When it comes to the holidays, Louisiana pulls out all the stops. For Christmas lights, towns like Natchitoches and the Acadian Village are absolutely enchanting, and who wouldn’t want to take a stroll through Celebration in the Oaks during the holiday season? There’s one extra special holiday attraction that’s coming to Louisiana this year, and you’re not going to want to miss it. The Holiday Express Train in Louisiana is coming again this season, as it makes its way across the country. It will be stopping in Shreveport on November 29, 2023, so hopefully you won’t have to travel far to see this incredible holiday display. All aboard!

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If you were to do a search for “Christmas train rides near me,” this Louisiana Christmas train would most certainly pop up at the top of the list!

If you would like to donate, check out the CPKC Holiday Train website, as well as the CPKC Facebook page, for more information.

Have you ever embarked upon the Holiday Express Train? If so, what was your favorite part? If not, are you planning on checking out the Holiday Express Train this season?  Let us know in the comments below!

If you’re interested in making a weekend trip to Shreveport, be sure to consider the Residence Inn Shreveport-Bossier City/Downtown.

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More Pelican State Adventures

Where can we find bike trails in Louisiana?

  • The New Orleans City Park Bike Paths in New Orleans features four miles trails and a wealth of amenities along the way.
  • The Tammany Trace traverses several small towns and extends some 30 miles long.
  • The Mississippi River Trail in Baton Rouge is an easy, level, 5-mile out-and back trail.

Read on to learn more about some of the other picturesque bike trails in Louisiana.

Where can we find popular bars in Louisiana?

  • MacFarlane’s Celtic Pub located in Lake Charles is a true taste of Ireland and has over 140 beers in stock.
  • Bayou Teche Brewing located in Arnaudville features craft beers design to complement Cajun and Creole cuisine and lifestyles
  • Luna Bar and Grill, which has locations in Lake Charles and Lafayette, serves what people call “sinfully delicious” cocktails named after iconic musicians and great food.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other popular bars in Louisiana.

Where are the biggest cities in Louisiana?

  • Shreveport is the third largest city in Louisiana and a great place for people who enjoy historic attractions.
  • The biggest city in Louisiana is New Orleans, which is world renowned for its music, food, culture, and stunning architecture.
  • Baton Rouge is the second largest city as well as the capital of the state, and its name means “The Red Stick” in French.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other small towns and big cities in Louisiana.