Expect gators, riverboat casinos and round-the-clock fun.
Tucked in the northwest corner of Louisiana, Shreveport blends Cajun roots with Southern charm. Packed with both natural and man-made attractions, this thriving city guarantees good eating, arts and adventure along the banks of the mighty Red River. From lively bars and po’boy joints to immersive museums and historic riverboat casinos, you’ll feel both warmly welcomed and thoroughly entertained. Check the calendar for annual events like the Shreveport Mardi Gras, Red River Revel Arts Festival and Mudbug Madness, a citywide crawfish boil.
- Bossier City East Bank District
- Downtown Riverfront
- Line Avenue Shopping District
Bossier City East Bank District
Shopping, casinos, hotels, bars and restaurants are all within easy walking distance in Bossier City’s lively East Bank District. As the only open-container zone in Louisiana outside of New Orleans, it’s the place to grab a to-go cocktail and usher in a night on the town.
Restaurants, Live Music, Entertainment
The downtown riverfronts of Shreveport and Bossier City (just across the Red River) are packed with history, culture and all-night entertainment. This is the center of the action, with historic riverboat casinos, live music, fine dining, museums and modern art galleries all in one neighborhood.
Entertainment, Casinos, Restaurants, Museums
Eccentric and culturally diverse, Highland, also known as Stoner Hill, is a haven of tree-lined streets packed with historic Colonial Revival, Queen Anne and Craftsman-style homes, some dating back to 1875. An eclectic arts scene and cozy neighborhood restaurants round out the all-are-welcome vibe.
Parks, Restaurants, Architecture
Line Avenue Shopping District
Spend an afternoon antiquing in filled-to-the-brim boutiques along Shreveport’s Line Avenue Shopping District. But this isn’t just about the retail — Line Avenue is also home to some of the city’s liveliest restaurants, including Real BBQ & More, Crawdaddy’s Kitchen and Rhino Coffee.
Shopping, Restaurants, Antiques
Stay in The Center of it All
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Enjoy Gambling, Gators, and Elvis Sightings in Shreveport, Louisiana
Discover the Downtown Riverfront District
Kick off your adventure at Shreveport’s Downtown Riverfront District, where you can take in all the sights, sounds and flavors of this historic riverfront city. Spend your day gallery-hopping and enjoying traditional northern Louisiana cuisine, then wrap it all up with an outlet blitz across the river in Bossier City and upscale Chinese cuisine at Lucky Palace.
Go for Gambling, Gators and Good Times
Start with a big Southern-style breakfast before heading off on gator adventures and a mini road trip through the Boom or Bust Byway. Saturday night calls for dinner, drinks and live music on the East Bank, topped off with a tour through the city’s riverboat casino circuit, cocktails in hand.
Find Beauty and Culture in the Quirky Highland Historic District
Spend the day taking in the architecture and quirky offerings of Shreveport’s funky Highland neighborhood. Travel back in time while shopping for antiques, and be sure to make a stop at the exceptional R. W. Norton Art Gallery. Wrap up a culture-packed day with Texas barbecue and an indulgent dessert bar.