Kenner is Not Just a New Orleans Suburb

Kenner is a small city and suburb of Metro New Orleans, located just 15 miles west of the city. Residents love Kenner's location: it's convenient to New Orleans, and home to the Louis Armstrong International Airport and the Ochsner Medical Center, a major area hospital. Plus, Kenner offers a wide variety of housing types, from condos and townhomes to luxury gated communities, and affordable older homes to brand new construction. But Kenner isn't just a suburb; it's a destination in its own right, with two vibrant historical and cultural districts, and a wealth of attractions.

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Kenner Offers a Variety of Home Types for Everyone

With a wide range of affordable to luxury condominium and townhome properties, affordable older single-family homes, a surge of new construction taking place on the city's east bank, and several new gated communities, there's something for everyone in Kenner. Several of Kenner's homes also feature the unique Southern styles and features for which New Orleans is famous: columned porches, wide balconies, and large windows.

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Condos and Townhomes

For those searching for affordable and convenient housing, Kenner offers everything from inexpensive condos in older buildings to new buildings of luxury condos and townhomes, close to I-10 for an easy commute into the city. However, the real jewels are Kenner's beautiful historic rowhomes, many of which have been lovingly maintained, and are located near the vibrant Rivertown district.

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Top New Communities

Kenner offers a wealth of new construction communities, many of which are going up along the east bank of the city. One of the suburb's top neighborhoods is Gabriel, a gated lakefront community of luxury homes, which has been named "one of the most ambitious residential developments in the Gulf South." Those looking for a custom home will love Gabriel's large brick estate homes, manicured lawns, and lakefront views.

Places to Visit in Kenner

Explore Kenner's Rivertown and Laketown Districts

It's Kenner vibrant Rivertown and Laketown districts that set it apart from other Metro New Orleans suburbs. Rivertown is located in a 16-block area along the shores of the Mississippi River, and is home to a host of unique cultural attractions, including three performing arts theaters, Heritage Park, and Kenner's planetarium and science museum. Residents can also experience the district's boutique shopping and local restaurants and cafes. The Laketown district along Lake Pontchartrain features walking and biking trails, a fishing pier, public boat docks, the Coconut Beach Sand Volleyball Complex, and the Pontchartrain Center, one of the largest convention centers in the Metro New Orleans area.

Shopping and Fun

The Esplanade Mall: Kenner's largest shopping mall

Chateau Golf and Country Club: The premier residential and championship golf complex in the Metro New Orleans area

Treasure Chest Casino: A riverboat-themed lakeside casino offering games, slots, dining, and shows.

Commute Info

Louis Armstrong International Airport: 10 minutes

Uptown New Orleans: 25 minutes

New Orleans' French Quarter: 25 minutes

Cultural Attractions

Rivertown Repertory Theater: Offers both local and Broadway shows

Heritage Park: A replica turn-of-the-century village, complete with a blacksmith shop and covered bridge

Kenner Planetarium and Science Museum: A small museum and planetarium focused on childhood learning and space science

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