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 around 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 saltwater pool or fitness center. We also offer free high-speed Internet access to help you plan out the next day's excursions.
Set aside some time to 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 what makes bugs so important to our ecosystems.
- Audubon Park
On a sunny day, you can enjoy a picnic in charming natural surroundings at this New Orleans park operated by the Audubon Nature Institute.
- Dr. Wagner's Honey Island Swamp Tours
Get into nature and experience the life of the swamp as you see reptiles, amphibians, fish, fowl and more on these guided tours of Honey Island Swamp.
- Global Wildlife Center
See giraffes, zebras and more on a guided safari tour of this 900-acre wildlife preserve.
- The Grande 16 Theatre
Featuring an IMAX theater and the latest blockbusters, this cinema is perfect for a rainy day.
- 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 a success every year.
- New Orleans Cruise Terminals
Our hotel is just 30 miles from the Port of New Orleans, a major departure point for Gulf of Mexico cruises through 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 are calling! Pack your walking shoes and visit these area parks:
- Pearl River Eco-Tours
Called 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.
- St. Tammany Parish Fishing Pier
Join the locals as you cast your lure into the waters of Lake Pontchartrain from St. Tammany Fishing Pier.