Jefferson Parish & Kenner | Louisiana

Boasting fresh Cajun flavors, a bustling Rivertown district and tranquil wooded parks, Kenner and the greater Louisiana area have something for all ages to enjoy

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Jefferson Parish

& Kenner, LA

Louisiana Highlights

  • Kenner LA is family-friendly, with amazing sightseeing, scenery and activities. Historic Rivertown offers the Space Science Complex and Planetarium, the Theaters for the Performing Arts and more.
  • Easily accessible whether you are flying or driving and we’re only 15 minutes from the heart of downtown New Orleans for day trips.
  • Enjoy a vast array of family-friendly restaurants serving local and international cuisines, sure to please any palate from seafood to Italian and so much more. Grab a seat at Big EZ Seafood for fresh catches or Ground Pat’i Grill & Bar for charbroiled burgers.
  • Kenner offers hotels and venues to fit any budget and style with comfortable and modern options in prime locations, including pet-friendly La Quinta and Hilton brand hotels.

Families Visit Kenner and Stay from the River to the Lake

Kenner, Louisianna, located in Jefferson Parish, is a vibrant city just 15 miles from the heart of bustling New Orleans. The ideal location makes it easy for visitors to explore the sights, sounds, and vibrant flavors of the Big Easy while also enjoying the unique attractions of Kenner, LA itself. As Jefferson Parish’s largest incorporated city, Kenner is home to the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).

Finding a place to stay in Kenner is no problem with a multitude of choices for every style and occasion. Conveniently located only 2.2 miles from MSY is the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Orleans Airport. They offer amenities like connecting rooms, an on-site restaurant and room service, and an outdoor pool, perfect for families. Five minutes from I-10 and three minutes from MSY, sister hotel Hilton New Orleans Airport accommodations offer the same amenities and proximity to all that Kenner and Jefferson Parish boast.

Located a mile from the airport, the Holiday Inn New Orleans Airport North offers exceptional accommodation and amenities to suit any family, like a sparkling outdoor pool, on-site bar and grill, and nearby attractions. Additionally, kids ages 18 and under stay for free when sharing a parent’s room. Comfort Inn & Suites New Orleans Airport North provides affordable, clean rooms and 24-hour free airport shuttle services. Other amenities include free hot breakfasts, an on-site bar and lounge, and an outdoor pool.

A History of Successful Reunions

“Working with Visit Kenner to help plan our family reunion was a breeze! We had no idea where to start, but right away got fantastic recommendations for everything from hotels to lively venues that could accommodate our big group! Kenner exceeded all of our Louisiana expectations & we can’t wait to go back!”

– Ashela Kelly, Kelly Family Reunion

New Adventures Await

Sample Authentic Flavors and Go on Adventures in Kenner, Jefferson Parish

Savor delicious Cajun seafood and unique, family-friendly attractions

Kenner, LA is home to some of the best seafood restaurants in the region. Zeas Rotisserie & Bar is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike, offering a wide variety of seafood dishes. For buffet-style family dining, Golden Corral gives groups options with flavors to satisfy everyone. Big EZ Seafood & Oyster is another great family establishment serving fresh catches from the Gulf of Mexico. Grab a table at Ground Pat’i Grill & Bar and enjoy open-flame charbroiled hamburgers made with 100% USDA Choice Angus chuck.

For a fun family outing, head to Kenner’s 16-block historic Rivertown district, offering a host of cultural and family attractions and activities. At Rivertown, you can explore the Kenner Planetarium and Megadome Cinema, the Rivertown Space Science Complex, the Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, and LaSalle’s Landing. Experiential adventures at these locales are great options for groups comprised of multiple ages and interests. At Game On Social Hub, families find thrills with axe throwing, bowling, laser tag, and fun games at the large arcade.

Reunite in Kenner, Louisiana, and make southern-inspired memories with the ones you love.

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Family-Friendly Restaurants

Embark on a culinary adventure through Louisiana’s historic landscapes, ideal for your next family reunion. This region, abundant in both history and flavor, presents a diverse array of dining experiences that cater to all ages

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Family-Friendly Attractions

Louisiana offers a plethora of activities and attractions suitable for all ages, making it an ideal destination for families in search of fun, educational, and unforgettable experiences

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Family-Friendly Accomodations

Ideal for families and reunion gatherings, every lodging option assures a stay that blends relaxation with cherished memories in Louisiana.

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