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Grand Isle is in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. It is a barrier island connected to the mainland by bridge/causeway.

Get in[edit]

Map of Grand Isle (Louisiana)

By plane[edit]

The closest major airport is Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY IATA) in New Orleans. It is about 2 hours and 40 minutes away

By car[edit]

Grand Isle is located at the southernmost terminus of Louisiana highway 1, about 65 miles south of Raceland and Houma.

Get around[edit]


Grand Isle State Park has a nice beach on the Gulf of Mexico.


At Grand Isle State Park, there is canoe and kayak rental.





  • Blue Dolphin Inn, (985) 787-3697. Offering beachside cottages and camping areas.
  • Grand Island Suites, +1 985 787-3515. Beachside. Also offers camping areas. Rates starting at $59.
  • Landry House, (985) 787-2207. A bed and breakfast.

Go next[edit]

Port Fourchon is an interesting stop, on highway 1 back to the mainland. Houma is the closest sizeable town. New Orleans is about 100 miles away via highway 1 and U.S. 90.

Routes through Grand Isle
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