A prominent tourist attraction of Amphoe Phonthong is Laem Phayom or Bueng Phonthong (Phonthong marsh). It is located at Moo 11, Ban Kaset, Tambol Vang, Roi Et province which is located on Amphoe Phonthong-Amphoe Nhongpok Road in the east of Beung Phonthong . Laem Phayom is around 2 kilometers off the heart of Amphoe Phonthong (Phonthong district). Tourists will pass Phonthong Wittayayon School, Phonthong Industrial and Community Education College, about 150 meters off the petrol station, you will see the sign on the right then turn right and go on about 1 kilometer, Laem Phayaom is there. Laem Phayom is a large reservoir with the total area of 700 rais. Also, it is a fish breeding center and set up for Loy Kratong Festival as well. Laem Phayom possesses unrivaled nature quality abounding with various types of birds and fish. It is a relaxing place for Amphoe Phonthong people and others in proximity. It is popular for picnicking as people can lay mats to admire the nature and cook with their relatives or friends. In Songkran Festival at Laem Phayom, there are crowded people. For those who interested, there are resorts and various types of restaurants. The tourists can ask for more details at Tourism Authority of Thailand office in the northeast, area 3and tel. 0-4324-4498-9 or 1672.