About ¼ or a fourth of the way, you can stop at Saint Claude Heights, LA. This is about 8 minutes northwest of Chalmette.
About ⅓ or a third of the way, you can stop at New Orleans, LA. This is about 12 minutes west of Chalmette.
About ⅔ or two thirds of the way, you can stop at Metairie, LA. This is about half an hour west of Chalmette, or about 12 minutes north of Bridge City, LA.
If you drive straight through without stopping at all, the total distance is 18 miles. The distances shown above don't include local roads to get into each town, so if you're planning a long road trip, make sure you factor in traffic and road conditions, rest stop breaks, and interesting detours along the way. If you're in a rush, you can do the trip with zero stops, and your total travel time would be around 35 minutes.