzing Institute and the organization began to grow through the acquisition of other schools. These included the Wisconsin School of Electronics in Madison, Wisconsin, which has a history dating back to 1948.
  • 2.3 mile(s) from Allfax, is a technology provider in the New Orleans and Baton Rouge area.
  • 1.4 mile(s) from Orkin® Pest & Termite, an Atlanta-based company that provides residential and commercial pest control services. The company was founded in 1901 and became a wholly owned subsidiary when it was purchased by Rollins Inc. in 1964. Orkin has held research partnerships with universities around the country and with organizations like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) dating back to 1990 for pest biology research and pest-related disease studies.
  • .8 mile(s) from Orbis Logistics, their goal is to offer the best total solution for the specific needs of our clients. We strive to provide a better overall result for our clients than anyone else. Our customer-intimate approach uses operational excellence and product leadership to allow us to take responsibility for results and to customize our services to meet our clients' unique needs.
  • 8.6 mile(s) from Digimation Inc., specializes in computer graphics.
  • 1.4 mile(s) from Randa Accessories, more than the world’s largest men’s accessories company, Randa uses its scale and expertise to create and expand powerful brands, exceptional products and extraordinary shopping experiences. Randa produces men's belts, small leather goods, neckwear, luggage, casual bags, jewelry, and seasonal accessories including footwear, hats, gloves, and gifts, bringing these to market through all channels of distribution, worldwide.
  • 2.3 mile(s) from Glazer's®, one of the largest and most successful private companies in the United States. Our primary focus is in the alcohol beverage sales, marketing and distribution business. Every day, we strive to be the distributor of choice in the marketplaces we serve. We love what we do, and we love working with those who share our passion.
  • .7 mile(s) from DHL Express, is a division of the German logistics company Deutsche Post DHL providing international express mail services. Deutsche Post DHL is the world's largest logistics company operating around the world, particularly in sea and air mail.

Attractions

  • 15.8 mile(s) from The National WWII Museum, formerly known as the D-Day Museum, is a military history museum located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, on Andrew Higgins Drive between Camp Street and Magazine Street. The museum focuses on the contribution made by the United States to Allied victory in World War II. Founded in 2000, it was later designated by the U.S. Congress as America's official National World War II Museum in 2003. The Museum maintains an affiliation with the Smithsonian Institution. The mission statement of the Museum emphasizes the American experience in World War II.
  • 21.2 mile(s) from German-American Cultural Center, interprets the German immigrant contribution to Louisiana, 1720's to present. The GACC interprets the unique German immigrant contribution to Louisiana's history through exhibits, lectures, programs, and other educational activities. Exhibits depict the colonial experience, immigration, world of work, culture, religion. An additional exhibit panel features *culture in crisis* during the two world wars. The GACC sponsors special events with a Manifest on the grounds outside the Center and an Oktoberfest Bier Garten as part of the Gretna Heritage Festival's three day event during the first weekend of October each year. The GACC is supported and operated through memberships in the Friends of the German-American Cultural Center and other fundraising activities.
  • 11.3 mile(s) from Westwego Historical Museum, experience this hidden treasure housed in the original General Store owned and operated by Durac Terrebonne as the Fisherman's Exchange. Visit our 12-ft. mounted alligator named Salagator. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the City of Westwego.
  • 12.6 mile(s) from Bayou Segnette State Park, offers the best of everything. Just a thirty-minute drive across the Mississippi River from New Orleans, a multitude of recreational opportunities awaits visitors of all ages--boating, fishing, canoeing, picnicking, playgrounds and, of course, swimming in the wave pool, as well as an ecosystem that offers you the chance to spot plants, trees and wildlife from both swamps and marshland. Group shelters are a perfect spot for large groups to gather, and the park's group camp provides another option for big gatherings. Park entrance fee is $2.00 per person
  • 5.8 mile(s) from Kenner City Park, 30 acres, pavillion near Lotus pond, play area, picnic area, jogging path
  • 2.4 mile(s) from Kenner Planetarium, a 16 block historic district; Museums, Heritage Park, MegaDome Cinema, Planetarium/Laser Shows, and Theater. Kenner's colorful cultural history is celebrated in a replicated village of days gone by in the beautiful Heritage Park. Stroll down beautifully landscaped walkways, past buildings such as a turn-of-the-century packing shed, ice house, a traditional blacksmith shop, and a 1930's era gas station. The newest additions to the site are a pond and covered bridge adjacent to the replica of St. Mary's Church, the first church in Kenner. At the Space Science Complex in Rivertown find an exhilarating world of science at your fingertips in a recently renovated facility dedicated to science and space. Visitors can experience exciting scientific discovery with dynamic hands-on exhibits about weather, optical illusions, insects, and more, making learning fun for everyone.
  • 7.8 mile(s) from Clearview Mall, is a regional shopping center, conveniently located to meet the needs of families within the New Orleans Metro. Shopping and dining is fun with more than 60 specialty stores and services including: Target, Bed Bath & Beyond, Sears, AMC Palace 12 and restaurants like Zea Rotisserie and Grill, and Semolina
  • 10 mile(s) from Lakeside Shopping Center, located in the New Orleans Metro area, is a shopping destination with over 120 stores including Dillard's, JC Penney and Macy's.
  • 4.5 mile(s) from The Esplanade, is Kenner's premier shopping destination with over 80 shopping, dining and entertainment options, including Macy's, Target, Dillard's, Victoria's Secret, Old Navy, Express Men, Love Culture, Earthbound Trading Company and much more! In addition to our amazing shopping choices, The Esplanade's Food Court has many delectable dining options from your favorites such as Philly Dat Up, Subway and Smoothie King.Top off your visit with a stop at the New Orleans favorite, Cafe du Monde, located on the lower level in the Dillard's wing.
  • 19.1 mile(s) from Oakwood Center, offers real shopping choices for the whole family! No matter “What Brings You Today” you will find it at Oakwood Center!
  • 2 mile(s) from Rivertown Farmers Market, every Saturday of the month in historic Rivertown in Kenner. Free admission and free parking. A must do for locals and visitors alike. Fresh produce, plants & crafts. Held at Historic Rivertown, Kenner 400 block of Williams Boulevard-across from Exhibition Hall.
  • 11.2 mile(s) from Westwego Farmers Market, the regions premier farmers market. Freshest local produce and seafood, prepared foods and hand crafted items. We accept Dept of Agrgiculture Senior Coupons. Live Music, free parking. Buy Fresh, Buy Local! We offer fresh vegetables, dairy, LA. citrus, local bakeries, BBQ, pork cracklins, LA seafood, seasonal fruits, and plants.
  • 14.8 mile(s) from Audubon Nature Institute, is family of museums and parks dedicated to nature and based in New Orleans, Louisiana. It consists of the Audubon Zoo, Aquarium of the Americas, Audubon Louisiana Nature Center, Audubon Park, Woldenberg Riverfront Park, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, Entergy IMAX Theatre, Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species, Audubon Wilderness Park, and the Audubon Insectarium
  • 5.8 mile(s) from Treasure Chest Casino, the zest of New Orleans infuses the Treasure Chest Casino, and the vibrant atmosphere of famous events and destinations like Las Vegas, the Caribbean and Mardi Gras are reflected throughout the riverboat. Renowned for its outstanding entertainment and creative events, the Treasure Chest offers plenty of fun and excitement for anyone who wants to experience the Big Easy, Boyd Style!
  • 25.5 mile(s) from Boomtown Casino, let the good times roll at Boomtown New Orleans—the friendliest casino around. Between games you can choose from one of our delicious cafes and restaurants or cozy up in a booth with a drink and friends. In Boomtown’s unpretentious and inviting atmosphere, you’ll feel like a friend, not a number.
  • 34 mile(s) from Lafitte Barataria Museum, the 6,000-square-foot museum tells the 200-year-old story of the Town of Jean Lafitte, a historic fishing village 20 miles southwest of New Orleans. Featuring a multi-media theatre presentation, an animated museum exhibition and a nature study trail, the museum leads visitors on a journey through the life of pirate Jean Lafitte, the stories and folk traditions of wetland dwellers and the realities of coastal erosion and natural and man-made disasters.
  • 15.4 mile(s) from Mardi Gras World, gives you an authentic Mardi Gras experience all year round, whether you’re here for family vacation, team building activities, New Orleans corporate events, or just on your own to experience the magic of the Crescent City.
  • 13.2 mile(s) from Nola Motorsports Park, when we wanted to build a racetrack in the middle of the swamp, they told us we were crazy. We built it anyway! Now we hold team building meetings at 200 MPH. Welcome to NOLA MotorSports Park! A state of the art, full service special events and racing venue, just 20 minutes from the New Orleans French Quarter.
  • 37.9 mile(s) from St. Joseph Plantation, is a historic plantation located on the west bank of the Mississippi River in the town of Vacherie, St. James Parish, Louisiana, United States of America. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • 7.5 mile(s) from Destrehan Plantation, our history begins with a muddy river called the Mississippi and dense swamplands. Rene-Robert Cavelier Sieur de Salle traveled the beginning of the river to its end. He claimed the territory for France anticipating it to be a source of great wealth for the country. A young son of a Paris financial family, which was part of the court of Louis XV, packed his trunks and sailed to the new world. Destined to find a family that would have a profound impact on Louisiana and the entire United States, he helped set standards by which new territories would be included into the union and shaped the laws of the State of Louisiana. Little did this young man suspect that his son's family home would still be standing in the 21st century; the home we now refer to as Destrehan Plantation.
  • 7.6 mile(s) from Ormond Plantation House, is a French Colonial-style, Creole plantation house located in Destrehan, St. Charles Parish, Louisiana, United States. The house was built in the late 18th century, using bricks between cypress studs. This type of construction, called briquettes entre poteaux or "brick between posts," was used on the front and rear walls, with a type of adobe filling on the side walls. Rounded cement and brick columns supported the front veranda, or gallery, with wood columns on the second floor supporting the roof.
  • 4.1 mile(s) from Lafreniere Park, 155 acres, lagoon, fishing, playground, carousel, soccer fields, jogging path, disc golf, and a spray park.
  • 14.1 mile(s) from Longue Vue House and Gardens, founded by philanthropists Edith & Edgar Stern, this is a multifaceted historic estate featuring a world-class house museum and eight acres of stunning gardens. This National Historic Landmark serves as one of New Orleans' premier education and cultural resources. Longue Vue is open seven days a week for tours of the home and gardens, special events and programs.
  • 96.4 mile(s) from Grand Isle State Park, lies at the eastern end of Grand Isle, a barrier island in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA. Grand Isle is the only inhabited barrier island in the state. The park has been seriously affected in the past by Hurricanes Katrina, Gustav, and Ike. However, much of Grand Isle State Park has been renovated. Beach restoration in the area is ongoing. At one time, the park's fishing pier was especially popular, but it was destroyed in 2005 and has yet to be rebuilt. An observation tower provides fine views of the surrounding coastal scenery. Visitors come to 160-acre Grand Isle State Park to beachcomb, birdwatch, boat, camp, crab, fish, and sunbathe.
  • 4.8 mile(s) from New Orleans Zephyrs Baseball Stadium, open to public, weather permitting for July practices. Private tours and events by appointment.

Dining

  • Adjacent to Kenner Airport Casino, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Mini-stop/small truck stop with limited driver's amenities. On-site casino and Chevron fuel is available. Truck and RV parking available 24 hours.
  • Adjacent to Subway®, Deli, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Submarine sandwiches, salads and mini pizzas. Open 24 hours.
  • .25 mile(s) from VooDoo BBQ & Grill, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Specializing in New Orleans style barbecue with Caribbean, Cajun and Creole spices.
  • 1 mile(s) from IHOP®, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Specializes in breakfast foods. While IHOP's focus is on breakfast foods such as pancakes, French toast, crepes, and omelets, it also offers a menu of lunch and dinner items.
  • 1 mile(s) from Waffle House®, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • .25 mile(s) from Pizza Hut®, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 7 mile(s) from Domino's® Pizza, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,

Education

  • 1 mile(s) from ITT Technical Institute, often shortened to ITT Tech, is a for-profit technical institute for technology classes.
  • 12 mile(s) from Tulane University, is a private, nonsectarian research university located in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Originally founded as a public medical college in 1834, the school grew into a comprehensive university in 1847. The institution was eventually privatized under the endowments of Paul Tulane and Josephine Louise Newcomb in 1884. Tulane is a member of the Association of American Universities.
  • 13 mile(s) from Loyola Marymount University, located in New Orleans is a private, co-educational, and Jesuit university located in New Orleans, Louisiana. Originally established as Loyola College in 1904, the institution was chartered as a university in 1912. It bears the name of the Jesuit patron, Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Loyola is one of 28 member institutions that make up the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.
  • 16.7 mile(s) from University of New Orleans, often referred to locally as UNO, is a medium-sized public urban university located on the New Orleans lakefront within New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. It is a member of the University of Louisiana System and the Urban 13 association.
  • 18.5 mile(s) from Southern University and A&M College, often referred to as SUNO, is a historically African American university located in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. It is a member of the Southern University System. The University is a member-school of Thurgood Marshall College Fund.
  • 70 mile(s) from Louisiana State University, officially Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, often referred to as LSU, is a public coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The University was founded in 1853 in what is now known as Pineville, Louisiana, under the name Louisiana State Seminary of Learning & Military Academy.

Nearby Cities

  • 81 mile(s) from Baton Rouge
  • 135 mile(s) from Lafayette
  • 327 mile(s) from Shreveport
  • 348 mile(s) from Houston, Texas

Recreation

  • 6.8 mile(s) from Lafreniere Park, the largest park in Metairie, Louisiana, and provides a place of relaxation for hundreds of locals and tourists daily. The park is funded by local residents surrounding the park, and a few dollars are added onto their water bill every month.
  • 8.2 mile(s) from Kenner Park Pavilion, historically French: Cannes-Brulees is the sixth-largest city in the U.S. State of Louisiana. It is the largest city in Jefferson Parish, United States, Louisiana's second-most populous parish, and a suburb of New Orleans.
  • 13 mile(s) from City Park, nestled in the center of NOLA, City Park has held a special place in the hearts of generations of New Orleanians. Natural beauty, history, and fun activities make this a popular place to hang out and reconnect. Have a picnic, take a boat ride, or feed the ducks. Go fishing, find a shady spot to read a book, even visit the New Orleans Museum of Art or New Orleans Botanical Gardens.
  • 14.6 mile(s) from Audubon Park, opened in 1898 and was the site of the World Cotton Centennial in 1884. People travel from near and far to marvel at and enjoy the ever-beautiful oak trees, lagoons, and expansive green space located within the park. For the millions who use the park for picnics, relaxing, walking, running, cycling and special events there is no better place in New Orleans for recreational fun and relaxation.
  • 15.2 mile(s) from Big Lake at City Park & Trail, take in the natural beauty of NOLA by floating through the historic bayous and lagoons of City Park. Slow down and you’ll notice ducks, swans, geese and other aquatic wildlife, plus a fountain that shoots water about 30-40 feet in the air. With pedal boats that seat 4 and rowboats that seat 3, it’s fun for the whole family.
  • 17.1 mile(s) from Congo Square, in the southern corner of Armstrong Park is Congo Square, an open space where slaves and free blacks gathered throughout the 19th century for meetings, open markets, and the African dance and drumming celebrations that played a substantial role in the development of jazz. Local voodoo practitioners still consider Congo Square a spiritual base and gather at the Square for rituals.
  • 17.4 mile(s) from Crescent Park, be one of the first to enjoy this brand new green space, located right on the riverfront in Bywater. Crescent Park stretches for 1.4 miles along the Mississippi, providing unparalleled views and access to the water. Take a stroll, ride your bike, or simply watch the river float by while sitting on its banks.

Shopping

  • 4.9 mile(s) from The Esplanade®, also known as the Esplanade Mall, is a shopping mall in Kenner, Louisiana, United States. It is anchored by Macy's, the first Macy's in Louisiana), Dillard's Clearance and Target. It opened on 9 October 1983 and is owned by the Simon Property Group, who acquired it through their merger with Mills Corporation in 2007. The mall serves people throughout Kenner and surrounding areas.
  • 10 mile(s) from Lakeside Shopping Center, a mall located in the New Orleans suburb of Metairie, Louisiana. It first opened in 1960, as the first regional shopping mall in New Orleans and is the largest and one of the busiest malls in the New Orleans metro area. Lakeside has three major retail anchors, Dillard's, Macy's and JC Penney. There are also more than 120 stores and restaurants.
  • 16.5 mile(s) from One Canal Place, located in the central business district of New Orleans, is a 32-story skyscraper. The building contains The Shops at Canal Place shopping mall and is attached to The Westin New Orleans Canal Place, with which it shares a parking garage. During the colonial era before levees were constructed, the land occupied by the Canal Place complex was commonly covered by the waters of the Mississippi.

Transportation

  • 1 mile(s) from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
  • 88 mile(s) from Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport
  • 127 mile(s) from Lafayette Regional Airport
  • .5 mile(s) from RTA/Regional Transit Authority. Public Transit: The Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) Bus picks up outside airport Entrance #7 on the upper level. The fare for Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) is $2.00. The fare boxes will accept $1, $5, $10, $20 dollar bills.
  • 16 mile(s) from Amtrak. Union Station 1001 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans. Amtrak does not provide transportation to or from the airport.
  • .5 mile(s) from Kenner
  • Free local shuttle from 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., 3 mile radius