Discover the best things to do in Metairie

Just minutes from the French Quarter and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY), our Country Inn & Suites off I-10 and the Causeway offers comfortable hotel rooms with easy access to Metairie and a variety of things to do in the Big Easy. Whether you’re ready to catch a Saints game at the Superdome, board a cruise ship at the Port of New Orleans, or celebrate Jazz Fest, our hotel’s location in Metairie allows for simple routes to the top destinations and events in New Orleans.

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The National WWII Museum

6.49 mi / 10.45 km from the hotel
Get a glimpse of World War II through the eyes of those who experienced it firsthand at this poignant museum, which houses a variety of exhibits and a large collection of artifacts.

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

6.82 mi / 10.98 km from the hotel
Attend a tradeshow at the sixth largest convention center in the country. With 1.1 million square feet of contiguous exhibit space, the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is invariably one of the country’s most popular convention facilities.

Port of New Orleans

7.11 mi / 11.45 km from the hotel
Spend a day snorkeling in Cozumel, relax on the beaches of Montego Bay, or explore the Mississippi River. Offering both Caribbean and Mississippi River Cruise options, the New Orleans Cruise Port is the sixth largest port in the country.

Family Gras

3.22 mi / 5.18 km from the hotel
Bring the family to this popular free event during the annual Mardi Gras celebration. View regional work at the Art Market, enjoy outdoor concerts, and take in the famous Mardi Gras parades. Activities for kids include face painting, hand-wax art, and interactive games.

Audubon Nature Institute

5.52 mi / 8.88 km from the hotel
Meet amazing creatures of the land, air, and sea at the zoo, insectarium, and other local parks of the Audubon Nature Institute. After your wild encounter at the aquarium, head next door to watch an exciting 3D film at the Entergy Giant Screen Theater.

Louisiana Children’s Museum

3.72 mi / 5.98 km from the hotel
Relocated to City Park in 2019, this state-of-the-art museum spans 8.5 acres of indoor and outdoor space. Kids can explore the natural world, learn about NOLA cuisine in Follow That Food, or create music in Jammin’ House.