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Art Museum
R. W. Norton Art Gallery
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Duration: 2 hours
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Science Museum
Sci-Port Discovery Center
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Military Museum
Barksdale Global Power Museum
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Duration: 4 hours
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Shreveport Water Works Museum
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Duration: 2 hours
Shreveport is the third-largest city in the state of Louisiana and the 113th-largest city in the United States. It is the seat of Caddo Parish and extends along the Red River (most notably at Wright Island, the Charles and Marie Hamel Memorial Park, and Bagley Island) into neighboring Bossier Parish. Bossier City is separated from Shreveport by the Red River. The population of Shreveport was 199,311 in 2010, and the Shreveport-Bossier City Metropolitan Area population exceeds 441,000. The Shreveport-Bossier City Metropolitan Statistical Area ranks 111th in the United States, according to the United States Census Bureau.Shreveport was founded in 1836 by the Shreve Town Company, a corporation established to develop a town at the juncture of the newly navigable Red River and the Texas Trail, an overland route into the newly independent Republic of Texas and, prior to that time, into Mexico.Shreveport is the commercial and cultural center of the Ark-La-Tex region, where Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas meet. Explore the family-friendly attractions of Shreveport and add them to your vacation plans using our United States driving holiday planner.

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Margaritaville Resort Casino Bossier City
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Duration: 2 hours
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Shopping Mall
Louisiana Boardwalk Bossier City
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Harrah's Louisiana Downs Bossier City
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Horseshoe Casino Bossier City
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Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Shreveport

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Brewery
Great Raft Brewing
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Church
Cathedral of St. John Berchmans
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Duration: 2 hours
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First United Methodist Church
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Duration: 2 hours
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Walter B Jacobs Memorial Nature Park
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Duration: 2h 30 min

Museums in Shreveport

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History Museum
Louisiana State Exhibit Museum
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Duration: 2 hours
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History Museum
Pioneer Heritage Center
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Duration: 2 hours
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Art Museum
Meadows Museum of Art
4.1
Duration: 30 minutes
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History Museum
Spring Street Museum
3.9
Duration: 2 hours

Parks in Shreveport

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Gardens of the American Rose Center
2.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Duck PondI
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Duration: 2 hours
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Shreveport Dog Park
2.7
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Shreveport

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Holy Trinity Catholic Church
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Duration: 2 hours
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Historic Walking Area
Red River District
1.2
Duration: 2 hours

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