May 21, 2018
Regional Spotlight: Sportsman's Paradise
Posted by: Mae Mayeux
Located in Northern Louisiana, Sportsman’s Paradise is a mecca for outdoor lovers of all stripes. Whether you come to camp, fish, hike, or birdwatch, you will find plenty to love about this lesser-known corner of the state. Adventure lovers from all across the country flock to Sportsman’s Paradise to experience its diverse wildlife, lush vegetation, and sparkling, fish-filled lakes. In addition to its abundant outdoor offerings, Sportsman’s Paradise also boasts a rich history and colorful local culture. Within the region, you’ll find Civil War battlefields, the cities where both Elvis Presley and Hank Williams Sr. got their start, and the small town where Bonnie and Clyde took their final ride. Shreveport and Bossier are cultural & nightlife hubs of the region whereas smaller towns like Winnsboro are perfect for a tranquil weekend getaway. Choose one of the Louisiana Bed & Breakfast Association’s unique properties to experience the outdoor adventure and traditional Southern character that make Sportsman’s Paradise such a beloved local destination.
2439 Fairfield “A Bed & Breakfast”
The 2439 Fairfield Bed & Breakfast is a charming hotel located in the heart of Shreveport’s Fairfield Historic District. Located on a lovely oak-lined street beside beautiful mansions and historic homes, 2439 Fairfield is a tranquil getaway with easy access to all of Shreveport’s major offerings. You will be close to Downtown, Great Raft Brewing, the Louisiana Boardwalk, Barksdale Air Force Base, the CenturyLink Center, and Festival Plaza, as well as numerous excellent museums, restaurants, and shops. Each of their four charming rooms is individually decorated to provide you with the best modern amenities without sacrificing its historic Southern charm.
Jackson Street Guest House
Jackson Street Guest House
Located in an idyllic 1900 cottage, the Jackson Street Guest House offers its guest “simple luxury” at its finest. The Jackson Street Guest House is located inside one of the oldest houses in Winnsboro, just down the road from the historic Franklin Parish Courthouse. You can enjoy all the comforts of home with the added benefits of staying at a first-rate bed & breakfast. That means delicious meals, afternoon tea, king-sized beds, and even a whirlpool tub. The crowning jewel of this property is its beautiful wrap-around porch, where you can spend the afternoon sipping sweet tea and watching the comings-and-goings of the neighborhood from one of its comfortable rocking chairs. There is also a cozy screened-in back porch, where guests love to read a book or enjoy a slice of Louisiana’s famous peach cobbler.
The Mansion At Red Hill
The Mansion at Red Hill is truly a Southern paradise. Situated on 85 sprawling acres dotted with tree groves and ponds stocked with bass, the Mansion at Red Hill is the perfect way to experience the beauty and luxury of Northern Louisiana. The Mansion features an executive suite, three bedrooms, an elevator, two living rooms, a dining room, library, a grand staircase foyer, and a peaceful rear courtyard. There is also a carriage house with 15 acres devoted to the loyal horses that pull the carriage. Located in the small down of Delhi, just off Interstate 20, The Mansion at Red Hill gives you easy access to a wide variety of area attractions, such as the Black Bear Golf Course, the Louisiana State Cotton Museum, Wild Country Safari Park, and Thomson’s Drug Store, the oldest continually operating drug store in the state. It is also a popular spot for weddings and events.
Planning a trip to Louisiana? Book a stay at one of the Louisiana Bed & Breakfast Association's many beautiful properties, located all across the state.