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MARITIME MUSEUM Lpbmm.org 133 Mabel Dr., Madisonville 985.845.9200 •

The Maritime Museum is a small in-depth museum about the shipping and boating industry in Louisiana. The museum consists of unique interpretive programs, exhibits and publications. The museum includes endless history and culture. At the museum, one can find canoes, pirogues, bateauxs, steamboats and more.

INSTA-GATOR insta-gatorranch.com 985.892.3669 •

While you’re visiting this Alligator Ranch, tour guides ensure that you learn about alligators from the beginning of time to present day, and why the Louisiana Alligator Ranching program was created. Throughout the alligator educational tour visitors can feed alligators ranging from 2 to 8 feet and at the end of the tour, they are given the option to even hold one of these alligators.

FONTAINEBLEU STATE PARK Lastateparks.com 62883 Hwy 1089, Mandeville, 985.624.4443 •

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Where a sugar mill once stood now exists a beautiful state park, which consists of glamping, biking, boating and beautiful nature. Visitors can rent various styles of

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camping tents, but one specific style known as “glamping” has become extremely popular. These pop ups consist of four walls and a roof above your head as well as a fullsized bed. There is also a beach overlooking Lake Ponchartrain, just across from New Orleans. LOCAL THEATER: 30 x NINETY 30byninety.com 880 Lafayette St., Mandeville 844.843.3090 •

The 30 by Ninety theatre is a jack of all trades when it comes to theater opportunities. The offer volunteer work both on and off stage, hold open auditions of all its shows and partner with local restaurants and businesses. In 2020, they were voted the Theatre of The Decade in the BroadwayWorld Regional Awards. They offer tickets to their shows as well as summer camps and memberships.

PONTCHARTRAIN VINEYARDS pontchartrainvineyards.com 81250 Highway 1082, Bush •

Pontchartrain Vineyards has been crafting Louisiana’s Wine since 1991. The vineyard offers an assortment of specialties including a tasting room and a wine club. It also frequently hosts different events. The tasting room is a classic wine tasting experience in which you can bring your own food and enjoy a slew of wine flights in a casual atmosphere. People of all ages are welcome.

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Edge of the Lake Magazine June | July 2021  

EDGE of the Lake gives a fresh edgy look at the parishes north of the lake and the unique people that make up our community. Expect the unex...

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EDGE of the Lake gives a fresh edgy look at the parishes north of the lake and the unique people that make up our community. Expect the unex...

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