Slidell Louisiana Travel, Tourist Information, Attractions, Things to Do
Slidell's Strategic Location
In recent years there has been much new residential, and commercial, growth and development, including hotels and motels which also serve the New Orleans area during major events such as the Super Bowl, Sugar Bowl and Final Four Tournaments.
Slidell, Louisiana is located at the junction of Interstate Highways I-10, I-12 and I-59.
Strategically located close to Baton Rouge to the west, and New Orleans to the south, Slidell is an important element of the East Louisiana infrastructure.
Slidell Area Attractions
Located in St. Tammany Parish, the City of Slidell is near the Pearl River Wildlife Management Area.
Slidell is a gem in southeastern Louisiana on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain, a quiet, friendly community. There are lots of festivals, a swamp with elusive alligators, delightful shopping, fine dining and excellent accommodations.
Many of the things that make Slidell such a great place to visit also make it a great place to live. The tree-shaded streets of Olde Towne are filled with visitors and vendors from throughout the south during the Antique District Street Fair in the spring and fall. Every November brings Arts Evening, one of the area's largest cultural festivals, featuring the works of over 100 artists and a variety of live entertainment throughout Olde Towne.
Five star shopping awaits at North Shore Square, the only regional mall that offers five anchor stores, plus a variety of specialty shops. Christmas Under the Stars twinkle in Griffith Park two weekends in December.
Slidell is close to the technology centers at NASA's Stennis Space Center and Lockheed Martin Manned Space Systems, the intrigue and hotspots of New Orleans and the beaches and casinos along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Swamp Tours in the Slidell Area
One of the most popular things to do in Louisiana is touring the swamps!
The area north of New Orleans and Lake Pontchartrain is often called "The Northshore", the location of cities such as Slidell, Lacombe, Mandeville and Madisonville.
The Honey Island and Pearl River swamps and marshes near Slidell offer exciting and educational opportunities for visitors and residents alike.
Learn more about Swamp Tours Near Slidell & Lacombe, Honey Island & the Pearl River.
Slidell Louisiana Map
More Information about Slidell
For more information, we recommend a visit to the website of the City of Slidell, and the website of the St. Tammany Parish Tourist & Convention Commission.
Earlier travel times at the Fontainebleau Hotel Court, in Slidell, Louisiana