Some of the best things to do in Shreveport include visiting museums, zoos, and the largest rose garden in the United States. Another city highlight is the Louisiana Boardwalk, which includes a variety of shops, restaurants, a casino, and the best views of the skyline.
Visit the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau to learn more about the city and see its colorful and vibrant mural, ‘A Call to Action,’ which is painted to show Shreveport’s history.
For concerts and performances, visit the Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium, Hirsch Memorial Coliseum, or the Strand Theater. Check out the annual Louisiana Redbud Festival for a carnival, concerts, and car show.
Fun Shreveport attractions for families include IMAX at Sci-Port Discovery Center, Splash Kingdom Waterpark Shreveport, and Holiday in Dixie, a spring festival with a carnival and colorful parade.
Try flight tastings at Red River Brewing Company or Flying Heart Brewing. For regional beer specialties, try Great Raft Brewing, which creates bold beers to pair with spicy Louisiana foods.
Among the best museums in Shreveport are the R. W. Norton Art Gallery, Meadows Museum of Art, Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, Spring Street Historical Museum, and Barksdale Global Power Museum.