Straddling the banks of the Red River, Louisiana's third largest city thrills visitors with its many cultural attractions and outdoor pursuits. The city dates back to the mid 19th Century, and you can find traces of it through the city in the form of grand historical edifices and monuments. The Red River, separating Shreveport from Bossier City is a big part of it's cultural identity. Take a riverboat cruise to take in beautiful vistas of the city or even try your luck and one of the casinos on the river. With a a year-round schedule of festivals, there's something always happening in the city.