Take a trip over the Crescent City Connection Bridge and discover the wonderful world of the Westbank. Here along the winding bends of the Mississippi, you’ll find the charming community of Gretna.
In this great town, residents live a short distance from the U.S. Naval Base Reserve and are close to NOLA Motorsports in Avondale as well as Bayou Segnette State Park’s legendary Wave Pool. You’ll also be just a ferry ride away, on the East Bank of the Mississippi, from St. Bernard Parish where you can visit the historic Chalmette Battlefield and grab some lunch at Old Arabi Eats. There’s certainly no shortage of things to do and see and eat and drink in Gretna!
Like most Louisiana towns, there’s also no shortage of places to get delicious food and drink. We hope you like to eat well because there are plenty of places to do just that. From date nights to to-go orders, check out these lovable Gretna eateries.
Like we mentioned with the culinary scene, Gretna is your standard Louisiana town: full of fun activities for the whole family! There are beautiful parks, and you’re never far from someone walking, biking or jogging around town. There’s also a really cool, eclectic art scene, much like its Crescent City neighbor. Here are a couple of our favorite activities your whole family will love!
Real Estate options are as vibrant as the residents who live here. There are many single and double-story homes with spacious front yards and fenced-in backyards. You’ll also be intrigued by the fact that properties near the Mississippi River and downtown areas are historical homes that have been restored and renovated. Located just a hop and a skip from the Crescent City, architecture in these communities often resembles that of the classic French and Spanish-style uptown New Orleans homes. Homes for sale here are near West Jefferson Hospital, boutique shops and grocery stores and a variety of public and parochial schools.
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With quaint, historical homes, and a mini New Orleans arts, food and music scene, Gretna is perfect for those who want a small-town lifestyle, but still enjoy the convenience of a large city!
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