Getting Here

Escape the city.  Embrace the byway.

Getting to the Boom or Bust Byway is easy. It is an easy drive starting just 15 minutes from downtown Shreveport on LA 1. If you are flying in from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Shreveport is a three-hour drive or if you drive up from New Orleans it is a five-hour drive. Here are some other cities and locations to help you figure out your distance to the Boom or Bust Byway.

  • Little Rock, Arkansas: 3 hours
  • Bossier City, Louisiana: 30 minutes
  • Dallas, Texas: 3 hours
  • Houston, Texas: 5 hours
  • Jackson, Mississippi: 3 hours
  • New Orleans, Louisiana: 5 hours
  • Shreveport, Louisiana: 25 minutes
  • Shreveport Regional Airport: 35 minutes

Spend a day taking The Ultimate Road Trip on The Boom or Bust Byway.

Downtown Shreveport Visitor Center

Looking for visitor information about Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana? Drop by the Downtown Shreveport Visitor Center, operated by Visit Shreveport-Bossier, and request the Official Visitors’ Guide to Shreveport-Bossier, as well as Boom or Bust Byway brochures.

629 Spring Street, Shreveport, LA 71101