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Old Metairie
Old Metairie
Old Metairie Neighborhood

Metairie/Kenner

Jefferson Parish

The gateway to New Orleans for many travelers is Kenner, which contains the New Orleans International Airport (MSY), about 20 minutes from downtown New Orleans. Metairie gets to play home to a couple of sports franchises including the New Orleans Saints football team and the New Orleans Baby Cakes baseball team. Residential and shopping abound in this suburb of New Orleans.

Quick Facts & Tips

  • FOUNDED: 1720s
  • VIBE: Surburban, Family-Oriented, Shopping
  • KNOWN FOR: Home to the New Orleans Saints headquarters and practice facility, this suburb is the gateway for many tourists to New Orleans via the New Orleans International Airport (MSY). Small family-friendly festivals happen frequently throughout the year.
  • Shrine on Airline
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    Things to Do

    Take in a baseball game, a festival, a play at a local performance venue or a New Orleans Saints training camp.

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  • Gumbo
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    Eat

    Local favorites dot the landscape while familiar chains also welcome visitors with open arms.

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  • Winston's Pub & Patio
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    Drink

    Feel right at home with the locals in a dive bar and see what's happening in the neighborhood.

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  • Snap Clothing
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    Shop

    Enjoy the convenience a local shops and big stores at several malls and shopping centers.

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  • Hilton Airport
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    Stay

    Need accommodations close to the airport? Or do you prefer to not deal with the hustle and bustle of downtown? There are several great option in the area.

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