Ten Cute Airbnbs You Can Drive to from New Orleans

Your summer travel plans may have been canceled, but that doesn’t mean you can’t squeeze in a little getaway close to home. Just being in different surroundings for a weekend can feel like the reset you need!

Airbnb has introduced a new cleaning protocol for hosts since the start of the pandemic based on CDC guidelines to be sure you are safe in their homes. However, you should still bring your own supplies to disinfect the house when you arrive to be extra careful!

Eco Beach House in the Trees in Waveland

This peaceful tree house is only an hour drive from New Orleans and only two blocks from the beach on “The Blues Trail.” Relax, ride bikes, rent kayaks and lounge on the porch with cocktails and hor d’oeuvres.

Modern New Iberia Tower Overlooking Bayou Teche

Not only are there views of Bayou Teche from this modern architecural wonder in Cajun Country, but there’s also a sculpture garden right in the backyard! This contemporary place is one of the most unique I have seen on Airbnb.

Cozy Cottage in Abita Springs

About an hour drive from New Orleans, in Abita Springs, sits this cute little cottage perfect for spending time outdoors on the covered pavilion, screened-in porch, deck and a walking area in the woods.

Peaceful River Retreat in Covington

This secluded home on the Bogue Falaya river in Covington offers lots of privacy and room for relaxation.

Coastal Beach Cottage in Waveland

This charming cottage is just a short walk to the beach, has a gorgeous screened in porch as well as a yard with a grill, picnic table and fire pit area for backyard hangouts.

Cool Cajun Oasis on Bayou Teche

This quaint little gem is situated on the Bayou Teche and in the middle of downtown New Iberia. Spend your time outside by the river, on the deck or walk the streets of downtown.

Architectural Gem on the Bayou

This Midcentury Modern masterpiece is the result of a business boom in the sixties that led to several incredible modern homes in the area. This is one of its first, by noted architect Ashton Smith. It’s on the scenic Bayou Teche near the heart of Main Street New Iberia and comes with a sailboat you can rent for an extra fee!

Waterfront Slidell House

Nestled off of Lake Pontchartrain, this waterfront vacation rental offers the best of Louisiana bayou living, with easy access to fishing, boating, and beaches.

Charming Cottage in Downtown Bay St. Louis

This charming 1890’s historic cottage in the heart of Old Town Bay St.Louis is just two blocks from the marina, restaurants, shops, parks and the beach.

Gorgeous Cabin in Texas

This one is the furthest drive on the list, but also so gorgeous it’s worth the four hour drive! It’s extremely private and has an outdoor hot tub and shower. Perfect for a romantic couples getaway!