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This Rare Footage of A New Orleans Amusement Park Will Have You Longing For the Good Old Days

Who remembers visiting Pontchartrain Beach? This Lakefront amusement park was the place to be in the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s, and so many New Orleanians have so many amazing memories of this place. If you’re ready to go back in time and revisit the good old days, check out this amazing video we found of vintage Pontchartrain Beach photos.

Aren’t those amazing? And if you really want a blast from the past–check out this video featuring the Zephyr coaster. If there’s anyone out there who remembers riding the Zephyr, you’re going to freak out when you watch this!

Doesn’t that just take you back in time? Thinking about the good old days is so powerful when you grow up in New Orleans. What do you remember about Pontchartrain Beach? Share your stories and memories with us–we love to hear from you!

Kezia Kamenetz
Kezia Kamenetz is a native to southern Louisiana and lives in the Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans currently. When not writing about all the amazing things to be found in her state, her central passion is dreams and the wisdom they can offer, which you can learn more about by visiting KeziaVida.com