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6 Fun Kids Activities in Ruston

May 16, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby, TMP

Entertaining kids can be tricky business, especially when traveling. We want to make your time in Ruston as family-friendly as possible so we've put together a list of the top 6 kids activities to experience in Ruston & Lincoln Parish! 

1. Enjoy Local Parks
Ruston & Lincoln Parish has an abundance of parks and play areas. With jungle gyms, covered [...]

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New Ruston Eats

May 8, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby, TMP

If you haven’t made a trip to Ruston, LA recently, you’ve been missing out on some seriously good eats! Downtown Ruston is now home to the area’s first brewery, a sports bar serving up tasty dishes from morning to night,  and a food truck with an ever-changing menu. Also new to the area is a quickly growing, Louisiana- based Italian joint. Read more below!

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Tourism Development Grants Available

April 19, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby, TMP


The Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau is now accepting applications for their matching grant program called Make It Happen. This is a tourism development matching grant program that aims to help create and fund special [...]

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Brunching at Beau Vines

April 13, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby, TMP

Sundays are a time for rest and relaxation. In Louisiana, Sundays are also for brunch. Whether you dine solo, with your best friend, special someone, or with the whole family – Beau Vines knows how to do brunch right.

Beau Vines Steakhouse in Ruston, LA serves up a gourmet brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 [...]

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Railroad Fest – A Celebration of Makers & Music

March 28, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby, TMP

Downtown Ruston offers some of the city’s most enjoyable events. On this list is one of our favorite festivals that highlights regional arts and music and celebrates the rich culture of Ruston and Louisiana – Railroad Makers & Music Festival. This event gives attendees the chance to shop works from talented [...]

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10 Reasons to Get Outside in Lincoln Parish

March 20, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby, TMP

Located in the center of North Louisiana, the city of Ruston is surrounded by tall pine trees, gorgeous state parks, and fish-filled bodies of water. Louisiana didn’t get the title of "Sportsman’s Paradise" without being a prime location for outdoor recreation and adventure, and Lincoln Parish is no exception. 

In the area, you’ll find a wide variety of [...]

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