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City officials just announced that the Alex Winter Fête is coming back bigger and better than ever in Alexandria/Pineville, located in the heart of Louisiana. This year’s event, Dec. 1, 2, and... more
The Most Wonder Fete Time of the Year
As I drive the streets of downtown Natchitoches, I can’t deny the excitement that’s building up inside of me. All around there are Halloween decorations popping up, signaling the... more
Zoo Boo
Time is quickly ticking away until Christmas. That’s insane. It seems like we were just putting away last year’s Christmas decorations and starting the New Year teeming with hopes, dreams... more
Rockets Over the Red, Nov. 26, in downtown Shreveport, La.
Christmas in Roseland, Christmas on Caddo Fireworks Festival and the Camping World Independence Bowl are among top annual holiday events.From Nov. 13 to Dec. 31, 2016, there are more than two dozen... more
Rockets Over the Red - Holiday Trail of Lights
Congratulations! You’ve officially survived the pre-Christmas frenzy. With Christmas Day festivities behind us and minimal gift wrap-induced paper cuts, it is officially time to celebrate. You... more
Flying Heart Brewing
As you saw in our Taste of the Trail Alexandria/Pineville blog, these Cenla (read, Central Louisiana) cities don’t mess around when it comes to producing some of the best locally-owned... more
Shop the Trail - Alexandria-Pineville
Christmas is right around the corner, which means you need to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. That’s a lot of pressure. Luckily, Monroe and West Monroe have all of your... more
Monroe-West Monroe Shopping on Holiday Trail of Lights
The countdown to Christmas has officially begun. It is crunch time. You’ve already been to a handful of holiday parties between the obligatory office/co-worker celebration, Friendmas (read,... more
The City of Minden is known for its small-town charm, unparalleled hospitality, and friendly people. The “friendliest city in the south,” as it was named, is home to both incredible... more
Chicken Carciofi at Roma Italian Bistro
Natchitoches, Louisiana is known for so many things. It is the oldest city in the Louisiana Purchase, it was voted the Best Southern Small Town last summer, it is host to the famous Natchitoches... more
Another year, another Handmade Holiday at Rhino Coffee! This Shreveport tradition is an annual celebration of local art, handmade goods, as well as the community that makes them. Shop for one-of-a-... more
Holiday Gifts Rhino Coffee Shreveport - Holiday Trail of Lights
Alexandria/Pineville is home to many local restaurants, ranging from casual to fine dining. The localism that the two cities pride themselves on is so incredible, and the support that these locally-... more
Boudin Balls
ChocoMint MochaIf you need a pick-me-up while holiday shopping in Shreveport-Bossier City, then head to Bon Temps Coffee Bar for delicious, fresh coffee. Bon Temps Coffee Bar is Shreveport's... more
Bon Temps Coffee Bar
It's the most wonderful time of the year: Christmas Festival. In Natchitoches, Louisiana, this means witnessing the magical transformation of our historic city into a complete wonderland. Picture... more
Hey it’s me, Holly the Holiday Trail of Lights Elf! That’s right—straight from the North Pole and all the way to North Louisiana to celebrate the HOLLYdays the right way (that is,... more
Holly, the Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights Elf, at AlexWinterFête press conference held to announce the new winter-season festival to the area. Alexandria/Pineville will be hosting an amazing... more
Holly, the Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights Elf, at AlexWinterFête press conference held to announce the new winter-season festival to the area.
If you’re like me, you have a million people to check off of your holiday shopping list. I’ve already got my Black Friday Target route planned. My goal is to get in and out as fast as... more
This year, Natchitoches will celebrate its 89th Annual Christmas Festival. If you’ve never been to Natchitoches, (which, first, shame on you) you should know that locals are seasoned to expect... more
Deemed the “Friendliest City in the South,” Minden, Louisiana will kick off the holiday season this month with long-standing traditions and events that are perfect for any family’s... more
Rhino Coffee located at 721 Southfield Road in Shreveport is joining forces with the Robinson Film Center on October 31st to screen The Blair Witch Project at 8 p.m. The film will be played in Rhino... more
2015 Watch the Blair Witch Project at Rhino Coffee Oct. 31
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