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Shreveport-Bossier is a Kid-Friendly Nearcation

Families can spend a day or a weekend exploring the sister cities

So, let’s state the obvious: Shreveport-Bossier has five riverboat casinos and a racetrack/casino. Yet, the Port City has so many more exciting things to do. Bringing kids is easy.

Shreveport-Bossier has more than two dozen museums. In summer 2020, Sci-Port Discovery Center debuted its newest experience, the Gallery of Intrigue. This new exhibition is the perfect marriage of an escape room and a Clue board game. It’s appealing to young kids and adults who are kids at heart.

The entire family will love Gators and Friends Adventure Park. Pick your outdoor adventure and have fun. You can zip-line across a lagoon full of alligators, race on the go-kart speedway, or feed and pet the zoo animals throughout the park.

Families can spend a day or a weekend exploring the sister cities. Here are three ways to plan your nearcation:

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