If you are in the mood for some good OLE Southern cooking and some minor league baseball mixed in with some riverboat gambling – then Shreveport, Louisiana is the place to go. Famously known in the early 1900’s for it’s rows of saloons, brothels, voodoo and bluesmen like Lead Belly, it has cleaned up it’s act and is now home to many minor league baseball teams as well a great tourist spot for river boat gambling.
The Shreveport area is serviced by two airports -
Shreveport Regional Airport
Shreveport Downtown Airport
There is a lot to see and do in Shreveport and the best way to get around is by car. Both airports have all the major car rental agencies but the one everyone else is trying to beat for price and service is Enterprise. They go out of the way for you in service, quality of cars and pricing. Shreveport, Louisiana is very hot and humid in the summer months so be sure and get a rental car with a good air conditioner, you will need it.
During the spring and summer months you can always find a good baseball game to attend and the numerous places to get your southern fried food fix as well as visiting some of the old civil war historical sites. Then for your nighttime experience there are many river boat casinos to satisfy your gaming needs as well as great entertainment.
Tips For Renting A Car In Shreveport
1.Calling in advance of your trip and using a credit card instead of your debit card will give you the best price and guarantee you a car will be available when you arrive.
2.Have your rental agreement and insurance arraignments taken care of before you arrive to save time and money.
3.Always ask for any available discounts and an unlimited miles plan so you can drive anywhere without paying extra for the mileage.
This is Louisiana so be prepared to eat and worry about the diet another time.