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Edgard is a small community located in St. John the Baptist Parish in southeast Louisiana. The population is approximately 3,000 residents. Edgard is part of the New Orleans metropolitan area. The whole area is known worldwide for its multicultural heritage, music, cuisine and annual Mardi Gras celebration. New Orleans is famous for attractions like Bourbon Street and the French Quarter, the mansions of Magazine Street, its many antique shops, restaurants, bars and notorious nightlife. Other attractions include the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans Museum of Art in City Park, the Audubon Zoo and the Aquarium of the Americas. The Edgard area is famous for its many unique tours, including culinary tours, riverboat tours, cemetery tours, swamp tours, plantation tours, haunted house tours, horse & carriage tours and more. The food of New Orleans is, in itself, a major attraction. French, Spanish, Italian, African, Native American, Cajun and Cuban traditions all combine to produce a truly unique Louisiana flavor. Edgard is a great place to consider if you want to visit the New Orleans area, but are looking for a small town atmosphere away from the crowds and noise.

Surrounding areas: Lac des Allemands, Louisiana (16.0 mi), Kenner, Louisiana (20.9 mi), Thibodaux, Louisiana (22.7 mi), Metairie, Louisiana (22.8 mi), Donaldsonville, Louisiana (26.8 mi), Springfield, Louisiana (27.8 mi), Ponchatoula, Louisiana (29.3 mi)

Edgard Vacation Rentals

Edgard Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Hampton Inn4288 Hwy 51La Place, LA5.5 mi.(985) 652-5002
Quality Inn Laplace3900 Hwy 51La Place, LA5.5 mi.(985) 652-5544
Days Inn Laplace3912 Hwy 51Laplace, LA5.5 mi.(985) 652-1223
Best Western La Place Inn4289 Main StLaplace, LA7.4 mi.(985) 651-4000
Ramada Luling13889 River RdLuling, LA11.7 mi.(985) 785-2600
Best Western River Region Inn12215 Hwy 90Luling, LA13.1 mi.(985) 331-0064
Comfort Inn Luling12177 Hwy 90Luling, LA13.1 mi.(985) 785-1125
Super 8 Luling12275 Hwy 90Luling, LA13.1 mi.(985) 308-0400
Ramada Inn And Suites New Orleans Airport110 James Dr ESt Rose, LA15.4 mi.(504) 466-1355
Oakwood / Woodlake121 W Esplanade AveKenner, LA16.7 mi.(713) 995-5111
Rodeway Inn Airport851 Airline HwyKenner, LA16.9 mi.(504) 467-1391
Sleep Inn (75076)2830 Loyola DrKenner, LA17.5 mi.(504) 466-9666
Hilton New Orleans Airport901 Airline DrKenner, LA18.1 mi.(504) 469-5000
Oakwood / Sunlake800 Joe Yenni BlvdKenner La 70065, LA18.3 mi.(713) 995-5111
Fairfield Inn By Marriott-airport1801 32ND StKenner, LA18.9 mi.(504) 445-9800
Comfort Inn Airport1700 I-10 Service RdKenner, LA19.0 mi.(504) 464-1300
Contempra Inn2820 Williams BlvdKenner, LA19.0 mi.(504) 468-7700
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson1501 Veterans BlvdKenner, LA19.0 mi.(504) 305-1501
Days Inn Kenner Airport1300 Veterans BlvdKenner, LA19.0 mi.(504) 469-2531
Extended Stay America2300 Veterans BlvdKenner, LA19.0 mi.(504) 465-8300
Park Plaza Inn2125 Veterans BlvdKenner, LA19.0 mi.(504) 464-6464
Radisson Hotel New Orleans Airport2150 Veterans BlvdKenner, LA19.0 mi.(504) 467-3111
Travelodge - New Orleans Airport2240 Veterans BlvdKenner, LA19.0 mi.(504) 469-7341
Comfort Suites2710 Idaho AveKenner, LA19.1 mi.(504) 466-6066
Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Airport4535 Williams BlvdKenner, LA19.1 mi.(504) 712-0504
Best Western Airport Hotel2438 Veterans Memorial BlvdKenner, LA19.4 mi.(504) 469-2800
La Quinta #5805900 Veterans Memorial BlvdMetairie, LA21.1 mi.(504) 456-0003
Howard Johnsons Lodge201 N Canal BlvdThibodaux, LA21.9 mi.(985) 447-9071
Ramada Inn400 E First StThibodaux, LA22.0 mi.(985) 446-0561
Howard Johnson201 Canal BlvdThibodaux, LA22.1 mi.(985) 447-9071
Towne Place Suites By Marriott - Metairie5424 Citrus BlvdHarahan, LA22.2 mi.(888) 364-1200
Shoney's Inn Of New Orleans2421 Clearview PkwyMetairie, LA22.5 mi.(504) 456-9081
Sun Suites Of Metairie4409 Hearst RdMetairie, LA22.7 mi.(504) 648-2020
Hampton Inn & Suites5150 MounesNew Orleans, LA22.8 mi.(504) 733-5646
Clearwater Creek826 S Clearview PkwyRiver Ridge, LA23.0 mi.(504) 734-0074
Best Western Landmark Hotel2601 Severn AveMetairie, LA23.8 mi.(504) 888-9500
Plaza Suites Of Metairie2324 N HullenMetairie, LA23.9 mi.(504) 309-0095
Hampton Inn Metairie2730 N Causeway BlvdMetairie, LA24.1 mi.(504) 831-7676
New Orleans Marriott Metairie At Lakeway3838 N Causeway BlvdMetairie, LA24.1 mi.(504) 836-5253
Quality Hotel & Conference Center2261 N Causeway BlvdMetairie, LA24.1 mi.(504) 833-8211

Edgard Weather & Climate

Southeast Louisiana has a warm year round climate with hot, humid summers and mild winters. Semi-tropical conditions prevail in most areas of the state, but especially in southeast Louisiana, which is greatly influenced by the Gulf of Mexico. This region experiences over 180 days of sunshine annually and abundant rainfall. The normal daily temperature is 68 degrees F., ranging from 52 degrees F. in January to 82 degrees F. in July. Snow and ice are rarities in Louisiana. During the summer and fall, tropical storms and hurricanes frequently batter the state, especially along the coast, and can cause severe flooding.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 61°F 41°F 6.23 in. -
February 64°F 44°F 5.42 in. -
March 71°F 51°F 5.82 in. -
April 77°F 56°F 5.12 in. -
May 84°F 64°F 5.20 in. -
June 89°F 70°F 6.67 in. -
July 91°F 72°F 6.42 in. -
August 90°F 72°F 5.35 in. -
September 87°F 68°F 5.70 in. -
October 79°F 57°F 3.39 in. -
November 71°F 50°F 4.83 in. -
December 64°F 43°F 4.66 in. -

Edgard Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International airport (MSY) located about 18 miles east of Edgard in New Orleans, Louisiana, the Lakefront airport (NEW) located approximately 31 miles east of Edgard in New Orleans, Louisiana, the Houma Terrebonne airport (HUM) located roughly 32 miles south of Edgard in Houma, Louisiana, the Hammond Municipal airport (HDC) located around 35 miles north of Edgard in Hammond, Louisiana, Baton Rouge Metro Ryan Field (BTR) located about 49 miles northwest of Edgard in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and finally the Stennis International airport (HSA) located approximately 70 miles east of Edgard in Bay St Louis, Mississippi.

Edgard Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Celebration StationMetairieLA20.6 mi.
City Park Carousel GardensNew OrleansLA29.3 mi.
Six Flags New OrleansNew OrleansLA29.3 mi.
Celebration StationBaton RougeLA46.3 mi.
Dixie Landin'Baton RougeLA46.3 mi.
Water Parks
Waterland U.S.A.HoumaLA31.1 mi.
Blue Bayou Water ParkBaton RougeLA46.3 mi.
Atwood Water ParkMonticelloMS109.0 mi.
Golf Courses
Fashion Golf & Country ClubHahnvilleLA10.1 mi.
Willowdale Country ClubLulingLA15.9 mi.
Sugarland Country ClubRacelandLA21.1 mi.
Pelican Point Golf ClubGonzalesLA25.9 mi.
Bayouside Golf ClubNapoleonvilleLA28.3 mi.
Audubon Golf CourseNew OrleansLA29.6 mi.
Bayou Oaks Golf CourseNew OrleansLA29.6 mi.
Brechtel Memorial Park Municipal Golf CourseNew OrleansLA29.6 mi.
Golf Club of New Orleans at EastoverNew OrleansLA29.6 mi.
Joseph M Bartholomew Golf CourseNew OrleansLA29.6 mi.
Lakewood Golf ClubNew OrleansLA29.6 mi.
State Parks
Bayou Segnette State ParkLA25.8 mi. 
Fairview Riverside State ParkLA36.5 mi. 
Fontainebleau State ParkLA37.9 mi. 
Louisiana State MuseumNew OrleansLA29.3 mi.(History)
Musee Conti Wax MuseumNew OrleansLA29.3 mi.(History)
Louisiana Children's MuseumNew OrleansLA29.3 mi.(Children's)
DDay MuseumNew OrleansLA29.3 mi.(History)
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime MuseumMadisonvilleLA35.5 mi.(History)
LSU Museum of Natural ScienceBaton RougeLA46.3 mi.(Science)
Zoos and Aquariums
Aquarium of the AmericasNew OrleansLA29.3 mi.
Audubon Park and Zoological GardenNew OrleansLA29.3 mi.
Greater Baton Rouge ZooBaton RougeLA46.3 mi.

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