Alexandria is a humble city and parish seat located on the south bank of the Red River, Rapides Parish, Louisiana. If you are into arts and historical places, head over to the five renowned museums in the city such as the T.R.E.E. House, Arna Bontemps African American Museum, Alexandria Museum of Art, Louisiana History Museum and Kent Plantation House. If you are traveling with your kids, make sure you check out the Alexandria Zoo where they can see over 500 animals representing 160 species. Don’t forget to stay in a cozy hotel that offers discounts, too! Holiday Inn Express & Suites and La Quinta Inn & Suites offer great hotel discounts and remarkable amenities.