Shop, golf, or find other fun things to do in Alexandria

Thanks to our location off US Highway 165, booking a room or suite at the Country Inn & Suites, Pineville, LA makes it easy to reach downtown Alexandria and popular area attractions like Kent Plantation House and Alexandria Zoo. You can visit a family member stationed at Camp Beauregard, situated less than 10 minutes away, or brush up on your Civil War knowledge at Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, less than three miles away. When you’re ready to unwind, enjoy a relaxing stroll on the hiking trails at Kisatchie National Forest or test your poker face at Jena Choctaw Pines Casino. Looking for things to do between meetings? Schedule a tee time with your colleagues on the greens at OakWing Golf Club.

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Camp Beauregard

1.48 mi / 2.39 km from the hotel
This military base covers 12,500 acres and is the primary training facility for the Louisiana National Guard.

Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site

2.75 mi / 4.42 km from the hotel
See the earthworks that made up Confederate forts Buhlow and Randolph from a raised boardwalk at this historic site. You can learn more about Louisiana’s Civil War history with a tour of the exhibits at the visitor center.

Gone Wild Safari

5.63 mi / 9.06 km from the hotel
Camels, ostriches, and parakeets inhabit this open-air safari park. Visit the petting zoo and let your children explore freely on the playground.

Louisiana Christian University

2.14 mi / 3.44 km from the hotel
Cheer on the Wildcats or take a tour of this private Baptist college, offering a liberal arts education with degrees in business, teaching, nursing, and the arts.

Alexandria Zoo

5.16 mi / 8.31 km from the hotel
See more than 500 animals representing 160 species at this zoo. 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.

Jena Choctaw Pines Casino

7.16 mi / 11.53 km from the hotel
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.

Kent Plantation House

5.14 mi / 8.27 km from the hotel
Constructed in 1796, prior to the Louisiana Purchase, this well-preserved historical home offers a glimpse of life in Louisiana during the colonial era.

OakWing Golf Club

6.63 mi / 10.68 km from the hotel
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.

Silver Dollar Pawn and Jewelry Center

4.76 mi / 7.66 km from the hotel
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.

Kisatchie National Forest

13.99 mi / 22.51 km from the hotel
The only national forest in Louisiana, Kisatchie National Forest offers something for everyone to enjoy, from hiking and horseback riding trails to fishing and boating opportunities.