|Shreveport Falls City Facts|
|Country||USA (United State of America)|
|Counties||Caddo, Bossier County|
|Total Area||117.8 sq miles|
|Lat Long Coordinates||32.4681° N, 93.7711° W|
|Time Zome||CST (UTC−06:00)|
|Major Religion||Roman Catholic, Christian|
|Museums||R. W. Norton Art Gallery, 8th Air Force Museum, Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, Shreveport Water Works Museum|
Shreveport is a city in the U.S state of Louisiana. Founded in 1836 by the Shreve Town Company as a town, it was incorporated as city on March 20, 1839. It became the Confederate capital in April 1865. It is the commercial and cultural center of the Ark-La-Tex and is known as "Gateway to East Texas". It is the third largest city and the third largest metropolitan area in the state.
The city has many skyscrapers of which majority are hotels. Most of these hotels are meant for the tourists visiting the city. Its atmosphere, rooms etc are made in such a way that it would be easily attract the tourists. Hampton Inn Shreveport Airport, Sam's Town Hotel and Casino Shreveport, Jameson Inn Shreveport, Eldorado Resort Casino, Residence Inn Shreveport Airport, Best Western Chateau Suite Hotel, Clarion Hotel Shreveport, La Quinta Inn & Suites Shreveport Airport, Motel 6 Shreveport, Fairfield Inn Shreveport Airport, Comfort Inn Shreveport, Shreveport Travelodge, Courtyard Shreveport and The Remington Suite are the world-class hotels in the city.
Shreveport Downtown Airport and Shreveport Regional Airport serve the city. The complex bus system, taxis and car rentals are the means of public transportation in the city. The city also many highways, express highways and bridges that link the city with other regions.
Some of the best Shreveport Restaurants are:
- Copeland's Famous New Orleans Restaurant & Bar
- Ernest's Orleans Restaurant
- Noble Savage Tavern
- Superior Grill
- Shogun Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
- Bella Fresca
- Earthereal Restaurant & Bakery
- Fertitta's Delicatessen
Places to Visit:
Red River Revel - a festival of food, culture, art and music, Mudbug Madness- a festival, a celebration of the crawfish, Holiday in Dixie and Louisiana State Fair are the events that draw in plenty of tourists from far and wide. The Gardens of the American Rose Center, The National Rose Garden - the world's largest rose garden, The Clyde Fant Parkway, the State Exhibit Museum that displays dioramas of Louisiana products and natural resources, Barnwell Garden and Art Center, R.W. Norton Art Gallery, American Rose Center, Sci-Port Discovery Center, Strand Theater and Texas Street Bridge are the other interesting points of the city.
Last Updated On : March 19, 2013