- TripBuzz found 67 things to do with kids in or near Gretna, Louisiana, including 57 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like New Orleans, Metairie, Kenner and Barataria.
- From Area 51 Laser Tag to Gretna Heritage Playground, the Gretna area offers 55 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Sports Facilities/Fields, Hiking Trails and Laser Tag.
- Beckoning history buffs from around the world, the city of Gretna offers an abundance of small town charm and a rich German heritage. Situated along the west banks of the Mississippi River, the city is home to many waterfront shops and dining options as well as water recreation. Other points of interest include walking tours of the cities architecture and nearby museums.
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41083 West Yellow Water Road, Hammond, LA 70403 MoreLess Info
Kliebert's Turtle & Alligator Farm is home to over 300 alligators and thousands of turtles placed in their natural habitat which, in turn, can be explored on foot via the Swamp People trail. Visitors can also feed the animals under supervision.
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906 East First Street, Thibodaux, LA 70301 MoreLess Info
Founded relatively recently in 1948, Nicholls State University is a public university known for its variety of distance learning programs. The location, which features a library with 245,000 books, including 61,000 e-books, competes in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision.
Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum is a public facility overlooking a bayou and is home to a range of informative historical exhibits about the local culture, history and a variety of industries which flourished here.
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211 Rue Betancourt, Thibodaux, LA 70301 MoreLess Info
Bayou Country Children's Museum provides children and adults with a fun and educational hands-on experience. The museum features an array of exhibits that teaches young visitors about the Cajun culture, food, agriculture, music and festivals.
The Crosby Arboretum is a botanical garden dedicated to educating the public about the environment by preserving, protecting, and displaying plants native to the Pearl River Drainage Basin. Attractions include several exhibits, educational programs, and a 104-acre interpretive site.
An honorable establishment, the Regional Military Museum Foundation is dedicated to the many brave people who defended our country over the years. Exhibits include real vehicles, weapons that fire, and countless books and historical documents.