Additional Points of Interest
Stay Close to Slidell Attractions and New Orleans Adventures
Make the Country Inn & Suites, Slidell your home base as you roam the Louisiana countryside taking in the sights, scents and sounds of Cajun and Creole cultures. After a busy day of sightseeing or meetings, take some time to relax in our outdoor pool or de-stress in our fitness center. We also offer free high-speed Internet access to help you plan out the next day's excursions.
Discover these destinations:
- Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium
In addition to the aquarium and zoo, the Audubon Nature Institute also operates a beautiful butterfly garden and insectarium in the U.S. Customs House on Canal Street in New Orleans. Learn more about why bugs are a vitally important part of our ecosystems.
- Audubon Park
When the weather’s nice, you can enjoy a picnic in charming natural surroundings at this New Orleans park, which is maintained by the Audubon Nature Institute.
- Global Wildlife Center
See giraffes, zebras and more on a guided safari tour of this 900-acre wildlife preserve.
- The Grand 16 Theatre
Playing the latest Hollywood blockbusters on IMAX screens, this cinema offers a perfect escape for a rainy day or leisurely evening.
- Local Shopping
Enjoy these local shopping centers:
- Mardi Gras World
Visit the studio for a unique, family-friendly tour behind Mardi Gras, where you'll learn how this massive festival is produced year after year.
- New Orleans Cruise Terminals
Our hotel is just 30 miles from the Port of New Orleans, a major departure point for Carnival Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean, Crystal Cruises and American Cruise Line. The American Queen Steamboat Company Cruise Terminal is also at Port of New Orleans.
- Outdoor Nature Parks
The great outdoors of Louisiana is calling! Pack your walking shoes and visit these area parks:
- Pearl River Eco-Tours
Commonly known as the "Pearl of Louisiana," the Honey Island Swamp is worth visiting for its incredible wildlife and vegetation. Book a tour through Pearl River Eco-tours.
- Tammany Parish Fishing Pier
Join local fishermen as you cast your lure into the waters of Lake Pontchartrain from St. Tammany Fishing Pier.