68073 Highway 59
Mandeville, LA 70471
Phone: (985) 892-7700
Fax: (985) 892-7750
The Covington Country Club, located by the Tchefuncte River comprises of the clubhouse and an extensive and challenging golf course which is open to the public. The clubhouse has a swimming pool and other luxurious facilities.
Founded in 1986, Abita Brewing Company, in its first year, produced 1500 barrels of beer. Today, they brew over 62,000 barrels of beer and 3000 barrels of root beer. Take a tour around this massive brewery and you would be delighted with this unique experience! Tours begin and end in the tasting room, where you can sample every Abita beer you've ever wanted to try.
One of the best ways to enjoy the mystique and transcendent quietude of Lake Pontchartrain is to walk along the pathways at the Mandeville Lakefront. A stretch of green along the Lakeshore Drive, the Mandeville Lakefront is a popular place to take a stroll, play with the kids, have a family picnic, or just sit and enjoy compelling view of the lake. The park is open from sunrise to 2a every day. See the website to know more.
Situated along the banks of the Bogue Falaya, this park is a scenic spot that makes for a wonderfully refreshing outing. Bogue Falaya Park affords some lovely views of the river, and is a great place to visit with the family. There is a large playground complete with wooden toys and all the swings the little ones love. This beautiful park plays host to the occasional concert, and the pavilion can be hired for private events. Check the website for complete details.
Enjoy a relaxing day out with your loved ones as you visit the Columbia Street Landing park. This beautiful park houses a gazebo and is also an event venue for public and private events. It has multiple picnic tables, making it a great spot for family outing.
Brunner Gallery provides a platform for upcoming artists to exhibit their work. This art gallery is known for its contemporary art collection and features works from artists across America and Europe.
H J Smith's Son General Store and Museum speaks about the history of the area. Being a family run store for more than hundred years, this museum houses products that have been collected by the family overtime. It includes photos and interactive kiosks telling the story of Covington.
Located in downtown Covington, and at the start of the Tammany Trail, there is a lot to explore at the Covington Trailhead. The structure of this trailhead pays homage to the design of the old railroad stations that are still present in countryside towns. Its complex comprises numerous attractions like the visitor center which also doubles up as a museum, an amphitheater which is used for hosting concerts, a movie theater, a huge clock tower, water fountains, a covered marketplace and a bandstand. The weekly Covington Farmers Market held on Wednesdays is one of the regular features of the trailhead that attracts not just the locals but also tourists. Walk in here before you embark for the 31-mile (50-kilometer) trail.
Learn the art of beer making as you visit Covington Brewhouse. The brewery tours give you an insight on the entire process and also offers free tasting of house-made ales during the tours.
Downtown Covington features many historical buildings from the 19th Century and speaks of the Greek Revival architecture. It is an one-stop shopping destination and houses many national and international retailers. In case you feel hungry after the exhaustive shopping spree, there are many restaurants serving different cuisines. Apart from this, Downtown Covington is a hub for hosting many cultural events in town. If you are touring Convington, Downtown Covington is a must visit spot.
Spread across 1,786 acres (782.7686 hectares) of land, Bogue Chitto Park is known for its scenic lush green beauty. This park features walking trails and is ideal for spending a relaxing day surrounded by the nature. You can boat, fish and kayak in the river within the park, or camp in its hardwood forest. This place ideal for escaping from your city life into nature's arms.
Rev. Peter Atkins Park is a great place to spend a relaxing day. This park houses a swimming pool where you can enjoy taking a dip on a sunny day. In addition to the swimming pool, this park features multiple picnic tables and play area for children making it an ideal family picnic spot.