Canoeing in Tickfaw, located in Tangipahoa Parish, is a time-honored tradition. The bayous and waterways are shallow enough that most parts only have a few feet of water making it great for a family trip.
Ponchatoula, in Tangipahoa Parish, is host to the popular Strawberry Festival each spring. It is also LOADED with antiques shops, art galleries and hand-crafted items housed in charming old buildings in the downtown area.
Manchac, a quaint fishing settlement in the southernmost end of Tangipahoa Parish, offers fresh seafood and water sports year-round. It's scenic bayous, lakes and swamps have become popular locations to the film industry.