550 South Lofton Dr.
Picayune, MS 39466
Phone: (601) 799-2833
Fax: (601) 799-2996
550 South Lofton Dr., Picayune, MS, US, 39466
- Phone: (601) 799-2833
- Fax: (601) 799-2996
This family park features Lighted tennis courts, children
Check Theatre for times for daily showings.
With the mission to preserve, protect and display plants native to the Pearl River Drainage Basin ecosystem, provide environmental and botanical research opportunities and offer cultural, scientific and recreational programs, the Crosby Arboretum displays three basic habitats found in this ecosystem among an 104-acre interpretive site and manages 700 acres in seven associated natural areas in Pearl River, Hancock and Lamar Counties.
Founded in 2005 by Mark Henderson and his wife, Leslie, Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company is a monumental brewery in Mississippi, as it was the first to open its doors in the state, following the prohibition. Tours around the brewery give visitors an insight into the brewing process. Beers cannot be directly purchased at the brewery, however, during the tour, guests get an opportunity to sample pints of their brews. Lazy Magnolia beers are available in multiple states across the United States; the award-winning Southern Pecan Nut Brown Ale is a must-try.
Slidell is a historic Amtrak station built in 1913, which continues to function even today. However, one one train service is available at the station throughout the day. Owing to its historic nature, the station was heavily refurbished, and now accommodates an art gallery, a restaurant and a cultural center.
A wonderful destination for a family outing, Heritage Park is situated in Old Towne Slidell. Open daily, this is a park every member of the family would like visiting, what with its splash pad, children's playground, jogging path, picnic tables, gazebo and more. It is also possible to book the gazebo for private use. Heritage Park is also well known as the site of the Slidell Heritage Festival, held annually on the 4th of July. The festival features some great food, drink and live entertainment.
Located to the north east of New Orleans, Slidell owes its beginnings to the early 17th Century settler John William Gause who was instrumental in setting up the lumber industry. After 1910, the city showed impressive spurts in growth especially in ship-building, trading and the brickyard industry. As of now, Slidell attracts visitors for its legendary Southern warmth, Christmas parades, street parties and live entertainment which showcase the best of what New Orleans as a whole has to offer. Slide into Slidell; it's worth a visit!
Built by Fritz Salmen, one of the founders of Slidell, the Salmen-Fritchie House is home to Patton's Restaurant and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.