The City of Ponchatoula, LA
The city of Ponchatoula is located in the state of Louisiana and has a population of 6,375 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Ponchatoula is New Orleans, approximately 28 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Ponchatoula, including Mcdonald's Restaurant, Tommy's Pizza, Six Fortune Chinese Restaurant, Kliebert's Sports Bar and Millside Restaurant & Bar. For a larger selection of Ponchatoula restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Ponchatoula Golf Courses, Museums, Casinos and/or Arenas, including the Treasure Chest Casino, Fairview-Riverside State Park, Abita Springs Golf & Country Club, Ironwood Golf Center and Carter Plantation. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Ponchatoula please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 2 airports are located in or near Ponchatoula:
- Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport (MSY)
- New Orleans Lakefront Airport (NEW)
Ponchatoula, Louisiana Climate and WeatherIn the month of August, Ponchatoula experiences an average high temperature of 93 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in August are usually about 71 degrees with an average rainfall of 6.55 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Ponchatoula with daytime temperatures averaging 91 degrees in the summer, and 63 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Ponchatoula to receive an average of 5.66 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 5.77 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 105 degrees in the summer and as low as 7 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Ponchatoula should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 79 degrees, and nighttime lows of 54.
Ponchatoula, Louisiana Attractions
11850 House - New Orleans,
The 1850 House is a historic house museum that is situated in the Lower Pontalba Building along the side of Jackson Square in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana. It is managed as part of the Louisiana State Museum and recreates the appearance of an apartment from the 1850s. It also houses the museum gift shop.
2Abita Springs Golf & Country Club - Abita Springs,
The Abita Springs Golf & Country Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Saint Tammany County Louisiana. is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 2 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 985-893-2463. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 73433 Oliver St, Abita Springs, LA 70420
3Aquarium of the Americas - New Orleans,
The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is a renowned aquarium in New Orleans, Louisiana in the US.
4Audubon Golf Course - New Orleans,
The Audubon Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Orleans County Louisiana. Built in 1898, this New Orleans course designed by Denis Griffiths is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 504-212-5290. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 473 Walnut St, New Orleans, LA 70118
5Audubon Insectarium - New Orleans,
The Audubon Insectarium is an entomology museum in New Orleans, Louisiana. With more than 50 live exhibits and numerous multimedia elements, the 23,000-square-foot facility is the largest free-standing American museum dedicated to insects.
6Audubon Zoo - , Baton Rouge Zoo,
The Audubon Zoo is a zoo that is situated in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is part of the Audubon Nature Institute which also manages the Aquarium of the Americas. The zoo covers 58 acres and is home to 2,000 animals. The zoo is located in a section of Audubon Park in Uptown New Orleans, on the Mississippi River side of Magazine Street. The zoo and park are named in honor of artist and naturalist John James Audubon who lived in New Orleans starting in 1821.
7Beauregard-Keyes House - New Orleans,
The Beauregard-Keyes House is a historic residence located at 1113 Chartres Street in the French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana. It is currently a museum focusing on some of the past residents of the house, most notably Confederate General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard and American author Frances Parkinson Keyes.
8Brechtel Memorial Park Municipal Golf Course - New Orleans,
The Brechtel Memorial Park Municipal Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Orleans County Louisiana. Built in 1965, this New Orleans course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 504-362-4761. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 3700 Behrman Pl, New Orleans, LA 70114
9Camp Moore - Tangipahoa,
Camp Moore, north of the Village of Tangipahoa near Kentwood, Louisiana, was a Confederate training base and principal base of operations in eastern Louisiana and southwestern Mississippi. The base was named for Louisiana Governor Thomas Overton Moore and operated from May 1861 to 1864 during the American Civil War. The location of the camp was chosen due to its relatively high ground elevation, abundance of fresh drinking water, and being adjacent to the then New Orleans, Jackson & Great Northern Railroad line.
10Carter Plantation - Springfield,
The Carter Plantation is an 18 hole resort golf course in Livingston County Louisiana. Built in 2003, this Springfield course designed by David Toms is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 225-294-7555. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: Carter Cemetery Rd, Springfield, LA 70462
Ponchatoula, Louisiana Hotels
Ponchatoula, Louisiana Restaurants
This is a list of Ponchatoula Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants, Fast Foods & Carry Out, Chinese Restaurants, Bar & Grill Restaurants and Delicatessens Retail. Happy Dining!
Published June 11, 2011
The New Orleans Museum District has undergone extensive revitalization in recent years and is home to several museums and other fun attractions.
Published June 10, 2011
No vacation to New Orleans would be complete without visiting some of the French Quarter’s smaller attractions like the Beauregard-Keyes House, the Wax Museum and others.
Published June 9, 2011
Jackson Square in the heart of New Orleans has plenty to offer from the Louisiana State Museums and the St. Louis Cathedral to the Cabildo and Presbytere buildings.
Published May 21, 2011
Art collection going back to prehistory in a variety of media, including works from household names such as Picasso and Degas, the New Orleans Museum of Art is a great family attraction.
Published May 20, 2011
The National World War II Museum in New Orleans provides a highly interactive and very realistic depiction of World War II including the high-tech 4-D Beyond All Boundaries film.
Published May 19, 2011
Don’t miss the Underground gallery at the Audubon Insectarium. This exhibit gives the illusion of being shrunk to the size of an insect as you explore insect's subterranean habitats.
Published May 19, 2011
There are seven main exhibit areas at the Audubon Aquarium in New Orleans, each featuring a variety of sea life including stingrays, penguins and a white alligator.
Published May 18, 2011
The Audubon Zoo in New Orleans is the centerpiece of the Audubon collection of 10 parks and attractions with it's expansive 58 acres of natural habitats and animals abound
Published April 14, 2011
The Port of New Orleans remains the centerpiece of the busiest port complex worldwide, and the Natchez is the last remaining steam paddlewheeler and offers daytime and evening cruises.
Published April 13, 2011
A comprehensive historical review about the world famous New Orleans cemetery walking tours from St. Louis Number One on Basin Street to the Lafayette Cemetery in the Garden District and more.