Family Adventure Awaits

An adventure for the entire family awaits in Shreveport-Bossier: Louisiana’s natural beauty abounds at Louisiana’s Other Side! Located in northwestern Louisiana, just a 2.5-hour drive east of Dallas, Texas, Shreveport-Bossier combines the Cajun and Creole traditions of Louisiana with the laid-back, independent spirit of Texas. Shreveport Regional Airport offers direct flights into Shreveport-Bossier from destinations including Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Denver, and Houston.

For pulse-pounding fun, zip line through an alligator-filled swamp and race high-speed go karts at Gators and Friends Adventure Park. Explore an under- water world that’s home to more than 300 different species — including sharks, sea jellies, turtles, rays, and more — at the all-new Shreveport Aquarium. Take your best shot at Louisiana’s largest paintball course, O.F.F. Limits Paintball, or experience the IMAX effect at Louisiana’s only IMAX dome theater at Sci-Port Discovery Center.

Louisiana’s natural beauty abounds at area lakes, parks, wildlife refuges, and unique outdoor attractions. Attend a Chimpanzee Discovery Day at Chimp Haven — America’s National Chimpanzee Sanctuary — located just 22 miles southwest of Shreveport-Bossier in Eddie D. Jones Nature Park. Fish, hike trails, kayak, and more at the Red River National Wildlife Refuge in Bossier City. Take part in naturalist-guided hikes and educational experiences at Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park in Shreveport, a 160-acre forest that features wheelchair-accessible hiking trails.

For more information on planning your family getaway to Shreveport-Bossier, visit or call 1-800-551-8682.