Among the animals which found a home at the Global Wildlife Center, the visitor can see giraffes, antelopes, kangaroos, and zebras. A gift shop is found on the site.
26389 Hwy 40, Folsom
, LA 70437
Founded in 1991, the Pontchartrain Vineyards offer the visitor the opportunity of picnicking, with a taste of their wine specialties. They can host private events, such as weddings.
81250 Highway 1082, Bush
, LA 70431
7 beer specialties, 5 seasonal brews, and several other are produced at the Abita Springs Brewery Tour. It organizes special events, such as the Pub Crawls.
The tours at the Insta-Gator Ranch will acquaint the visitor with the Louisiana Alligator industry, from the moment the eggs are laid and harvested until the moment the handbag is bought. A Baby Alligator Area is found on the site, and it can organize private events, such as birthday parties.
More than 1,000 found objects and home-made inventions are exhibited at the UCM Museum. The collection includes a miniature southern town, arcade games, and memorabilia.
Covering 75 acres, the Splendor Farms can host private events, such as birthday parties. Among the attractions, besides the horseback riding, in here there is also a petting zoo. Lodging is available for those wishing to prolong their stay.
27329 Mill Creek Road, Bush
A visitor center and a biking trail experience, the Mandeville Trailhead Cultural Interpretive Center exhibits local products and art, and trails which connect several communities.
Running for 31 miles, the Tammany Trace can be used by hikers, bikers, and horseback riders, and connects 5 cities in the area.
Kliebert's Turtle & Alligator Farm is home to over 300 alligators and thousands of turtles placed in their natural habitat which, in turn, can be explored on foot via the Swamp People trail. Visitors can also feed the animals under supervision.
41083 West Yellow Water Road, Hammond
, LA 70403
With a lake suited for sail boating, nature trails, a beach and other amenities, the 2,800 acres Fontainebleau State Park is a popular site for wildlife watchers. It is the home for more than 400 different species.
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