Living in Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
WELCOME TO SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CITY, LA…..The Twin Cities of North Louisiana…Separated by the Red River.
Bossier City is home to Barksdale Air Force Base, soon be home to Global Strike Command. Housing needs are increasing with the arrival of 1,000 new personal. Barksdale has been in our neighborhood for 75+ years, with more than 14,000 staffers, dependents and civilian workers, and is home to 8th Air Force’s Eaker Air & Space Operations Center.
Our area is a regional medical hub..offering everything from daily care to sophisticated neurological and transplant surgery…LSU-Health Science Center, Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, Overton Brooks VA Center, Sutton Children’s Medical Center (working with St. Jude’s), & the Bio-Medical Center. Our Shriner’s Hospital is the first of 22 hospitals to be opened in the Shriner’s system.
We offer several centers of higher education…LSU-Shreveport, Centenary College, Bossier Parish Community College, Vo-Tech, LSU-Med School, Southern University and a host of trade schools.
Sportsman’s Paradise.. Hunting & fishing abound! Red River, plus Cross Lake, Lake Bistineau, Cypress Lake, Caddo Lake..perfect for outdoor fun or everyday living! The Bassmaster Classic was in town, & The Women’s Bassmaster Tour is later this year. The downtown river front also offers shopping & recreational activities, including the Louisiana Boardwalk, a variety of restaurants & host of retailers. Several public boat-launches are on both sides of Red River as well as bike/hiking trails. Try your luck at one of 5-casinos or enjoy Louisiana Downs horse racing.
Sci-Port Science Center with 290 interactive exhibits in 92,000 sqft, was named one of the 10 best science centers in the country by Parents Magazine in 2008. Enjoy Alligator Park & Exotic Zoo. The American Rose Center is America’s largest park dedicated to roses with 20,000 roses on 118-acres. Thousands of visitors enjoy Christmas at Roseland. Chimp Haven, a nationally recognized sanctuary, is open to public.
Shreveport-Bossier offers a variety of housing options .. new construction, charming older homes built in 1900’s, or quiet country living! The choice is yours!
SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER IS A GREAT PLACE TO CALL HOME!
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