Each trip to New Orleans should begin with an investigation into the hotels in Terrytown, LA. There are benefits to staying just a few miles outside of NOLA. First, you’ll find Terrytown hotels are more affordable, which is perfect for budget travelers. Second, the neighborhoods surrounding these hotels tend to be quieter. You do not have the noise of jazz clubs or rowdy partiers keeping you away. Third, Terrytown has much to offer the traveler, so it’s worth your time exploring both cities.
Eight Miles to the Zoo
Hotels in Terrytown, LA, are surrounded by enough activities to make it possible for you to stay close to your accommodations, but you should get out and explore. Families will want to go to the New Orleans Zoo Audubon where there are all sorts of interesting animal attractions. At just eight miles away, you’ll find it takes very little time to reach the zoo and Audubon Park.
Oakwood Mall sits on the northern border of Terrytown. It is packed with retail destinations that are sure to pique the interests of anyone who likes to shop while they are on vacation. Four anchor stores connect the multitude of smaller boutiques. Hunt for bargains at Dillard’s before finding the latest trends at Francesca’s.
Towne Square is smaller, but it has a few retailers of interest. If you’ve booked a suite and plan to cook some meals in your room, Towne Square is home to a Save-A-Lot grocer. There’s also a New Orleans Original Margarita bar for anyone looking for a refreshing drink during a night out.
While you’ll want to head into New Orleans for some of your meals, you’ll find hotels in Terrytown, LA, put you close to some exquisite coffee shops and bakeries. You cannot come to Louisiana without trying a Mardi Gras king cake. Hi-Do Bakery is well-known for their king cakes. Head to Cafe du Monde for beignets and a cup of New Orleans coffee, complete with the roasted chicory to smooth the bitterness.