- TripBuzz found 33 things to do with kids in or near Picayune, Mississippi, including 31 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Slidell, Mandeville, Abita Springs and Waveland.
- From Pine Tree Lanes to Crosby Arboretum the, the Picayune area offers 55 different types of family activities, including: Bowling, Botanical Gardens, Parks and Fishing.
- In the lowermost part of Mississippi, Picayune is a short drive from Gulfport and Biloxi. This small community offers residents and tourists a variety of activities to enjoy. Along with outdoor fun like golf, fishing and hunting, there are many parks and an arboretum where plant life and the ecosystem can be studied. Other attractions in the area include a transportation museum, space center and a monument to area soldiers.
The Crosby Arboretum is a botanical garden dedicated to educating the public about the environment by preserving, protecting, and displaying plants native to the Pearl River Drainage Basin. Attractions include several exhibits, educational programs, and a 104-acre interpretive site.
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44490 Crawford Landing Road, Slidell, LA 70461 MoreLess Info
Experience the fascinating Louisiana swampland with a guided excursion from Dr. Wagner's Honey Island Swamp Tour. Group size is limited and tours fill up quickly; Dr. Wagner's strongly recommends advance reservations.
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1 Discovery Place, Pearlington, MS 39529 MoreLess Info
Visitors can take a tour of the Stennis Space Center, take a ride on the 'ISC – OMEGA Flight Simulator, learn about work done by NASA, view a 68-inch-diameter global presentation of planetary data, see displays on 50 years of space exploration. Outside visitors can see rocket engines and buoys.
A sports complex, John Slidell Park features four baseball fields along with a gymnasium and a multipurpose field. The park also has a children's playground, picnic tables, a pavilion and trails suitable for walking and jogging.
Providing theatrical entertainment to visitors, Attractions Salon is a community theater company composed of the region's talented actors and performers. Visitors can attend performances of classic Broadway musicals and book adaptations.
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.
A 16-screen movie theater, The Grand 16 - Slidell displays first-run feature films using digital projection and sound. The theater offers stadium seating, high-back rocking chairs, 3D movies, D-BOX motion seats, a game room and a concession area.