in Shreveport, LA (showing 1 - 12 out of 13)

The city is full of hidden gems and treasures. If you’re tired of always hitting the same spots, take a look at all the options below. We showcase businesses near you where you could spend countless hours of endless fun with your entire family.

Say goodbye to the boring weekends and routine birthday parties. Think outside the box and dare to try something new. Take a look at what your city has to offer – all within driving distance of your location. You might be surprised!

Charles and Marie Hamel Memorial Park

Shreveport, LA

(318) 673-7727


If you want to steer the family away from all the hustle and bustle of the city and relax near the water, a good choice is the Charles and Marie Hamel Memorial Park. Clean, well-maintained and serene, the scenery is a nice break from all of the city's fast-paced activity and mainstream attractions. Over the park's seventeen acres, you'll find the perfect spot to have a picnic and enjoy the river view. The hours are dawn until dusk, so plan a day full of wide open spaces with the Hamel Park as your only destination.

Chimp Haven

13600 Chimpanzee Pl
Keithville, LA 71047   Directions

(318) 925-9575


Want to monkey around and actually learn something about chimpanzees? The place to do just that is Chimp Haven. Not only is it a great learning opportunity for the whole family, but you'll get the opportunity to interact with various chimps on site. During your visit to this attraction, you'll learn about a chimp's natural habitat as well as how they help scientists uncover answers to several biological questions.

Eldorado Resort and Casino

451 Clyde Fant Pkwy
Shreveport, LA 71101   Directions

(877) 613-0711


For a little slice of Las Vegas without the stifling desert heat, find your way into the Eldorado Resort and Casino. Not only are the accommodations top notch, but the gaming is excellent, featuring some of the loosest slots in town. The amenities and attractions of this first-class casino will make your stay unforgettable.

Gardens of the American Rose Center

8877 Jefferson Paige Rd
Shreveport, LA 71119   Directions

(318) 938-5402


If you've been moving too fast and haven't taken the time to stop and smell the roses, the Gardens of the American Rose Center will give you so many opportunities to take in the pleasant aroma and sight of the beautiful flower. Over 20,000 blooms can be seen throughout the 42-acre research and garden attraction, so there's no excuse for missing the chance to take a break from your busy-pace-rat-race to literally smell these roses.

Gators and Friends Alligator Park and Exotic Zoo

11441 US Hwy 80
Greenwood, LA 71033   Directions

(318) 938-1199


What's a trip to Louisiana without a glimpse of a gator? Gators and Friends Alligator Park and Exotic Zoo is an attraction that gets you up close and personal with giant alligators as they feed and frolic in their natural habitat. And if the gators aren't enough wildlife, there's a fully stocked petting zoo where you can see such sights as miniature horses, kangaroos, llamas and a camel! Plus, you can even help feed the animals when it gets to their feeding time. Get ready for a fun, interactive romp with nature you and your family will never forget!

Hot Wheels Skating Palace Roller Skating Rink

5110 Bert Kouns Loop
Shreveport, LA 71129   Directions

(318) 686-6095


How about keeping everyone rolling through a fun afternoon? The best way to make sure everyone in your family will do that is to have them lace up a pair of skates and experience the rink at the Hot Wheels Skating Palace Roller Skating Rink. Whether you have family members just starting out on skates or the kids are already pros, you'll find the rink's fun, family atmosphere will make skating around a comfortable, stress-free experience you'll return to again and again.

Party Central

4401 Viking Dr
Bossier City, LA 71111   Directions

(318) 742-7529


Want to find a whole day of family fun in one place? The fine staff at Party Central makes fun possible by not only being helpful, but working hard to ensure that you and your kids are safe while riding park attractions like the bumper cars, go karts, and boats. If you prefer to steer away from the rides, show off your gaming skills on the latest arcade games for all ages!

Red River Cruise

820 Clyde Fant Memorial Pkwy
Shreveport, LA 71101   Directions

(318) 564-3560


Whether you want to see an alligator up close or observe the natural beauty of the Red River and Cross Bayou, the Spirit of the Red River Cruise is a must-do while you're here. Not only will you be able to take in the picturesque scenery and indigenous wildlife that make your tour down the river so vivid, you'll also pass under at least four bridges that have played an important part in the Red River's history. The Oil Railroad Bridge, the Waddle "A Frame Bridge, The Texas Street Bridge and the Kansas City Southern and Southwestern Bridges are all structural marvels that are just part of this equally marvelous journey.

Sci Port: Louisiana's Science Center

820 Clyde Fant Pkwy
Shreveport, LA 71101   Directions

(318) 424-3466


Making science cool can be a difficult challenge, but at Sci Port: Louisiana's Science Center, learning and discovering are what the adventure of science is all about. Experience the Space Planetarium, the IMAX Theater, and several interactive exhibits and attractions that will draw you into the world of math, science and astronomy. By the time your day is done, you'll be amazed at how much you've learned!

Shreveport's Jubilee Zoo

6402 LA-1
Shreveport, LA 71107   Directions

(318) 929-7387


Going on a safari is an adventure all within itself, but getting to interact with the animals you see takes the whole safari idea to a higher level. And that's exactly the level you'll be on when you visit Shreveport's Jubilee Zoo. That safari, by the way, reflects Louisiana flavor as it performs double duty as a hayride! There's also a petting zoo, a moonwalk, picnic areas and carousel ponies, just to mention a few of the fun attractions you'll experience on this all-day adventure. All of nature's wildlife is within your reach, and when it is all gathered together in such an accessible, engaging place like the Jubilee Zoo, you'll want the celebration to continue for as long as possible.

Splash Kingdom Waterpark Shreveport

7670 W 70th St
Shreveport, LA 71129   Directions

(318) 938-5475


Great rides, an excellent place for parties, and a surprisingly delicious menu all make Splash Kingdom Water Town the place for lots of great family fun and water recreation. And even though the older kids will enjoy the bigger slides, the younger members of the family will enjoy the wading pools and play areas.

The Robinson Film Center

617 Texas St
Shreveport, LA 71101   Directions

(318) 459-4122


The Robinson Film Center isn't just a place to watch movies. It is a portal to the future of film making in Shreveport, with special programs designed to create interest and awareness in the art of movie making and all that goes into their production and marketing. Various summer camps, lectures and seminars are held to bring this fascinating field to those interested in developing their talents in front of or behind the camera. Also, the Robinson Film Center does offer the chance to screen new releases, which sometimes include artier films that don't get shown in the commercial multiplexes.

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