Play a Round of Golf or Visit Camp Beauregard
The Country Inn & Suites, Pineville, LA makes it easy to surprise your favorite soldier at Camp Beauregard, situated only 10 minutes away, or to attend an event at Pineville Convention Center, located next door. When you’re ready to relax, you can find your inner peace in the serenity of Kisatchie National Forest or place bets at Jena Choctaw Pines Casino. Animal lovers can learn about kookaburras, jaguars, dwarf crocodiles and more than 150 other species at Alexandria Zoo, and corporate travelers enjoy meeting colleagues on the greens at OakWing Golf Club.
- Alexandria Zoo (6.8 miles)
See more than 500 animals representing 160 species, from the Indian blue peafowl to the lionfish. Don’t leave without visiting the Land of the Jaguar exhibit or riding the Bayou Le Zoo Choo Choo, a scale model of a C.P. Huntington steam engine that takes you through the park.
Phone: +1 (318) 441-6810
- Gone Wild Safari (3.6 miles)
Camels, ostriches and parakeets inhabit this open-air safari park. Visit the petting zoo and let your children explore freely on the playground.
Phone: +1 (318) 787-6902
- Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site (4.4 miles)
Fort Buhlow and Fort Randolph were earthwork structures built on the Red River in 1864 by Confederate soldiers who were expecting a military engagement from Union forces. Take a guided tour to learn more about Louisiana’s Civil War history.
Phone: +1 (318) 484-2390
- Kent Plantation House (5 miles)
Constructed in 1796, prior to the Louisiana Purchase, this well-preserved historical home offers a glimpse of life in Louisiana during the colonial era.
Phone: +1 (318) 487-5998
- Kisatchie National Forest (0.7 miles)
This 604,000-acre national forest protects the beautiful bayous and woodlands of Louisiana and offers opportunities for hiking, horseback riding, fishing, camping and more.
Phone: +1 (318) 473-7160
- OakWing Golf Club (6.5 miles)
This 18-hole golf course blends in beautifully with Louisiana’s rolling hills and bayous. Visit the world-class clubhouse, golf shop and practice facilities.
Phone: +1 (318) 561-0260
Other Popular Attractions
- Alexandria International Airport (AEX) (9.3 miles)
Fly with American Airlines, Delta or United at AEX, only about twenty minutes from the hotel.
Phone: +1 (318) 449-3504
- Camp Beauregard (5 miles)
This military base covers 12,500 acres and is the primary training facility for the Louisiana National Guard.
Phone: +1 (318) 290-5600
- Jena Choctaw Pines Casino (9.2 miles)
Put on your poker face and test your luck at Texas Hold’em, or try your hand at the slot machines in this 46,000-square-foot entertainment center and casino.
Phone: +1 (318) 648-7773
- Louisiana College (2.5 miles)
This private Baptist college offers a liberal arts education with degrees in business, teaching, nursing, the arts, Christian studies and more.
Phone: +1 (318) 487-7011
- Silver Dollar Pawn and Jewelry Center (6.4 miles)
Owned and operated by the DeRamus family, this 20,000-square-foot retail and loan outlet includes three large warehouses and a restoration facility, making it much more than your average pawn shop.
Phone: +1 (318) 487-6005
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