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

Get inEdit

Map of Grand Isle (Louisiana)

By planeEdit

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

By carEdit

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

Get aroundEdit


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 nextEdit

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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