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130 Holiday Boulevard
Covington  LA  70433  USA
LAT: 30.438504 LONG: -90.08526
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Telephone: +1 (985) 809-0467 Fax: +1 (985) 809-0469

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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Covington, LA

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Experience Natural Beauty Only an Hour from New Orleans

Take in gorgeous views from the Country Inn & Suites in Covington, LA, located on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain just across the Causeway Bridge. Explore local attractions like the Insta-Gator Ranch and Fontainebleau State Park, or take a day trip to New Orleans, only an hour away. Wander through the one-and-only French Quarter and experience the moving exhibits of the National WWII Museum. The New Orleans area also features abundant festivals and other fun things to do throughout the year.

Food and Drinks

  • Abita Brewing Company (4.8 miles)
    Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at how great beer is created. This nationally recognized craft brewery features distinctive offerings like Purple Haze and Strawberry Harvest.
    Phone: +1 (985) 893-3143
  • Magnolia Belle Riverboat Cruises 
    Float down the Tchefuncte River on this old-fashioned riverboat and enjoy dinner, drinks, dancing and live music.
    Phone: +1 (985) 630-4959

History

  • Abita Mystery House (5.5 miles)
    Browse through thousands of pieces of Louisiana folk art, including homemade inventions, at this unique museum in Abita Springs.
  • H.J. Smith & Sons General Store (3.7 miles)
    Owned by the same family since 1876, this store features historical displays like a cast iron casket, a 1920s gas pump and a hand-operated wooden washing machine.
    Phone: +1 (985) 892-0460
  • Historic Downtown Covington (3 miles)
    Covington’s colorful downtown is filled with restaurants, galleries and boutiques. On a pleasant day, rent a bike at Brooks’ Bike Shop to go exploring.
    Phone: +1 (800) 634-9443
  • Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum (5.2 miles)
    This intriguing museum features exhibits on Civil War submarines, canals, lighthouses, steamboats and more.
    Phone: +1 (985) 845-9200

Nature and Animals

  • Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge (14.8 miles) 
    Hike or canoe to see Louisiana’s wildlife, including pelicans, ducks and woodpeckers.
    Phone: +1 (985) 882-2000
  • Fontainebleau State Park (8 miles)
    Take a picnic and hike along the shores of Lake Pontchartrain at this state park.
    Phone: +1 (985) 624-4443
  • Global Wildlife Center (21.6 miles)
    Meet Kameel the giraffe and more than 4,000 of her animal friends from around the world in this free-roaming wildlife preserve. The center sells cups of food for guests to share with the animals.
    Phone: +1 (985) 624-9453
  • Honey Island Swamp Tours (18.2 miles)
    See if you can spot wildlife like bald eagles, feral hogs, turtles and minks during this narrated boat tour of a Louisiana swamp. 
    Phone: +1 (985) 641-1769
  • Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery (10 miles)
    Take a guided tour of this working gator farm where more than 2,000 alligators spend their days. Kids love holding the baby gators.
    Phone: +1 (985) 892-3669
  • Northlake Nature Center (8.4 miles) 
    This center’s natural features include three different ecosystems and a beaver lodge. It also contains relics of cultural history from the 1300s to the 20th century.
    Phone: +1 (985) 626-1238

New Orleans and New Orleans Culture

  • Fancy Faces Decor (9 miles)
    Fancy Faces is the leading manufacturer of Mardi Gras masks, a staple of New Orleans culture. Factory tours are available by appointment.
    Phone: +1 (985) 893-2652
  • New Orleans (37 miles)
    There’s no place like the Big Easy, and from our hotel it’s easy to plan a day trip to the home of Mardi Gras, Bourbon Street and the world-famous French Quarter.

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