Spring-Summer 2024 Visitor Guide

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Family Reunions

Excellent, reasonably priced dining, fun attractions and a family-oriented vibe make The Northshore a great spot for your family reunion. Let Visit The Northshore help you plan a great reunion. We have the staff and expertise to assist you with hotel room blocks, venues for events, offsite activities and much more.


5 Tips to Planning Your Perfect Reunion
on The Northshore



1. Find a desirable reunion destination easy for your family to get to. Reunion groups love the Northshore

St. Tammany Parish, a.k.a. The
Northshore, is less than an hour from New Orleans,
Mississippi Gulf Coast casinos and Baton Rouge.
The Northshore offers two state parks with pavilions
and waterfronts, and one has a sandy beach!

2. Contact Visit The Northshore to get started. 

All of our resources are free! We’ll answer
questions, make recommendations, solicit bids from
restaurants, attractions and venues, and give you
a planning checklist to stay organized while you
pick the perfect places for your group. We can even host
a welcome address onsite and provide welcome bags.

3. Find overnight accommodations in your family’s budget.

The Northshore offers more than 3,000 rooms
including campsites, cabins, familiar chains--even a boutique hotel.
Ask us which hotels offer a comp policy; we’ll even help with room blocks.

4. Poll family members: what kind of activities are they interested in?Large Reunion group

Group canoeing on Cane Bayou or kayaking the Bogue Falaya?
An ecotour of Honey Island Swamp to see alligators
in the wild? Holding a baby gator at Insta-Gator Ranch?
Feeding giraffes at Global Wildlife? You have loads of one-of-a-kind
activities to choose from in St. Tammany.

5. Book your reunion during one of our family-friendly festivals.

There are many festivals celebrating The Northshore’s culture,
and some are even free! Scroll through our event calendar
and discover our celebrations of food, music and the joy of
making memories with family and friends.


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Contact Zondra to find out how reunion planners can receive a free planning tour & t-shirt incentive sponsorship.

Explore the wide variety of entertainment options that create a memorable itinerary on the Northshore.

Discover the possibilities to come together on the Northshore.

Browse our list of hotels, and book through the Tourist Commission to get the best pricing.

Fun for free? Absolutely! You and your family and friends will love experiencing these great activities.

Explore St. Tammany attractions and unique personalities through our collection of videos.