Slidell: A Beautiful Suburb of New Orleans

Slidell is a city on the northeast shore of Lake Pontchartrain. It is about 30 miles away from New Orleans. Surrounded by bayous and natural beauty, Slidell is a small city with a population estimated to be just under 30,000 residents. Its biggest attractions include the Old Towne Slidell Main Street, Slidell Cultural Center, Slidell Museum, Slidell Little Theater, and Heritage Park. The city hosts two major festivals each year: The Annual All You Can Eat Crawfish Cook-Off in April and the Slidell Heritage Festival in July. Slidell is also the home to many fine restaurants, serving delicious Louisiana cuisine. If you crave an active outdoor lifestyle, take a tour of the bayous and swamps or enjoy fishing out of the city’s many marinas. When you are in the mood for a road trip, you can enjoy frequent trips to New Orleans or the beautiful beaches of the Gulf Coast.