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5 Fun Indoor Things to Do in Ruston

November 9, 2021Written by: Tori Davis

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With the weather getting colder, it’s the perfect time to head indoors for a fun and interactive experience. Whether you enjoy art, history, or adventure, there’s an exciting indoor activity for you in Ruston and Lincoln Parish. Check out these 5 must-visit indoor attractions:  1. Eddie G [...]

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7 Amazing Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors in Ruston, LA

April 13, 2021Written by: AJR Staff

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Love the outdoors? The tall pines and clear lakes of Ruston and Lincoln Parish are calling. North Louisiana has miles of trails worth exploring, a terrain made for mountain biking, and pine needle paths for strolling. You’ll discover countless species of birds along the way and catch more than your fair share of fish. In town, the vibrant art [...]

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Plan Your Ruston Staycation

February 23, 2021Written by: Tori Davis

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Everyone needs an escape, but you don’t have to travel far to find yours. Outdoor adventure, unique shopping, local flavor, and a thriving arts culture are practically in your backyard. Here’s a look at what to do, see, and eat in the area. For an unforgettable getaway, make yourself at home in Ruston! Do  [...]

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Why You Should Spend Your Vacation Days Locally

January 26, 2021Written by: Two Upright Tray Tables

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The high price of travel is one of the main reasons people don't use all of their vacation days. Vacation days are part of your salary, though. If you don't use them, you're giving money back to your employer and wearing yourself [...]

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Pet-Friendly Guide to Ruston

August 3, 2020Written by: Joanna Calhoun

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**Before visiting, we encourage you to check with individual businesses on any potential changes to their availability and/or hours. Rest assured that Experience Ruston is working closely with our partners to ensure your safety and health is the top priority.** It’s a given — you love being with your pets, and they definitely love being with you. But what happens wh [...]

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Local Attractions Reopen Safely

June 3, 2020Written by:

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Camp Collins Natural Horsemanship   With limitations on many businesses at this time, please remember to be flexible and always call ahea [...]

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Louisiana Tech Special Collections, Manuscripts & Archives

July 31, 2019Written by: Grant Artero

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Located in the heart of North Louisiana, Ruston has a wealth of history that adds to the special charm the city is known for. To help share this information with both visitors and locals, many museums are open to the public that specialize in this history. One of these museums is the [...]

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Celebrating Black History Month in Lincoln Parish

January 29, 2019Written by: Ruston Lincoln CVB Team

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February is a special month indeed with a holiday for sweethearts, a commemorative day for past presidents, and plenty of Mardi Gras festivities scattered throughout. What makes the month even more important is the celebration of African American life and history. Originating in 1926 as only a week-long celebration, today, the entire month of February is dedicated to honoring the heritage, ch [...]

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5 Holiday Travel Tips

January 1, 2018Written by: Tori Davis

With the holidays quickly approaching, we know that a lot of you will be traveling to see family and friends. Whether you’re loading up the car and taking a road trip or checking your bags at the airport and boarding a plane, we have some helpful tips to make your holiday travels a little bit easier. 1. Avoid peak travel dates.  While holiday traffic ja [...]

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Eddie G. Robinson Museum: Hidden Gem of North LA

May 4, 2016Written by: Derek J. Amaya

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Eddie Robinson won 408 college football games in his 57-year career, giving him the second most victories in NCAA Division I football (behind Joe Paterno with 409). Robinson’s commitment on and off the field resonates through the streets of Grambling, the halls of Grambling State University and the stands of the football stadium named after him. Not only did the lege [...]

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