Videos Showcase Northshore Personalities & Attractions

The Emmy® Award-winning Tom Gregory hosted "GO Coast: Louisiana" and experienced the culinary scene, music and great outdoors of St. Tammany Parish. Vignettes from the St. Tammany episodes are now available in a series of videos you can view at, on the GO VISIT: Louisiana's Northshore playlist. Click on the images below to go to each video. 

  • Go Visit

    Watch a great showcase of St. Tammany's local personalities exploring St. Tammany Parish with entertaining host Tom Gregory in GO VISIT.

  • Go Wild

    Features acclaimed musician Amanda Shaw fiddling on the Mandeville lakefront and accompanying Gregory to feed a family of giraffes at Global Wildlife Center in Folsom.

  • Go Jazz

    The historic Dew Drop Social and Benevolent Hall sets the tone for GO JAZZ, and gives a glimpse into St. Tammany's role in the creation of jazz, America's original music.

  • Go Swamp

    Meet the alligators of the Honey Island Swamp and, just maybe, the legendary monster that calls it home.

  • Go Wacky

    Meet the eccentric John Preble of the UCM Museum in Abita Springs, and the wacky Buford the Bassigator and Darryl the Dogigator.

  • Go Historic

    Native American historian Grayhawk Perkins leads a canoe trip on Cane Bayou in GO HISTORIC and brings Gregory to Ruby's Roadhouse for his band's gig with the late Coco Robicheaux.

  • Go Play

    explores the 80,000 acres of wildlife preserves and endless possibilities for outdoor adventure on the Northshore, only 40 minutes from New Orleans' French Quarter.

  • Go Fish

    With celebrity chef John Besh and legendary charter captain Dudley Vandenborre.

  • Go Bike

    Rent bikes and explore Louisiana's first Rails to Trails conversion, the 31-mile Tammany Trace, as it connects the Northshore towns of Covington, Abita Springs, Mandeville, Lacombe, and Slidell.

  • Go Bayou

    Bayou Adventure rents fishing equipment, kayaks, and bikes, and is a live bait shop. Nearby Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge and bayous Cane, Lacombe, and Castine make Bayou Adventure the perfect place to begin your exploration of the Northshore outdoors.

  • Go Gator

    Visits Insta-Gator Ranch and Hatchery in Covington, a working alligator ranch for a guided tour and the chance to hold or hatch a baby gator in season.

  • Go Paddleboard

    Standup Paddling with Bayou Paddle Company is a fantastic way to explore the bayous, lakes and rivers in St. Tammany Parish.

  • Go Flyboard

    Find out if Tom Gregory is finally able to get some air flyboarding on the Tchefuncte River in Madisonville.

  • Go Tubing

    Take a leisurely tubing trip down the Bogue Chitto River with Louisiana River Adventures in Franklinton. Learn what type of bathing suit alligators love the most!

  • Go Boating

    The maritime heritage of St. Tammany is celebrated every October at the Wooden Boat Festival in Madisonville, sponsored by the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum.