Toledo Bend


Just one of many great things about Northwest Louisiana is its convenient location to other great tourist attractions. Regardless of where one chooses to settle down in the region, cities that are sure to provide a wonderful day trip to remember are just a short drive away.

For those who have never visited Dallas, it’s a city that is well known for its nightlife and high-end shopping. This city is also rich in culture as well, offering both families and groups of singles plenty of opportunities to experience the city’s art and culinary scene. Also, Hot Springs is a treasure trove of historic buildings, including the bath houses its known for, along with ample arts and outdoor activities.

However, if exploring Louisiana sounds more appealing, New Orleans is the place to go. A veritable melting pot of various ethnicities, the Big Easy contains a culture so rich and diverse that taking one day to experience it all just may not be enough. The city hosts an incredible family experience in its Aquarium of the Americas, where an innumerable collection of wildlife can be observed. From the delicious food of the French Quarter to the unique shopping provided by the New Orleans Riverwalk, this Southern gem of a city never disappoints its visitors.

In Northwest Louisiana, abundant nature and outdoors experiences reign supreme. Toledo Bend, located just 70 miles south of Shreveport, adds to the region’s reputation as a place home to a variety of outdoors activities. From camping, to fishing, to hunting, the largest manmade lake in the southern United States never disappoints those looking to get away for the day.