Finding Apartments for Rent in Covington, LA
Finding apartments for rent in Covington should be a fun, straightforward process. The small, charming community on the Northshore of New Orleans is home to several unique apartment properties dispersed in highly interesting locations around the city. Whether you are looking for an apartment in the hip downtown area or a more serene, country-like setting, you are sure to find a place that matches your needs and is close to work, shopping, dining and entertainment options.
Top Neighborhoods in Covington, LA
Terrabella Village is an up-and-coming Covington neighborhood based upon the concept of Traditional Neighborhood Development. The TND style places retail establishments, lofts and condos for rent in the middle of the neighborhood. The bustling center is surrounded by larger homes built around the neighborhood's perimeter. The streets are built to send car traffic around the outskirts of the neighborhood. Therefore, your apartment rental in the heart of the neighborhood is set up for your walking and biking pleasure. Expect to attend lots of farmer's market and themed, seasonal events thrown by the neighborhood association during your residency within this hip, old-meets-new communal living concept. Terrabella Village also boasts a 1-mile lake, a 140-acre nature preserve, a village square at the center of the neighborhood and a post office.
The downtown Covington area, called “Old Covington” by the locals, was founded in 1813. Here, you find a mix of single and family-friendly apartment rentals located within walking distance to restaurants, bars, unique retail stores and art galleries.
Cultural Attractions in Covington, LA
Looking for free, fun exercise? Take a stroll down to the Covington Trailhead, the start of a 31-mile paved path that connects the city to other St. Tammany parish cities, including Slidell, Lacombe, Mandeville and Abita Springs. This downtown Covington attraction – which resembles an old train station – boasts restaurants, retail shops, an amphitheater, a beautiful clock tower and a grassy knoll that hosts outdoor, family-friendly events throughout the year. The Covington Trailhead also has a museum and a small movie theater. Looking for more historical facts about this fascinating community? Are you an avid biker? Participate in the monthly Covington Community Bike Ride to meet new people and form lasting friendships with other Old Covington dwellers as you soak up the local outdoor flavor. Visit H J Smith's Son General Store and Museum to take a look at visual artifacts from the by-gone days of the area. Want to see for yourself how the local beers are created? The Covington Brewhouse hosts free weekly tours that show you their microbrewing process from start to finish.
Nightlife in Covington, LA
True to Louisiana culture, Covington nightlife is just as exciting as it is abundant. The best spots to catch local music are the Green Room Music Club and the Columbia Street Tap Room & Grill. Both of these casual establishments have relaxed dress codes, and a wide array of cocktail and beer selections to suit every taste and budget. If you are just looking to unwind after a long day at work, check out The Chimes. This bar and grill features more than 50 beers on tap from around the world, and a vast martini and cocktail selection. Take your favorite alcoholic beverage outside to enjoy the gorgeous, wooden patio that overlooks a stunning goat pasture. This outdoor spot is the favorite local place to sit and watch the breathtaking nightly sunsets. More of an indoor sipper? Sit at the bar with others who are there to cheer on their favorite football, baseball, basketball and soccer teams on the numerous big-screen TVs strategically situated around the lounge area.
Dining in Covington, LA
Covington, LA boasts a large mix of cuisine offerings. If you've never experienced Cajun or Creole cuisine, treat yourself to dinner at Gallagher's Grill. This upscale establishment serves an exciting mix of local dishes such as gulf fish Almondine, barbecued shrimp po-boys, Creole turtle soup and seafood gumbo. Other places to find authentic Louisiana cuisine are Annadele's Plantation, Acme Oyster House and the Dakota Restaurant. In the mood for global cuisine? Check out the innovative sushi selection at Tchoupstix Sushi & Grill, fresh Italian dishes at Mattina Bella and traditional Mexican dishes at Sombrero's Restaurant.View Apartments in Covington, Louisiana
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