Colonial Inn is tops among hotels near Southeastern Louisiana University for comfort and value. We’re also a sensible place to stay when you’re looking for hotels near Lake Pontchartrain LA. Staying with us also means you’re staying near interesting Collinswood School Museum, fun Cajun Water World theme park, unique Kliebert's Turtle & Alligator Tours, beautiful Zemurray Gardens and Swamp Walk and so much more. We’re also close to the annual Amite Oyster Festival if you time your visit right. There’s never a shortage of things to see and do for travelers of all kinds – and we’re the best of the Hammond LA hotels near North Oaks Hospital too.
Hammond Louisiana and its 20,000 residents welcome both business travelers and vacationers alike. We are located just off the intersection of interstate Highway 55 and interstate Highway 12. Many people visit Hammond because it is the home of Southeastern Louisiana University the fastest-growing university in the nation. But there are many other reasons to come visit this commercial of Tangipahoa Parish. There is unique and diversified shopping opportunities, the family will love the many beautiful parks and there's nothing better than a good Louisiana restaurant.
Make Hammond the center of your outdoor vacation trip. Year-round outdoor activities are possible because of the great climate and many facilities. The numerous lakes and rivers allow for endless hours of boating, swimming, phenomenal fishing and other recreational water sports.
How many kids have ever been on a farm? How many kids have seen a tomato grow? Come and visit one of the many farms around Hammond that allow you to pick your own fruits and vegetables. There is nothing better than a strawberry right off the vine. So slather on some sunscreen, wear some closed toed shoes and make sure you call the farm in advance. Berries are most often what most farms allowed to be picked. Growing times vary but are typically from April to early July. If getting hands-on and dirty on a farm is not quite your idea of a vacation don't worry Hammond has a great farmers market. On the second and fourth Saturdays of each month from 8 AM until 1 PM come see all of the local produce and local fare of the area. The Hammond Farmers Market (seasonal) is located at the corner of Southwest Railroad Avenue and Edwin Neil Lane.
If you're here visiting Southeastern Louisiana University make sure that you make the Colonial Inn your home away from home. The University boasts more than 15,000 students and was founded in 1925.