What To Do At Lake Pontchartrain

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Whether you are looking to unwind at the spa, rent a boat, dine at a unique restaurant or play a round of paintball, we've got the inside track to all the finest entertainment and restaurants around the lake. Check out all the options from the list below.


Home Malone

Home Malone is a local artist's art and gift shop in New Orleans. They have locally handmade gifts, arts, t-shirts, souvenirs, and more. These items are at affordable prices and have high-quality products. They also offer watercolor and weaving...

Perlis Clothing Northshore

Perlis Clothing Northshore is a family-owned business that has been in the business for quite some time now. They are a clothing line that offers a wide variety of designs and well-made garments. They also have accessories for men, women, and kids....

Tabasco Country Store

Tabasco Country Store is a locally-owned business located in New Orleans, LA. They offer gourmet food, lifestyle, and a home décor boutique. Linens, glasses, tableware, specialized foods, and spices are all available. You will never go out...

Distinctive Floral Designs

Distinctive Floral Designs makes quality fresh flowers for every customer. Their shop offers the freshest, highest-quality flowers, as well as a competent and compassionate team to meet all of your floral needs. They have amazing customer service...


Faubourg Wines

Faubourg Wines the most unique variety of rare wines from around the world in New Orleans, skillfully picked and presented in a pleasant, relaxed environment staffed by courteous, educated wine professionals. Rare finds and some of the world's best...

NOLA Tropical Winery

NOLA Tropical Winery produces wines that are beautiful works of vintner's art made with hand-picked berries, citrus fruits, and tropical fruits. Our wines have won numerous gold, silver, and bronze medals in international wine competitions for their...

Mili?evi? Family Vineyards

Mili?evi? Family Vineyards produces the best wine from their vineyards. They supply from different restaurants. Their grapes are naturally processed, and their vineyard is being co-managed by the animals to maintain its naturally processed goods.

Pontchartrain Vineyards-Winery

Pontchartrain Vineyards was founded in 1991, by winemaker, John Seago. They offer wines of exceptional quality that reflect the culture, cuisine, and sensibility of Southeast Louisiana. They are also getting world-class wine grapes from select west...

Bayou Bar

The Bayou Bar has a relaxed tavern atmosphere with a wide whiskey and beer list. Also, they have live music, contemporary pub grub, and Creole favorites are served at this wood-lined cocktail lounge and whiskey bar.

Melius Bar & Cafe

Melius is a bar and grill in the New Orleans style. They offer cocktails, ice-cold beer, breakfast during the week, lunch, and dinner. Aside from these, they also offer live music, pool leagues, and video poker.

Barley Oak

Barley Oak offers the best-handcrafted beers from across the world that serves the tastes, hops, scent, and the gathering of individuals who share our love. With 100+ specialty beers, lake views, and a menu of burgers and hearty appetizers, this...

The Lighthouse Bar & Grill

The Lighthouse is a hidden gem in New Orleans, serving up delectable local dishes as well as exotic daiquiris and cocktails. They serve great drinks, food, and service.


The Blue Crab Restaurant New Orleans

The Blue Crab Restaurant & Oyster Bar is a new addition to the Lakefront neighborhood of New Orleans. The restaurant, which overlooks picturesque Lake Pontchartrain, is locally owned and run and proudly serves only the best Louisiana seafood....

Felix's Restaurant & Oyster Bar

Felix's Restaurant & Oyster Bar is locally owned. This is a venue where oyster connoisseurs could 'belly up to the bar' and order the freshest oysters available They were served oysters that had been shucked directly in front of their eyes. The...

Drago's Metairie

Drago's Metairie is the Home of the Original Charbroiled Oysters. This is a family-run eatery with Cajun accents and beautiful, casual digs, charbroiled oysters take center stage. They offer quality food that will satisfy your cravings.

Willie Mae's Scotch House

Willie Mae's Scotch House is the home of the best fire chicken in New Orleans. They serve locally neighborhood eaters and are now recognized as a restaurant. This place is definitely a must-try resto.

Family Entertainment

Tangi Lanes

Tangi Lanes offers a play with the newly installed arcade games and a bowling alley that will excite every player visiting here. The place is a small area with cool computer games.

Fulton Alley

Fulton Alley is located in the heart of New Orleans that offers a gorgeous and opulent gambling parlor, as well as a prohibition-style cocktail bar. The bowling area has a cozy atmosphere wherein you can do bowling while drinking. This place is a...

Westside Bowling Lanes

Westside Bowling Lanes is now open in the Westbank of New Orleans. It offers a bowling alley, bar, and bistreaux, featuring live DJs every weekend. This is a fun place with great food and atmosphere.

Rock 'N' Bowl

Live music is performed five evenings a week at an 18-lane bowling facility. This is a fun place to have a drink while bowling. The place has a lively atmosphere and great staff.

Solomon Victory Theater

Beyond All Boundaries, a 4D cinematic experience made particularly for The National WWII Museum by Tom Hanks (who also narrates the film) and Phil Hettema, is playing at the Solomon Victory Theater. The venue seats 246 people and provides...

Solomon Victory Theater

Beyond All Boundaries, a 4D cinematic experience made particularly for The National WWII Museum by Tom Hanks (who also narrates the film) and Phil Hettema, is playing at the Solomon Victory Theater. The venue seats 246 people and provides...

The Broad Theater

Independent movie theater with a snack bar and a pleasant bar area that shows mainstream films. The movie theater has a comfortable movie experience and well-crafted beers, and great service.

AMC DINE-IN Clearview Palace 12

New releases, 3D, and IMAX films, as well as stadium seating, food, and a full bar, are available at this mall movie theater. This has a great and comfortable movie experience and good service.

Prytania Theatre

The Prytania Theatre is Louisiana's oldest single-screen movie house still in operation. The Prytania is New Orleans' first Digital Cinema and Digital 3D theater. They have ground and balcony level sitting. Plus clean and nice surroundings.

Regal Covington

Regal Covington has multiple screens with new release films, comfortable seats, and a snack stand are available at this theater complex. The place is clean and the staff is very accommodating.

Levee Exhibit Hall and Garden

Sandy Rosenthal and her son Stanford launched Levees.org, an investigative public education nonprofit, in 2005. This place is established to educate people on why the levees in New Orleans broke during Hurricane Katrina and to encourage historic...

Louisiana Children's Museum

Louisiana Children's Museum offers in-and outdoor activities for children. They will be able to learn, play, and connect with other people. There is also an exhibit for them to roam and see. Plus, the fee is affordable.

Bayou Lacombe Museum

This unique cultural legacy is celebrated and shared at the Bayou Lacombe Museum. For St. Tammany Parish, the geography and history of the Bayou Lacombe region provides the most thorough overview of these topics. The primary bio-geographic...

The National WWII Museum

The National WWII Museum contains immersive exhibitions, multimedia experiences, an extensive collection of artifacts, and first-person oral histories that immerse visitors in the tale of the world's most famous conflict. Beyond the galleries, the...

New Canal Lighthouse

The lighthouse was damaged by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005. This was renovated and visiting the lighthouse will educate you educates residents and visitors about the Lake Pontchartrain Basin's water quality and habitats, PC's Multiple Lines...

Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum

With a modern museum, a wooden boat building facility, educational programs, and the Tchefuncte River Lighthouse, currently under restoration, the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum collects, preserves, and interprets the unique maritime...

Golf Courses

Bayou Oaks at City Park - South Course

In New Orleans City Park, the South Course offers 18 holes of championship golf. The South Course is around 200 acres in size and measures 5,054 and 7,302 yards. The course has the best atmosphere and it is fun to play here.

Bayou Oaks At City Park - North Course

The North Course has four sets of tees, with distances ranging from 5,740 yards at the tips to 4,300 yards at the Gold Tees. Water comes into play on eight of the eighteen holes, adding to the course's competitive nature by making club and shot...

Covington Country Club

Covington Country Club is a semi-private 18-hole championship golf course that opened in 1954. The riverfront clubhouse is a fantastic location for your next gathering. All levels of golfers will find the tees to be a sufficient challenge.

Oak Harbor Golf Club

Oak Harbor Golf Club is a premier 18-hole course deserving of its great accolades with 6885 yards from the back tees and 6221 yards from the white, this par 72 layout is definitely a thinker's course, one where strategy and shot-making are more...

Carter Plantation Golf Course

Carter Plantation Golf Course has a par-72 golf course that winds through three unique Louisiana landscapes: live oak flats, cypress wetlands, and upland pine forests, and is 18 holes long. The course also has a double-ended driving range, three...

Chateau Golf & Country Club

The 6,800-yard superb golf course at Chateau Golf & Country Club is one of the best in the Greater New Orleans Area. The Louisiana Golf Association, the PGA, and the USGA have all held events on the par 72 course, which is equipped with G12...

Royal Golf Club

The Royal Golf Club property in Slidell, Louisiana's 18-hole "Royal" course measures 6,655 yards from the longest tees for a par of 72. On Bermuda grass, the course has a 73.1-course rating and a slope rating of 112. The Royal golf course...

Beau Chene Country Club

Beau Chêne Country Club members have access to two separate 18-hole championship courses, the Magnolia and the Oak, both created by renowned golf course architect Joe Lee and featuring picturesque views and dramatic landscape changes for a greater...

Lakewood Golf Club

Lakewood Golf Club is a 7,002-yard championship golf course in New Orleans, Louisiana, including the area's sole short game practice facility. It offers an 18-hole golf course to New Orleans firefighters, comprising traps in the shape of flames set...

Audubon Park Golf Course

The Golf Club at Audubon Park is located just minutes from downtown New Orleans. In the New Orleans metropolitan area, Audubon Park has the most immaculate and well-kept greens. The par 62, 18-hole course features a 4,220-yard layout situated among...

Stonebridge Golf Club of New Orleans

The 18-hole Championship golf course, which is just minutes from downtown, offers beautiful views of the city. The Harvey 9 is a second 9-hole course on the site that is ideal for novices or a casual round. For those searching for a fun alternative...

Joseph M. Bartholomew Municipal Golf Course

The Joseph M. Bartholomew Golf Course is an 18-hole public course with a par of 72 and a yardage of 6,665 from the longest tees. The greens are well-maintained.

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