Ever wanted to hold an alligator? Just north of Covington is an incredible alligator farm. Insta-Gator Ranch and Hatchery is home to over 2,000 alligators and invites visitors to tour the farm and its gators, ranging in size from newborns to 8-footers. The facility educates visitors about conservation, the alligator tanning industry, and the positive environmental effects of a healthy alligator presence in Louisiana.

Insta-Gator is just over an hour away from New Orleans over Lake Pontchartrain. To learn more about tour pricing, add-ons, and other programs that the ranch offers, check out their website.

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