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Welcome to Louisiana North also known as Sportsman Paradise. The cities/parishes that comprise Louisiana North offer exciting activities like great cultural attractions, superb festivals, tantalizing local restaurants, and one-of-a-kind shopping adventures. Plus there is plenty to do after sunset, with exciting nightlife and casino gaming action. An abundance of hotels and stately southern Bed-and-Breakfasts provide excellent accommodations. Whether you are interested in hunting, fishing, canoeing, bird watching or hiking, this is the place for you. But it’s the people that really set Louisiana North apart. Whether it’s a casino host or a fishing guide, the people in this area go out of their way to enjoy life, and they want to make sure you do the same. So come, see and do all that we have to offer.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Feb
18
Sat
1:00 pm Shreveport/Bossier City – Krewe ... @ Reeves Marine Center
Shreveport/Bossier City – Krewe ... @ Reeves Marine Center
Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Mardi Paw Pet Parade is a chance for festive pets to celebrate Mardi Gras. Activities begin at 1 p.m. The parade walks at 3 p.m. Register the day of the parade, $20 for the[...]
4:30 pm Shreveport/Bossier City – Krewe ... @ Clyde Fant Parkway
Shreveport/Bossier City – Krewe ... @ Clyde Fant Parkway
Feb 18 @ 4:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Krewe of Centaur parade features decorative floats, bands, cups, and more than four million beads and other throws. Parade begins at Clyde Fant Parkway at Lake Street in downtown Shreveport. It continues on Clyde Fant[...]
Feb
25
Sat
4:00 pm Shreveport/Bossier City – Krewe ... @ Krewe of Gemini Mardi Gras Parade
Shreveport/Bossier City – Krewe ... @ Krewe of Gemini Mardi Gras Parade
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Shreveport/Bossier City - Krewe of Gemini Mardi Gras Parade @  Krewe of Gemini Mardi Gras Parade | Shreveport | Louisiana | United States
The Krewe of Gemini Grand Parade features floats, beads, costumes, masks, music and more. Masked revelers on floats, marchers, and horseback riders respond to the age old cry “Throw me something, Mister!” by tossing beads,[...]
5:00 pm Natchitoches – Krewe Of Dionysus... @ Downtown
Natchitoches – Krewe Of Dionysus... @ Downtown
Feb 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Natchitoches - Krewe Of Dionysus Mardi Gras Parade @ Downtown  | Natchitoches | Louisiana | United States
Mardi Gras in Natchitoches Formed in 1995, the Krewe of Dionysus has over 300 members. This family friendly night time parade consists of a dozen or more super floats, lots of throws including beads, cups[...]

Blog

Poverty Point

By Mona L. Hayden  Louisiana Road Trips Magazine Written by Jenny Ellerbe and Diana M. Greenlee (LSU PRESS) Recently designated a Unesco World Heritage Site (2014), Poverty Point’s earthen mounds and crescent shaped ridges are located near the village of Epps in...

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North Louisiana Celtic Festival

By   Louisiana Road Trips Magazine - Mon, Jun 27, 2016 The West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce it will host the 2016 Northeast Louisiana Celtic Festival on Oct. 1, 2016 from 10am until 7pm. This exciting family-friendly event will once...

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My Favorite Fishing Hole Goes Number One!

Reposted from "Louisiana Road Trips" My Favorite Fishing Hole Goes Number One! By Joe Joslin   Wed, Jul 01, 2015 Hello, anglers. If you are a frequent reader of this column and other writings of this blessed angler you know I often refer to Toledo Bend as My Favorite...

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