Bossier Louisiana Tourism At a Glance
Best Time to Visit Bossier City Louisiana
If you cant stand the heat, stay out of Louisiana during the summer! Unless youve come to gamble in the air-conditioned casinos well into the sultry night. However, other than the midsummer simmer, Bossier City has a pleasant year-round climate and makes a perfect getaway for folks fleeing the chill especially in the late fall and early spring. Click Here to find hotels in Bossier City. If you need additional visitor information for Bossier City, Click Here.
Average Bossier City Weather
If you are a heat-seeker, Bossier City wont disappoint you. Even January, the coldest month on the calendar, has highs in the mid 50s and it very seldom drops below freezing. July and August are steamy with average highs hitting the 90s. February, March, April, October and November have average highs in the 60s and 70s. Theres not much chance of a white Christmas; Decembers temperature ranges from the high 30s to the high 50s. May has the most rain at an annual average of over five inches. August has the least rain, averaging just less than two and one half inches.
Shreveport International Airport is a hub served by American Eagle, American Express, Atlantic Southeast, Continental Express, Delta, Northwest and US Airways. Budget, Hertz, and National car rental agencies all have airport locations. Amtrak has an unstaffed station in Isle of Capri Hotel in Bossier City; it provides a shuttle service to a rail depot in Marshall, Texas, a short 45-minute ride away. Numerous taxi and limousines services operate in the area.
Bossier City is one of those destinations where you can drop a bundle or take a bargain break. There is a range of hotel rooms from budget lodgings in the $40 to $50 range up to glamorous digs that will cost you upwards of $150 nightly. Dining is equally expansive; the casino tourists have stimulated restaurant growth so youll find restaurants ranging from sophisticated eateries offering international cuisine where dinner without wine costs around thirty per person to bargain beverages and inexpensive all-you-eats associated with the nearby casinos. Even if youve come to kick back and relax youll need to figure either gambling or sightseeing into the budget. Bossier City offers quite a few tempting historic home-guided tours and the offshore casinos are the primary reason for todays tourism.
Louisiana Tourism - Bossier City Attractions, Activities and Day Trips
Shreveport and Bossier City sit in each others back yard, and it would be a shame to visit one without experiencing the other. In season you wont want to miss North Americas largest rose garden. The American Rose Center in Shreveport consists of 118 acres of blooming beauty housing over 20,000 roses. Call (318) 938-5402 for more information. While you are in Shreveport you wont want to miss the opportunity to take a tour of the Red River and Cross Bayou, call (318) 424-3576 for further information.
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