- The list below includes 43 free or cheap things to do in or near Mandeville, Louisiana, including 52 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Bowling, Music Venue and National & State Parks.
- From Fontainebleau State Park to Tammany Trace, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Mandeville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Slidell, Covington, Metairie and Abita Springs.
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.
At the Paul D. Cordes Park, visitors can get some exercise playing on the site's tennis and basketball courts. The location also contains a cook-out area, picnic tables, and a playground that make it a good location for a family outing.
With the mission of educating the public about nature conservation, Northlake Nature Center is a volunteer run organization situated in the middle of a bayou. The center is surrounded with trails for visitors to explore the surrounding wetlands.
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675 Lafitte Street, Mandeville, LA 70448 MoreLess Info
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.
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311 cedarwood at., Mandeville, LA MoreLess Info
From trout to triple tail, Living A Dream Guide Service with Captain Eric Dumas offers visitors a kid friendly fishing trip experience on Lake Pontchartrain. The captain's favorite fishing spots are under the bridges of the lake.
Opened in 1984, Ruby's Roadhouse is a bar that features local and national bands, as well as performers from across the globe. During the week pool and dart tournaments are held, as well as daily trivia contests.
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133 Mabel Drive, Madisonville, LA 70447 MoreLess Info
The awe inspiring Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum is a definite must-see on visitors' trips to Madisonville. Discover the creativity and innovation of the people of Louisiana with exhibits like a Civil War submarine, canal exhibits, and lighthouse exhibits.