Slidell is only 25 minutes from New Orleans via I-10 and I-12, which also provide easy access to Hattiesburg, MS (northeast), Biloxi, MS, and Pensacola, FL (east), and Baton Rouge (west). The area is also home to Stennis Space Center in Mississippi and NASA Michoud Assembly Center in New Orleans.
Slidell offers many recreational possibilities. You can go fishing, hunting, boating, sailing, or canoeing at numerous spots along the shores of Lake Pontchartrain and Bayou Bonfouca.
Antique stores, galleries, and restaurants fill many of the city's historic districts. Kids enjoy swamp tours of Honey Island Swamp and parades and other activities that are offered in 30 parks, youth recreation leagues, and during summer programs.
Choose from a range of mouthwatering dishes, including crispy fried shrimp, spicy boiled crawfish, and many other mouthwatering New Orleans specialties.