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Go Healthcare Staffing has some amazing traveler opportunities in the Pelican State. Louisiana is probably best known for the famous city of New Orleans. And when you start your next adventure in Shreveport or Alexandria, you’ll be driving distance from the famous NOLA and the endless spirit of Mardi Gras.
Start imagining your free-time, we’ve handpicked a few favorite highlights for you to enjoy.
On Assignment in Shreveport
Shreveport is on the banks of the Red River in the northwestern corner of Louisiana. The city boasts a population of just under 200,000 where about 60% report being unmarried and the median age is 36 years old. Shreveport offers some of the best southern food, casinos, events, and music.
Shreveport and neighboring Bossier City are probably best known for their casinos. Even if you’re not a gambler, you can count on fine dining and very upscale amenities at these establishments. Enjoy classic casino games — blackjack, craps, roulette, etc. —as well as live music venues and spas. Learn more here.
Southern University Museum of Art
A permanent collection at the Southern University Museum of Art
highlights works from the countries of West Africa. Traveling and pop-up exhibits showcase local, regional and national African American artists. The public can always enjoy access to the art and culture of the African and African American Diaspora. Explore more.
Thursdays in the Park features a free open-air concert and fare from local favorite food trucks and a colorful market. Don’t miss the annual Mudbug Madness Festival with a tribute to crawfish; the Red River Revel Arts Fest celebrates local food, music and art; and the CORK Wine Festival features more than 80 wines from around the world. Find endless options here.
Discover delectable and legendary dishes like gumbos, jambalayas and boiled crawfish at the Shreveport dining scene. There’s something for everyone, and way too many to list here. Click here for a guide to 440 popular picks.
Good news! When you need that extra jolt of caffeine you won’t have to search too far. Shreveport offers numerous coffee shops and cafes, which sounds just perfect for a busy traveler with long shifts. Here’s 5 top picks dedicated to the perfect cup of coffee.
On Assignment in Alexandria
Alexandria is almost the exact geographic center of Louisiana hence the city’s slogan: The Heart of Louisiana. About 44,000 people call Alexandria home, the median age is 37 years old and about 36% of the population report as married. Check out these top Alexandria attractions:
Alexandria Red River Festival
Hundreds attend this three-day festival to celebrate the arts, culture, and heritage of Central Louisiana. Set on the banks of the Red River, activities include local restaurants, an ArtWalk, Dragon Boat Races, street performers, crafts, food vendors, children’s activities, live music, and more. Details here.
Alexandria Zoological Park
This popular park spans 33 acres and features more than 160 species of animals. Now an icon, Alexandria Zoological Park opened in 1926 and today visitors enjoy more than 500 animals. Plan your trip here.
Treasure Chest Flea Market
There’s always something new at this charming market. Browse decorations, clothing, antique tools, jewelry, vintage furniture and more. This family business takes you back in time to find a treasure you will cherish. Take a peek.
Kent Plantation House
Kent Plantation House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, is an authentic Creole plantation house built circa 1796 prior to the Louisiana Purchase. The plantation house is one of the oldest standing structures in the state of Louisiana. Take a tour!
Dining Alexandria boasts some of the best cuisine in Louisiana. From crawfish to chicken and Cajun to modern marvels—there’s something to make every taste bud come alive. And, save room for some scrumptious bread pudding. Check out these hidden gems to satisfy every craving. More here.
Festivals, food, jazz and strolls under whispering Spanish moss
These are just some of the reasons you’ll want to consider Louisiana for your next travel assignment. To see all open positions in Louisiana, click here! Apply today and start soaking in some Southern hospitality.
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