Rolling on the Red River

  • Start: Bossier City, LA
  • End: Calloway Corners, LA
  • Last Modified: 2011-09-13 20:39:29
  • Total Mileage: 114 Miles
  • Number of stops: 20

Description

Shreveport and Bossier City, Louisiana, are two of the best-kept secrets in the state. Nestled on opposite banks of the Red River, there are riverboat casinos, museums, art galleries, and gardens to see on this trip. And the two cities even have their own Mardi Gras celebration. Your Red River road trip begins at Harrah's Louisiana Downs, in Bossier City, Louisiana. Casino games and live horse racing are featured here. Head west on I-20 toward Shreveport for more attractions clustered on both sides of the Red River. A boat trip on Spirit of the Red River shows off wildlife habitats, while The Sci-Port Discovery Center features exhibits and an IMAX theater. Fertitta's Delicatessen is located in Shreveport's Blue Goose District and is famous for "Muffy's" (muffaletta sandwiches). For a trip back in time, journey out of Shreveport and north to Oil City, Louisiana, and check out antique drilling equipment at the Louisiana State Oil & Gas Museum.

Stop #1:

Harrah's Louisiana Downs
Bossier City, LA

Stop #2:

Krewe of Gemini Mardi Gras Museum
Bossier City, LA

Stop #3:

The Louisiana Boardwalk
Bossier City, LA

Stop #4:

Riverfront Park
Shreveport, LA

Stop #5:

Barnwell Memorial Garden & Art Center
Shreveport, LA

Stop #6:

Spirit of the Red River
Shreveport, LA

Stop #7:

Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center
Shreveport, LA

Stop #8:

Artspace
Shreveport, LA

Stop #9:

Shreveport Municipal Auditorium
Shreveport, LA

Stop #10:

Papa Fertitta's
Shreveport, LA

Stop #11:

R.W. Norton Art Gallery
Shreveport, LA

Stop #12:

Pioneer Heritage Center
Shreveport, LA

Stop #13:

Olde Covered Bridge Garden
Shreveport, LA

Stop #14:

Gardens of the American Rose Center
Shreveport, LA

Stop #15:

Louisiana State Oil & Gas Museum
Oil City, LA

Stop #16:

Vivian Depot Museum
Vivian, LA

Stop #17:

Log Cabin Museum
Shongaloo, LA

Stop #18:

Old Salem Church and Cemetery
Shongaloo, LA

Stop #19:

Germantown Colony & Museum
Minden, LA

Stop #20:

Calloway Corners Bed & Breakfast
Calloway Corners, LA
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