The Wooden Boat Festival in Madisonville photo by Jim Kubik.
A young visitor has a giraffe eating out of her hand at Global Wildlife Center in Folsom.
Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge has boardwalks through the swamp. Red cockaded woodpeckers can be found there.
Abita Brewery, the largest craft brewery in the Southeast, offers tours and tastings.
Bike the Mandeville Lakefront along the 1.5 mile paved pathway.
Kayak the bayou with one of our phenomenal outfitters.
Lee Lane, Covington. Stroll the streets lined with boutique shops, art galleries and dining destinations.
All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish Cook-Off, Slidell. Get your fill of the finest of Louisiana's Crawfish flavors.
Insta-Gator Ranch, Covington. Hold a baby alligator or even hatch one in August.
Fishing Charters in Slidell. Cast a line and real in a Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder or other fine catch.
Weekend Farmers Market, Covington, Abita Springs, Mandeville Slidell. Grab fresh, local fruits, veggies, and preserves. Great artwork and jewelry is showcased, too!
Candy Bank, Mandeville. Satisfy your sweet tooth with house-made candies at the century-old bank building candy renovation.
Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville. Explore the 2,800 acre, waterfront state park.
Christmas on Louisiana's Northshore/St. Tammany Parish. Photo Credit to Bobby Gilboy. Holiday happenings are full of family fun activities, Santa appearances by boat, and plenty of Holiday music.