Bossier City Travel Guide

  • Shreveport Across the Red River
    Shreveport Across the Red River
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  • Bossier City
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Bossier City Things to Do

  • See the River Godess

    There is a nice sculpture, done by local artist Kirby Atan, called the River Goddess located on the Louisiana Boardwalk. I liked this statue; but could not find the model's phone number. Oh well, too young for me anyway.

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  • Louisiana Boardwalk

    Probably one of the best things to do in Bossier City is to go down to the Louisiana Boardwalk. It is a shopping and entertainment district nestled along the banks of the Red River. There are very nice restaurants here along with unique shops (along with many mainstream ones), movie theaters, bars, and of course nice views of the river. There are...

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  • Bossier City

    Bossier City is a decent sized city of about 65,000 (up 15% since 2000) located across the Red River from Shreveport at the intersection of Interstates 49 and 20 and US Highway 71, in Northwest Louisiana near the borders with Arkansas and Texas. You might expect Bossier City to be the parish seat since it is the largest town and shares the name of...

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Bossier City Restaurants

  • Great Seafood

    $20 as of April 2013. Joe's Crab Shacks serve very good seafood in a nice casual environment. I liked the outside on this one with the shark coming out of the front and the view of the Red River was great. As usual, the food was quite good, the service friendly, and the atmosphere comfortable. Hours are 11 AM to Midnight daily (subject to the...

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  • Mediocre Food; Good Waitresses

    Okay, you don't usually go to Hooters for the food you go for the sports on TV and to see the waitresses in the "Hooters" T-shirts and bright orange shorts. I hit the Hooters in Bossier City just when they were opening so there were very few waitresses available and mine was having a bad day (she was cute though). Houirs are 11 AM to 12 AM Monday...

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  • Decent Chinese Buffet

    $9 as of April 2013. I liked this Chinese buffet a bit more than average because they had more seafood dishes. They have the usual buffet items along with some sushi (for those into that) carb legs and more. Slightly better selection of deserts too. Service, décor, etc was about what you expect if you have been to these buffets before. Hours are 11...

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  • you cant go wrong!!!

    the best!!!!!!my family loves it.great atmosphere,great prices great quality,& excellent service&food!!great for couples only and also good family fun. my kids 7&5 love it!!!the booths are big so when theyre done eating theyre off to theyre own little world playing.took m-in -law & her husband for her b-day.4 grown-ups. we had an appetizer,all had...

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  • COME GET CRABS!!!!

    great family restaurant. its also great for adults only but i do suggest sitting near the bar for that "no kids" feel.its located on the boardwalk so we like to have a drink or two,go see a movie or browse for a while so we dont have to drive right after having a drink.most expensive appetizer-$10.00/a sampler w/chicken,crab dip& chips,boiled...

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  • Down Home Cooking

    Bob didn't want to eat Mexican two days in a row, so we drove out in the dark, and we couldn't find much. Eventually we stopped at this place, which was all done up in red, white and blue. They do breakfast too. I had a rib eye and mashed potatoes and a salad, and Bob had a chopped steak with brown gravy.

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Bossier City Nightlife

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    by Basaic Written Apr 22, 2014

    There are 5 casinos in Bossier City. I admit I am not big on going to casinos so I am not an expert. (I did have to play at the casino in Monte Carlo though). I opted for Margaritaville, not because I know much about casinos, nor because there was something better about it than the others; but because it was closest to the Louisiana Boardwalk and that was where my car was parked. If you like casinos this seemed like a fine choice. Like most casinos, you can also get a room, eat, drink and see shows.

    Dress Code: Casual for most everything; but dress up a bit for the shows

    Margaritaville Casino
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Bossier City Transportation

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    by evalynn Written Jan 26, 2004

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    There are privatley owned shuttle buses that run to all 4 casinos. I DON'T recommed buying a pass, that is for one shuttle bus. it can take up to one hour before the same bus shows up. There are at least 3 shuttle buses that run to the casinos.

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Bossier City Shopping

  • Heading for the Great Outdoors?

    Bass Pro Shops started in 1971 and have expanded to where it serves over 75 million sportsmen (and women) throughout the United States and Canada. The Bass Pro Shop in Bossier City is 106,000 square feet of sporting goods, fishing gear, hunting supplies, and a gator pond with gators, turtles and fish. They have gear from their neighbors (Duck...

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  • Nice Shopping Mall

    Bossier City has a pretty nice shopping mall just off the interstate and convenient to the downtown area. The mall has over 70 stores including the usual suspects like Dillard's and Penny's along with some regional type stores. There are rides for the kids and a food court. This is a great place to kill a few hours if the weather is not letting you...

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  • wont get bored walkin on this boardwalk!

    everything worth seein or doin(well just about) is here at the new louisiana boardwalk. stores like bass pro shop,papaya,guess,reebok,adidas,wilsons leather and so many more!!!kids stores like osh kosh,the childrens stores,claires boutique just to name a few.check out a movie in the awesome regal cinema,go have your nails done or have a bite at one...

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Bossier City Favorites

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    by grandmaR Updated Mar 23, 2010

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    Favorite thing: If you are into airplanes, this is one place to see quite a few of them

    The 8th Air Force Museum is located at: 88 Shreveport Rd, via North Gate Road
    Barksdale AFB, La. 71110

    To see the museum you will need:
    A Government issued ID, (Drivers License, Passport etc.) is required to gain entry at the museum entrance.
    All vehicles are subject to search.
    No backpacks, briefcases or large bags will be allowed in any buildings.
    Visitors please sign in upon entering the museum.

    The museum is operating at our normal hours of 9:30am to 4:00pm, everyday except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day

    Fondest memory: My husband had a good time walking around taking photos of the planes and other items on the outdoor static display. The current list is:

    1. 1953 Dodge AF Ambulance
    2. Boeing B-47E
    3. Republic F-84F
    4. North American P-51D
    5. Boeing B-17G
    6. 8AF Memorial Walkway
    7. Consolidated (Ford) B-24J
    8. Douglas C-47A
    9. Beechcraft C-45
    10. Beechcraft AT-11
    11. Titan II Nose Cone
    12. B-58 Rocket Sled
    13. General Dynamics FB-111A
    14. GE TF-30 Jet Engine
    15. Lockheed T-33A
    16. Boeing B-29
    17. OA-11 Crash Truck
    18. Boeing KC-97G/L
    19. AVRO Vulcan
    20. Jet Engine Crane
    21. MiG-21F
    22. Boeing B-52D
    23. EUCLID
    24. B-52G
    25. AGM-28
    26. P-15 Crash Truck
    27. Boeing KC-135A
    28. Lockheed SR-71A

    Yankee Doodle Moonbeam McSwine (P-51 D) Boeing B-17G Beechcraft C-45 Expeditor Stratocruiser
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    Feb 18, 2013 at 10:41 AM

    Cascio's Market Bistro

    Great food, outstanding service, friendly environment. Reasonably priced. Their Italian dishes and steaks are by far some of the best in the area. You have to try their jalapeno cheddar bread, it's delicious. I would recommend this Bistro to anyone that is looking for good food at a reasonable price. www.cascioitalian.com

 
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