A leisurely stroll through the covered walkway lined by Cypress and Tupelo trees takes you to a different world where Cicadas sing and American Bald Eagles soar in the sky. See the only known international boundary marker inside the continental U. Take it up a notch with something a little more exciting. When you're in Morgan City visit , or rollover to for a more relaxed shopping jonez. The weekly outdoor cinema series features family-friendly movies in parks and public spaces throughout Shreveport and Bossier City.
Venture through the marsh land and spot an alligator at the observation tower along the 1. Spend Saturday morning at the Farmers Market. It is the last remaining of about 50 markers placed up and down the Sabine River in the 1840s identifying the national border. Enjoy physical exercise at the Gymnasium which has a stage, balcony, conference room, meeting room and 6500 square feet floor area. Whether you want George MacDonald or Tim O'Brien, the has a multitude of great libraries and reading rooms.
See multiple-medium religious-themed art at the Chauvin Sculpture Garden. Travel to the top of the tallest state capitol in the United States. While you're in town be sure to check out or sample some of the other great local places like or. Still uncertain if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. If the Mississippi River were to experience a major course change in the vicinity of the Old River Control Structure or Morganza Spillway, the main channel of the river would likely enter the Gulf of Mexico near Morgan City instead of New Orleans. Every Thursday between 5 -7 p.
Free maps at the local tourist center chart the 29-mile loop among historic plantations and notable sites. An interesting related photo opportunity is the historic Hotel Bentley in downtown Alexandria, which served as the temporary quarters for military leaders including George Patton, Omar Bradley, Dwight Eisenhower and Henry Kissinger. Looking for a place to relax and enjoy numerous Bud's, or meet like minded people who like to get completely warped while you're in Morgan City. Light Up the Lake for Christmas. Morgan City has a unique assortment of historical landmarks for those who want to get in touch with history to explore.
Not only can visitors see great art here, they can also learn about them during free, educational events like gallery talks, lectures, and convocations Play a round of disc golf at the course on Clyde Fant Parkway near downtown Shreveport. Enjoy the atmosphere of live music, a parade, Holiday House Christmas Market, and the Spectacle of Lights. Jambalaya Park also offers free concerts in the spring. There are some amenities nearby. Take your family out to see a movie; it will be quiet but it will still be an excellent bonding experience. Locales range from art galleries to historic cemeteries. Or drop by the pro shop at , check out the latest gear from Taylormade or maybe pick up the new Titleist Scotty Cameron Studio Select Squareback 2 Midsize Mallet Putters then cruise the cart over to the 19th hole Know of a place that's a total albatross? The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, connecting the New Orleans suburb of Metairie to the city of Mandeville is 24 miles long.
See prehistoric Native American mounds. It was built in 1898. You will love to touch, caress and hold the baby animals, chickens, rabbits and ducklings. Visit multiple museums focusing on art, science, history and culture. Pick a librarian's brain: Librarians can be great resources for either helping with your research or recommending books that you might be interested in.
This 29-acre park features walking paths, canoe and boat launches, kids playground and Spray Ground water park. Fishing, relaxing, shelling, birding or crabbing can be found along the 26 mile stretch of Gulf of Mexico Beaches. The spectacular art pieces of the local, as well as regional artists, will definitely impress you and you can have an insight of the local arts. Down something exciting like a Cassis Screwdriver, Bloody Mary or possibly a B. Get the dog's leash and visit or maybe stop by and check out a copy of Broken by A.
Glide along the Lakefront Promenade. Going on a fishing trip at the nearest Lake or River is one of the things to do in Morgan City Louisiana. . It seems like you can find art in every corner of New Orleans — the galleries on Julia and Royal Streets, the Mid-City and Bywater art markets, Jackson Square vendors and so much more. The entire town is adorned with holiday lighting nightly throughout December, with free concerts and fireworks shows every weekend.
Hop Aboard the T-N-T Express Thursday Night Trolley Tour. The first Church built on this site was constructed in 1785, making St. Toledo Bend Country Enjoy challenging biking at the mountain biking trail at Cypress Bend Resort and the trail along the Toledo Bend Forest Scenic Byway. The largest concentration of fires on the Mississippi River celebrating the arrival of Papa Noel are located in and around the towns of Gramercy, Lutcher and Paulina. Shop for mansions on St. This Irish pub with a Louisiana attitude is a local favorite and offers live music throughout the week and no cover.