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  • * Group Experiences in Shreveport-Bossier

    Shreveport-Bossier is  home to six new behind-the-scenes and hands-on tours at local attractions. The new group tours have been designed to be special, one-of-a-kind experiences that can’t be done anywhere but Shreveport-Bossier. Every tour is interactive and will surprise and delight visitors with elements such as taste-testing rose food products to walking in the footsteps of music legends like Elvis Presley. 

    Tour prices range from $10 per person to $35. A group tour can book one or several experiences directly with the attraction. 

    To pair the experience with a hotel stay, contact Erica Howard, group sales manager at the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau at 800-551-8682 ext.104 or

    Read about the group experiences.

    Group Experiences in Shreveport-Bossier

    Various locations in Shreveport-Bossier
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    (318) 222-9391
  • Boom or Bust Byway

    This scenic byway through the piney woods of Northwest Louisiana takes you through Oil City, Vivian, Hosston, Plain Dealing, Sarepta, Shongaloo, Homer and Lisbon, and connects with other alternate routes along the way. Small towns chock full of treasures, history and fine eating. Hwy. 2 through Caddo, Bossier, Webster, and Claiborne parishes.

    Check out a free GPS at our office in downtown Shreveport which will guide you and give you a detailed tour of Northwest Louisiana. Downtown Tourist Office: 629 Spring St., Shreveport, LA, (318)222-9391 or visit
    LA Hwy. 2
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    (318) 226-8884
  • Davis Homeplace

    This home dates back to 1916, with the original furniture, lighting pieces, working oil lamps, working transoms, push button lights, and pocket doors. By appointment only.
    804 Wilkinson St
    Shreveport, LA 71104
    (318) 221-3881
    (318) 221-4641
  • Heritage Village

    See how people at the turn of the century lived. Tour the old Hughes House, school house, log cabin and much more. Tours are by appointment only. 
    414 Sibley St
    Benton, LA 71006
    (318) 965-9166
  • Historical Tours

    The Shreveport-Bossier downtown areas retain many historic landmarks, including what is widely acknowledged to be the finest collection of important 20th century architecture in the state. Map brochures available for the following tours at area visitor centers.

    (318) 222-9391
    (800) 551-8682
  • Logan Mansion

    The Logan Mansion, a magnificent 1897 Queen Anne Victorian home, offers a narrated tour complete with ghost stories. $10 per person. Tours by appointment only. Special holiday tours offer for Halloween and Christmas.
    725 Austin Pl
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    (318) 459-2285
  • MEDJOY Historic Home

    Medjoy is the former residence of the President of Dodd College, a junior college for girls that operated from 1927-1942. It is on the National Register of Historic Places.

    Tours by appointment.
    601 Ockley Dr. Shreveport, La. (318) 861-4424
    601 Ockley Dr
    Shreveport, LA 71106
    (318) 861-4424
    (318) 865-1356
  • Red River District and Sightseeing Cruise

    Experience Shreveport-Bossier’s history and city sights in this all-inclusive tour of the Red River District. You will enjoy a 45-minute long boat tour of the Red River’s natural waterways alongside the twin-cities’ entertainment and shopping districts. On land you will stop over to the J. Bennett Johnston Waterway Regional Visitor Center to learn about the mighty Red River and visit the Red River District to discover the city’s famous citizens along the Walk of Stars. Lunch and/or drinks are available for additional costs.

    •    Price: $25 per guest. Additional $10 for lunch and/or $6 for cocktail per guest.
    •    Minimum: 15 guests Maximum: 50 guests
    •    Availability: By appointment
    •    Tour Duration: 2 hours, excluding lunch
    •    Booking Contact: Marissa Carbine; (318) 673-5100;
    •    Address: J. Bennett Johnston Waterway Regional Visitor Center | 700 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport, LA 71101
    •    Website:
    •    Download the flyer: Red River District and Sightseeing Cruise

    700 Clyde Fant Pkwy
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    (318) 673-5100
  • Shreve Town Ghost Walk

    Guided walking tour of the ghosts that haunt downtown Shreveport.  Saturdays only, May through October. Cancelled during inclement weather.  See website for details.

    Shreveport, LA 71101
    (318) 200-0711
  • Shreveport-Bossier Film Trail

    Shreveport-Bossier has become the filming destination for some of the biggest names in the industry. Please pick up a brochure of the self-directed tour of many film sites. Major movies that have been filmed include The Guardian, Mad Money, Battle Los Angeles and more. The signs will describe the locations. Download the brochure.

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