• Kent Plantation House

    3601 Bayou Rapides Road Alexandria, LA 71315 United States - Phone: 318-487-5998 or 318-487-5660
    One of the oldest standing structures in the central Louisiana, this French Creole plantation house anchors a complex of authentic Antebellum buildings and contains numerous exhibits that depict Louisiana history and plantation life from 1795 to 1855. Tours are available.
  • Alexandria Historical & Genealogical Museum

    503 Washington Street Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-487-8556
    Built in 1907 as a library, with funds from the Andrew Carnegie Foundation, and listed on the National Historic Register, this extensive genealogical resource includes colonial archives and French and Spanish records for the Louisiana territory. A historical and educational museum, as well as a Louisiana history museum are also on site.
  • Alexandria Zoological Park

    3016 Masonic Drive Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-473-1143 ext. 10
    Featuring over 500 animals native to Africa, Asia, Australia, South America and North America, including 20 endangered species, in exhibits resembling their natural habitats, this zoo encompasses over 30 shaded acres and also features the award-winning Louisiana Habitat Exhibit which highlights Louisiana wildlife, architecture, industry and culture. A variety of special events and educational programs are offered throughout the year.
  • Fort Jesup

    32 Geoghagan Road Alexandria, LA 71449 United States - Phone: 318-256-4117,888-677-5378
    Once a military post established and commanded by Lieutenant Zachary Taylor, this state historic fort was responsible for establishing law and order in what had been the "Neutral Ground" between the United States and Spain when fighting to establish the western border of the US. One kitchen is the only historic structure remaining from the original large reservation. A reconstructed officers' quarters contains visitor information, a gift shop, and interpretive exhibits. Demonstrations of frontier skills are offered daily.
  • St Francis Xavier Cathedral

    626 Fourth Street Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-445-1451
    Restored in 1977, this Neo-Gothic structure boasts some of the most beautiful stained glass windows in the state. The rose windows in the apex of the transept is the largest in the state and the main altar is hand-carved walnut. Filled with highly symbolic pieces and given its rich history, a visit to this Cathedral offers a lesson in the history of the parish and community as well as the Catholic church and its teachings.
  • Alexandria Levee Park

    3621 Bayou Rapides Road Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318-352-7446
    Overlooking the beautiful Red River, this scenic park has numerous features including a three lane boat launch, a 150-foot floating wharf, an outdoor amphitheater, three picnic shelters, 22 picnic tables, barbecue grills, hiking trails, and a children's playground.
  • T.R.E.E. House

    1403 Third Street Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-619-9394
    Standing for The Rapides Exploratory Education House (T.R.E.E. House), this wonderful museum is designed for children of all ages who will love learning and experimenting with math, science, and the world around them through hands-on, interactive exhibits.
  • Buhlow Fun Park

    1715 Monroe Highway Alexandria, LA 71360 United States - Phone: 318-442-5110
    A big variety of entertainment is available at this family amusement center that features two go-cart tracks, 18 holes of miniature golf, a batting cage, and a game room with over 30 of the most recent video and arcade games available. A popular spot for birthday parties. Full concession stand is also on site.
  • Rapides Parish Library

    411 Washington Street Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-442-1858
    A medium-sized public library serving Rapides Parish County in central Louisiana, this library provides information, cultural, educational, and recreational materials that include books, reference materials, magazines, newspapers, and audiovisual media.
  • Jump-N-Jive

    910 Expressway Alexandria, LA 71360 United States - Phone: 318-448-3292
    A wonderful indoor play place for children of all ages, Jump-N-Jive is filled with large inflatable jumpers and slides, a 30 foot climbing cage and plenty of open space to just run around. Excellent birthday party packages that include special party rooms and a private diva area for dressing up and singing with friends are available. All parties are private and you must book in advance. There are some open play times during the week for toddlers and children after school. Please call for a schedule before you go.
  • Oriental Wok

    6 North Bolton Avenue Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-448-8247
    Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week, this busy restaurant offers Cantonese, Mandarin, Szechuan, Hunan and Shanghai specialties as well as a great sushi bar. Most popular dish is Tiny Spicy Chicken.
  • Robbie G's

    5859 Jackson Street Extension Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318-443-8621
    Delicious fried and grilled seafood, boiled crawfish and ice-cold beer. This small and informal restaurant has a laid back atmosphere and many repeat customers. Serving lunch Tuesday thru Friday and dinner Tuesday thru Saturday.
  • Cottage Restaurant

    1465 Dorchester Drive Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-448-4220
    A local favorite for lunch, this restaurant serves fine American cuisine and is known for their shrimp bisque. They are open Monday through Saturday for lunch only; closed on Sunday.
  • Tunk's Cypress Inn

    9507 Highway 28 West Alexandria, LA 71409 United States - Phone: 318-487-4014
    Locals flock to this well known establishment for a great selection of seafood items including oysters, shrimp, alligator, crawfish and delicious steaks. Perched on the banks of beautiful Lake Kincaid, you can enjoy the oyster bar which features live music nightly or bring a crowd to one of the three banquet rooms. They are open Monday through Saturday for dinner only; closed on Sunday.
  • El Reparo

    550 MacArthur Drive Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318-487-0207
    An extensive selection of Mexican dishes such as fajitas, chimichangas, chalupas, taquitos, and quesadillas are served at this restaurant that also offers children's plates, delicious margaritas, fine wines, and desserts. They are open daily for lunch and dinner.
  • Eddie's Bayou BBQ and Catering

    1024 MacArthur Drive Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318-473-0306
    Satisfy your craving for barbecue at this restaurant that specializes in delicious Cajun style barbecue complete with homemade side dishes. Complete catering services are available. They are open daily for lunch and dinner.
  • Bistro On The Bayou

    1321 Chappie James Avenue Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-445-7574
    An excellent choice for fine dining in the Alexandria area, the Bistro offers an interesting selection of fresh Gulf seafood, prime steaks and pasta dishes, all prepared with that special Louisiana touch. Restaurant and travel writers and critics rate the Bistro on the Bayou "As good as the best in New Orleans." Lunch is served from 11:00 - 1:30, Monday through Friday, and offers more casual fare. Serving dinner Monday through Saturday. Private dining and meeting facilities are also available for parties of two to four hundred.
  • Atwood's Bakery

    1125 MacArthur Drive Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318-445-5134,800-374-8236
    "Baking memories since 1977," this award winning bakery is a local favorite for fresh breads, delicate pastries, doughnuts, and elegant wedding cakes. Atwood's also offers a wonderful lunch special on Tuesday thru Saturday. Unique salads, deli sandwiches on fresh baked bread and delicious soups made from scratch. Hours : Tuesday & Wednesday 6AM-6PM, Thursday & Friday, 6AM-10PM, Saturday 6AM-4PM. They are closed Sunday and Monday.
  • Outback Steakhouse

    3217 MacArthur Drive Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-442-0303
    No rules, just right. This popular franchise serves great steaks and has a lively bar. Plan ahead, it's usually crowded.
  • Outlaw's Barbecue

    818 MacArthur Drive Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318-443-8723
    This locally owned and operated restaurant serves great smoked beef, pork and chicken. Choose a platter with side orders or a sandwich with fries. Giant loaded baked potatoes are the best. A drive-thru makes to-go-orders very popular. Inside dining is casual and kid friendly. Open daily from 11:00 AM until 10:00 PM.
  • Suburban Garden

    3322 Jackson Street Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-442-6974
    A local favorite serving traditional Italian dishes for 60 years. Delicious ravioli, lasagne, spaghetti and fresh baked bread served by candlelight. You'll feel as if you have stepped back in time. Full bar adjacent to the main dining room. Open Tuesday thru Saturday from 4:30 until 10:30 PM.
  • Spirit's

    1260-H Texas Avenue Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-445-4491
    Spirits is indeed a local favorite. Whether you are meeting co-workers for lunch or looking for a relaxing dinner with family, Spirits offers it all. Famous for their fresh salads, they also serve delicious burgers and po-boys, pasta and fresh fish nightly. Live music every Wednesday night. Open for lunch Monday thru Friday, 11:00 until 2:30 and for dinner Tuesday thru Friday, 5:00 - 10:00.
  • Chili's

    2291 MacArthur Drive Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-442-3222
    A popular restaurant chain with a full menu of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, pasta, steaks, ribs and more. The casual atmosphere is perfect for families.
  • Critic's Choice

    5208 Rue Verdun Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318-445-1680
    One of two locations in Alexandria serving delicious Philadelphia steak sandwiches, hoagies and oven grinders. Their second location is downtown at 415 Murray Street. Both restaurants are open for lunch Monday thru Friday from 10:30 until 2:00. For dinner, the Rue Verdun location is open Tuesday thru Saturday. Both locations are closed on Sunday.
  • Logan's Roadhouse

    2820 MacArthur Drive Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-443-3550
    Eat your peanuts and throw the shells on the floor! This restaurant chain is perfect for families. The lively atmosphere and extensive menu will please young and old.
  • Bellino's Restaurant

    4619 A Jackson Street Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-767-5980
    Bellino's Restaurant offers homemade Italian cuisine, thick steaks and fresh gulf seafood with a genuine New Orleans touch. Savor their overstuffed po-boys, seafood and great desserts. Also offers a top-of-the-line wine list.
  • Beef

    5803 Coliseum Boulevard, Suite A Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318-442-4233
    A fun, family-friendly neighborhood pub where diners can pick from a menu that is varied and sometimes includes an Irish twist on traditional favorites. This is a great place for viewing the game with tons of televisions broadcasting an array of sporting events.
  • Diamond Grill

    924 Third Street Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-448-8989
    Housed in a beautifully renovated turn-of-the-century building, Diamond Grill's upscale atmosphere pairs well with its wonderful menu. Fresh seafood, aged beef and delicious chef's specials can be enjoyed each night. The Mezzanine Bar offers an extensive wine and martini list. The third-floor dining room will accommodate all kinds of private events, holiday parties and corporate functions.
  • B.J.'s Pizza House

    902 Versailles Blvd. Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318-448-4104
    When you are looking for pizza with home-baked flavor, try B.J.'s Pizza. They are generous with their toppings and offer three locations for convenient delivery or dining in. Other menu items include, spaghetti with meatballs, salads, muffulettas and po-boys. All locations serve a lunch buffet from 11:00am -1:30PM. Pineville, 318-445-9249 and Ball, 318-640-2983.
  • Roly Poly

    1707 Metro Drive, Suite I Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-767-8772
    Roly Poly serves delicious rolled sandwiches on fresh flour or whole wheat tortillas. Fillings include everything from classic ham, turkey or cheese to inventive curried chicken, fruit chutneys and hummus. They also offer hot pressed sandwiches and a variety of soups and salads.
  • Sake Sushi

    2159 North Mall Drive Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-487-0288
    Offering traditional Japanese cuisine,fresh sushi and sashimi, soups, salads and a full service bar. This popular lunch spot offers a Bento box and lunch roll combo with fifteen choices. For dinner, choose from delicious nightly specials like Chilean sea bass, black pepper tuna, or the fantastic volcano roll, one of over forty rolls on their menu. Open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00AM-10:PM and Friday & Saturday from 11:00AM-11:00PM.
  • Carino's Italian Grill

    3213 MacArthur Drive Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318-767-5942
    This casual dining restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere that everyone loves. Carino's offers an extensive menu of what they call "country Italian cuisine." Appetizers include broiled stuffed mushrooms, hand-breaded calamari, and Italian nachos. If you are hungry for a little something more, traditional favorites like baked cheese tortellini, chicken marsala, baked lasagna, salads, paninis and pizza is also available. Carino's is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner and curbside carry-out is offered.
  • Los Portales

    2071 North Mall Drive Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-443-5556
    Open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Los Portales serves authentic Mexican cuisine that is prepared daily. Menu items include such favorites as tacos, burritos, enchiladas, nachos, fajitas, and quesadillas. Over 30 combination plates are available to choose from.
  • Fant's Seafood

    6300 Old Shreveport Highway Alexandria, LA 71360 United States - Phone: 318-640-6699
    Nothing fancy, this local favorite offers good ol
  • Paradise Catfish Kitchen

    4820 Monroe Highway Alexandria, LA 71405 United States - Phone: 318-640-5032
    Welcome to Paradise, a fantastic place to enjoy fried catfish! Throw your peanut shells on the floor while you sip on fresh brewed sweet tea. Paradise Catfish also features a great salad bar.
  • Jimmy J's Barnyard BBQ

    U.S. Highway 65 Alexandria, LA United States - Phone: 318-640-2990
    A favorite for hot barbeque cooked over hickory and pecan, Jimmy J's makes their special barbeque sauce in small batches to insure freshness. The menu also includes 1/2 pound hamburgers and baked potatoes. Jimmy J's Barnyard BBQ is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • The Main Dish and More

    1426 Metro Drive Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318-448-1830
    A terriffic casual lunch spot offering homemade soups, sandwiches, po-boys and salads. A hot lunch choice of lasagna or chicken and wild rice is also available. The Main Dish sells a large variety of "gourmet to go" items. Fresh and frozen casseroles, side dishes, soups, desserts and more....ready to heat and eat, making your busy life a little easier.
  • Terra Home

    1355 Peterman Drive Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318-561-0079
    A variety of unique home and garden furnishings is available at this eclectic gift store that also carries silver and fashion jewelry, fun and functional gifts, lamps, and mirrors. Full service custom embroidery services are available.
  • John Ward Interiors and Gifts

    1504 Metro Drive Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318-442-3303
    One of the finest gift shops in the area, this shop carries exquisite decorative accessories, lighting fixtures, specialty hardware and home accents. They offer multiple lines of china, crystal, and silver, as well, as jewelry, baby items, and gourmet selections. A complete bridal registry is available.
  • Ala Mode

    4104 Jackson Street Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-443-0440
    A combination ladies boutique and tea room that carries a beautiful selection of ladies clothing, lingerie, jewelry, accessories, and unique gifts plus serves a wide variety of delicious sandwiches, soups, salads, desserts, and wonderful almond tea.
  • Pattons Fine Jewelry

    4801 Jackson Street Extension Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318-445-2723,800-728-8660
    For over 50 years, Pattons' staff has been offering a lovely selection of fine jewelry at a fair and competitive price.
  • Renegade Harley-Davidson

    2030 North Mall Drive Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-448-1509,866-751-2720
    Renegade Harley-Davidson is a full scale Harley-Davidson dealership with parts, service, motorcycle sales and motor clothes offered. They also have motorcycle rentals and the onsite Riders Edge Academy of Motorcycling.
  • Southern Chic

    3200 Jackson Street Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-445-7887
    Located in the Jackson Square Shopping Center, Southern Chic offers a diverse selection of gifts and home decor. They also feature a corporate gift service and a bridal registry.
  • Budget Blinds

    1361 MacArthur Drive Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318-443-9730
    Budget Blinds offers the highest quality and affordable custom window coverings. Call them for professional measurements and installation of draperies, shutters, valances, window shades and wooden blinds.
  • Brown's Furniture Showplace

    616 MacArthur Drive Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318-484-2808
    Open since 1939, they are proud to offer quality living, dining, and bedroom furniture.
  • Kristin's Konfections

    5811-A Masonic Drive Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-767-1504
    Kristin's Konfections specializes in high quality wedding, baby shower, and specialty cakes, custom made to your specifications.
  • Gallery of Dreams

    1335 Peterman Drive Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-443-9119
    A diverse selection of artists are represented at Gallery of Dreams in Alexandria, Louisiana.
  • Delicious Art

    1434D Dorchester Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-451-2177
    Delicious Art is a gift shop that features juried fine art and fine crafts promoting the work of local and regional artists.
  • Run Wild

    4611 Jackson Street #B Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318-445-9735
    Central Louisiana's only run, walk, swim, and fitness specialty shoppe. Run Wild's experienced staff can watch you walk and suggest the appropriate class of shoe for you - based on your foot mechanics and needs. In addition to the best in athletic shoes, apparel and accessories, Run Wild also has an incredible line of sandals and casual, everyday footwear. Run Wild is "the home of happy feet."
  • Silver Dollar Pawn and Jewelry Center

    2417 Lee Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-487-6005
    The Tiffany's of Pawn Shops. Guns, guitars, and gold. Lots of jewelry. Hunting and fishing equipment and gear. 17,000 square feet of merchandise, Louisiana's largest liquidation broker.
  • Dewey Wills Wildlife Management Area

    1995 Shreveport Highway Alexandria, LA 71360 United States - Phone: 318-487-5885
    Approximately 60,276 acres owned by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and managed for wildlife as well as outdoor recreation, this wildlife management area was once heavily cut for industry and is now a mixture of bottomland hardwoods. Excellent sport and commercial fishing, hunting, boating, hiking, and campsites are available.
  • Valentine Lake Recreation Area

    3727 Government Avenue Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-445-9396
    This 46-acre lake and recreational area in Kisatchie National Forest offers hiking and biking trails, picnic facilities, camping units, swimming, fishing and paddle boats.
  • Cotile Recreation Area

    75 Cotile Lake Road Alexandria, LA 71409 United States - Phone: 318-793-8995
    Home of the Red River Ramblers Camper Club, this man-made recreational area offers approximately 1,775 acres of water and camping areas, as well as swimming with bathhouse facilities nearby, waterskiing, fishing, picnic areas, and boating. There are 100 spaces with hookups available for campers and tents.
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car

    1607 MacArthur Drive Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318- 445-0099
    Nationally known car rental company that provides high quality vehicles plus free pickup and delivery services.
  • National Car Rental

    1303 Billy Mitchell Road Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318-448-1122
    Offers a wide range of rental vehicles that will fit any budget.
  • Budget

    501 Macarthur Drive Alexandria, LA 71303 United States
    Provides no-hassle vehicle rentals to service all your travel needs with its large fleet of compact, mid-size, full-size, sport utility, and luxury model vehicles.
  • Alamo

    1855 Steryx Road Alexandria, LA 71301 United States - Phone: 318-448-4414,800-Go Alamo
    This company provides quality vehicles to customers at the most popular travel destinations.
  • Avis

    1303 Billy Mitchell Boulevard Alexandria, LA 71303 United States - Phone: 318-487-1553
    Provides top brand vehicle rentals for business or leisure while striving to earn customer loyalty.
  • A Limo 4 U Limousine, Tour and Travel

    1617 Branch Street Alexandria, LA 71302 United States - Phone: 318-561-2271
    Open 24-hours a day and offers stretch limousines, town cars for airport shuttle, 20-passenger party buses and 47-passenger MCI Air Ride charter buses. "When you need a ride, you need A Limo 4 U Limousine, Tour & Travel."