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Slidell is a city of approximately 30,000, located on the northeast shore of Lake Pontchartrain in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. This quiet, charming community is just thirty minutes northeast of New Orleans and about forty minutes from the Gulf Coast beaches. With beautiful neighborhoods and high ranking schools, Slidell is a flourishing community thats a great place to raise a family or to visit. Slidell has plenty of shopping, fine dining, beautiful parks and several cultural festivals throughout the year. Featured in Southern Living Magazine, the tree-shaded streets of Olde Towne are filled with vendors and visitors during the Antique District Street Fair in the Spring and Fall. For two weeks each December, Griffith Park sparkles with Christmas Under the Stars, which features carolers, storytellers, Santa Claus, a tiny train and more. Slidell is home to the Bayou National Wildlife Refuge, which features more than 23,000 acres of habitats for various fish species, shrimp, crabs and 340 species of birds. Lake Pontchartrain is the second largest salt-water lake in the country and the largest lake in Louisiana and offers fishing, boating and other recreational opportunities. The south shore of Lake Pontchartrain forms the northern boundary for the city of New Orleans.

Surrounding areas: New Orleans, Louisiana (17.5 mi), Mandeville, Louisiana (19.2 mi), Covington, Louisiana (24.2 mi), Madisonville, Louisiana (24.4 mi), Kenner, Louisiana (28.9 mi), Metairie, Louisiana (30.9 mi)

Slidell Vacation Rentals

Slidell Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Best Western Slidell Inn120 Slidell StSlidell, LA (985) 781-5655
Comfort Inn2010 Old Spanish TRLSlidell, LA (985) 641-4147
Econo Lodge58512 Tyler DrSlidell, LA (985) 641-2153
Hampton Inn56460 Frank Dichon RdSlidell, LA (985) 726-9777
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites-Slidell372 Voters RdSlidell, LA (985) 639-0890
La Quinta Inn #4910794 E I-10 Service RdSlidell, LA (985) 643-9770
Motel 6136 Taos StSlidell, LA (985) 649-7925
Ramada Inn798 E I 10 Service RdSlidell, LA (985) 643-9960
Shoney's Inn And Suites1516 Gause BlvdSlidell, LA (985) 726-5100
Sleep Inn Slidell142 Oak CtSlidell, LA (985) 641-2143
The Anchorage1244 Harbor DrSlidell, LA (985) 649-6778
Comfort Inn550 S Lofton DrPicayune, MS17.9 mi.(601) 799-2833
Hampton Inn Covington/Mandeville68700 Hwy 190 Service RdMandeville, LA18.0 mi.(985) 809-0019
Key West Inn1000 Hwy 90Bay ST Louis, MS18.7 mi.(228) 466-0444
Econo Lodge East13552 Chef Menteur HwyNew Orleans, LA19.2 mi.(504) 254-9140
Comfort Suites7051 Bullard AveNew Orleans, LA19.4 mi.(504) 244-1414
Majestic Inn - Picayune999 Cooper RdPicayune, MS20.0 mi.(601) 798-3859
Super 8 Motel Covington120 Holiday BlvdCovington, LA21.3 mi.(985) 892-4470
Country Inn & Suites130 Holiday BlvdCovington, LA21.3 mi.(985) 809-0467
Best Western Northpark Inn625 Hwy 190 CovingtonCovington, LA21.3 mi.(985) 892-2681
Courtyard By Marriott - Covington101 North Park BlvdCovington, LA23.0 mi.(985) 871-0244
Super 8 Motel6322 Chef Menteur HwyNew Orleans, LA23.4 mi.(504) 241-5650
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites501 N Hwy 190Covington, LA23.5 mi.(985) 893-3580
Coast Inn & Suites404 Hwy 90Waveland, MS24.0 mi.(228) 467-9261
Quality Inn Marina5353 Paris RdChalmette, LA24.6 mi.(504) 277-5353
Hojo Inn East4200 Old Gentilly RdNew Orleans, LA24.6 mi.(504) 944-0151
Knights Inn4180 Old Gentilly RdNew Orleans, LA24.6 mi.(504) 947-6454
Ramada Diamondhead103 Live Oak DrDiamondhead, MS24.7 mi.(888) 707-1300
Comfort Inn441 Yacht Club DrDiamondhead, MS24.8 mi.(228) 586-0210
Casino Magic Inn & Bay Tower - Bay ST Louis711 Casino Magic DrBay ST Louis, MS25.5 mi.(800) 562-4425
Knights Inn1003 Hwy 90Bay Saint Louis, MS26.8 mi.(228) 467-2511
A Balcony Guest House New Orleans2483 Royal StNew Orleans, LA27.2 mi.(800) 395-2124
Le Richelieu In The French Quarter1234 Chartres StNew Orleans, LA27.7 mi.(504) 529-2492
French Quarter Courtyard Hotel1101 N Rampart StNew Orleans, LA27.8 mi.(504) 522-7333
French Quarter Suites Hotel1119 N RampartNew Orleans, LA27.8 mi.(504) 524-7725
New Orleans Guest House1118 Ursulines AveNew Orleans, LA27.8 mi.(504) 566-1177
Hotel Saint Pierre911 Burgundy StNew Orleans, LA27.9 mi.(504) 524-4401
Landmark Hotel French Quarter920 N Rampart StNew Orleans, LA27.9 mi.(504) 524-3333
Bourbon Orleans Wyndham Grand Heritage Hotel717 Orleans StNew Orleans, LA28.0 mi.(504) 523-2222
A Maison Dupuy Hotel1001 Toulouse StNew Orleans, LA28.1 mi.(504) 586-8000

Slidell Weather & Climate

Southeastern Louisiana has a semi-tropical climate that usually remains constant throughout the year. This part of the state that is in close proximity to the Gulf of Mexico tends to be very humid with lots of rainfall, and little difference between summer and winter conditions. Average rainfall per year is 56 to 60 inches. New Orleans, for example, is hot and humid for the majority of the year, with well over 180 days of sunshine annually. Southeastern Louisiana is prone to hurricanes, with the month of June being the start of hurricane season. Plenty of warning time is generally given for these types of severe storms.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 61°F 40°F 6.42 in. -
February 64°F 42°F 5.03 in. -
March 71°F 50°F 5.94 in. -
April 77°F 56°F 4.76 in. -
May 84°F 64°F 5.76 in. -
June 89°F 70°F 4.27 in. -
July 91°F 73°F 6.55 in. -
August 91°F 72°F 5.85 in. -
September 87°F 68°F 5.16 in. -
October 80°F 57°F 3.10 in. -
November 70°F 49°F 5.13 in. -
December 63°F 42°F 4.69 in. -

Slidell Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Stennis International airport (HSA) located about 20 miles east of Slidell in Bay St Louis, Mississippi, the Lakefront airport (NEW) located approximately 22 miles southwest of Slidell in New Orleans, Louisiana, the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International airport (MSY) located roughly 34 miles southwest of Slidell in New Orleans, Louisiana, the Hammond Municipal airport (HDC) located around 41 miles northwest of Slidell in Hammond, Louisiana, the Gulfport Biloxi International airport (GPT) located about 43 miles east of Slidell in Gulfport / Biloxi, Mississippi, the Houma Terrebonne airport (HUM) located approximately 72 miles southwest of Slidell in Houma, Louisiana, and finally the Trent Lott International airport (PQL) located roughly 75 miles east of Slidell in Pascagoula, Mississippi.

Slidell Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
City Park Carousel GardensNew OrleansLA28.6 mi.
Six Flags New OrleansNew OrleansLA28.6 mi.
Celebration StationMetairieLA32.6 mi.
Fun Time USAGulfportMS41.3 mi.
Fun Time USABiloxiMS53.8 mi.
Magic Golf-Biloxi Beach ParkBiloxiMS53.8 mi.
Celebration StationBaton RougeLA82.9 mi.
Dixie Landin'Baton RougeLA82.9 mi.
Water Parks
Waterland U.S.A.HoumaLA73.6 mi.
Blue Bayou Water ParkBaton RougeLA82.9 mi.
Atwood Water ParkMonticelloMS90.2 mi.
Golf Courses
Live Oak Golf CourseSlidellLA 
Oak Harbor Golf ClubSlidellLA 
Pinewood Country ClubSlidellLA 
Royal Golf ClubSlidellLA 
Abita Springs Golf & Country ClubAbita SpringsLA20.0 mi.
Millbrook Country ClubPicayuneMS20.5 mi.
Diamondhead Country ClubDiamondheadMS26.1 mi.
Audubon Golf CourseNew OrleansLA28.7 mi.
Bayou Oaks Golf CourseNew OrleansLA28.7 mi.
Brechtel Memorial Park Municipal Golf CourseNew OrleansLA28.7 mi.
Golf Club of New Orleans at EastoverNew OrleansLA28.7 mi.
Joseph M Bartholomew Golf CourseNew OrleansLA28.7 mi.
Lakewood Golf ClubNew OrleansLA28.7 mi.
State Parks
Fontainebleau State ParkLA15.4 mi. 
Buccaneer State ParkMS22.6 mi. 
Fairview Riverside State ParkLA23.4 mi. 
Saint Bernard State ParkLA29.9 mi. 
Bayou Segnette State ParkLA35.9 mi. 
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime MuseumMadisonvilleLA24.2 mi.(History)
Louisiana State MuseumNew OrleansLA28.6 mi.(History)
Musee Conti Wax MuseumNew OrleansLA28.6 mi.(History)
Louisiana Children's MuseumNew OrleansLA28.6 mi.(Children's)
DDay MuseumNew OrleansLA28.6 mi.(History)
George E. Ohr Arts and Cultural CenterBiloxiMS53.8 mi.(Art)
Walter Anderson Museum of ArtOcean SpringsMS57.4 mi.(Art)
Zoos and Aquariums
Aquarium of the AmericasNew OrleansLA28.6 mi.
Audubon Park and Zoological GardenNew OrleansLA28.6 mi.
Greater Baton Rouge ZooBaton RougeLA82.9 mi.

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