Located in northwest Louisiana along the Red River, Shreveport sits at the colorful educational, commercial, and cultural center of the Ark-La-Tex region, where Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas meet.
Shreveport has been the backdrop for great historic art and change, including several influential civil rights demonstrations. From 1948 to 1960, the city even hosted two of the greatest figures in American music. The Hayride featured musicians including Hank Williams and Elvis Presley, who made his broadcasting debut at the venue. Stroll the streets with your family and explore the history in the air, just be sure to stop by Ralph’s Place for a breakfast beignet to fuel your curiosity. With Louisiana being the "Hollywood of the South," Shreveport streets can be seen in the background of several films and sound stages can be found on many corners, so enjoy living your time there like a movie.
Shreveport is known for its prevalent jazz and blues music, love-filled food, and friendly people. Spend a day at the Shreveport Aquarium, followed by a taste of classic Louisiana cuisine at the Blind Tiger Restaurant. If you're a sweets aficionado, be sure to get your hands on the chocolate sac from Windrush Grill. If savory food is more your style, try any number of the amazing seafood establishments, such as Orlandeaux’s Café for that real Shreveport taste. Shreveport is a city steeped in history, culture, and adventure. Come relax, rejoice, and rediscover the excitement of traveling to a new city, in Shreveport.