Travel Updates: Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida has affected St. Tammany Parish. Follow STPGOV on Facebook and Twitter for updates. Louisiana is in Phase 3 of the White House reopening strategy. All persons age 5 and up are recommended to wear masks indoors, and outdoors when 6 ft. social distancing is not possible. Call before you go!

Travel Updates: Hurricane Ida
Golf Cart Group Tour, Covington Trailhead

Group Tours in St. Tammany Parish

The Louisiana Northshore is a hidden gem and an unforgettable group destination. Located at the intersection of three major interstates, I-10, I-12, and I-59, we have something for everyone! With free parking, great hotel rates, a location only 40 minutes north of New Orleans' French Quarter, and less than an hour from the Mississippi Coast and Baton Rouge, we're the perfect destination for hub-and-spoke tours. The best part is that once you're here there is no reason to leave St. Tammany Parish.

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Why Visit?

If it's soft adventure your group is seeking, then enjoy a swamp tour of our pristine Honey Island Swamp or come face to face with an alligator at our Insta-Gator Alligator Ranch and HatcheryGlobal Wildlife Center in Folsom offers opportunities to get eye to eye with a family of giraffes and to feed and touch free-roaming animals from all over the world.

Want to soak up some local flavor? Plan to attend one of our outdoor concerts, like Jazz'n the Vines at Pontchartrain Vineyards or revel in one of our Can't Miss Festivals. How about tasting liquid Louisiana? The largest craft brewery in the Southeast, Abita Brewery, offers popular tours and tastings in its lively taproom, and Chafunkta Brewing Company offers tours with flights of their original brews, bike crawls and pet-friendly events.

LTLA Class, Group Tour w/ Masks, Honey Island Swamp

Biking Group, Mandeville Lakefront

Conveniently Located

Atlanta, GA ............ 455 miles
Baton Rouge, LA ..... 62 miles
Biloxi, MS ................. 81 miles
Birmingham, AL..... 329 miles
Houston, TX .......... 340 miles
Lafayette, LA ......... 127 miles
Mobile, AL............. 130 miles
New Orleans, LA....32 miles
Shreveport, LA ...... 333 miles

Man at Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery, Covington

Edited IPW at Abita

Group Itineraries

Honey Island Swamp Tour, Cajun Encounters
Group Itineraries

Louisiana Road Tripping: North to South Itinerary

Sunset over Lake Pontchartrain
Group Itineraries

Louisiana's Causeway Connection Itinerary


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Read about our Northshore major annual events - from Mardi Gras to seafood festivals to art & antique fairs.

Fun for free? Absolutely! You and your family and friends will love experiencing these great activities.