About Alexandria


Let's have a look around into background of Alexandria

Let’s have a look around into background of Alexandria.

Background Details:

  • County:   Rapides Parish
  • State: Louisiana
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 31.290245
  • Longitude: -92.472157
  • Time zone: US/Central
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours

Weather in Alexandria

Climate:  humid subtropical 

Best Time to Visit: February - May

Location

Alexandria is a city, which is located in the central part of Louisiana.

Distance from Alexandria center to Airport

Alexandria International Airport

Driving Distance: 8 Miles/13 Km

Driving Time: 31 Mins

Languages: English Followed by Spanish, Vietnamese.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Alexandria International Airport 
  • Railways: Greyhound
  • Road: Bus: Greyhound.   Taxi: Browns Taxi

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Pineville,
  • Crowley,
  • West Monroe

Emergency Contact Numbers in Alexandria city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: +1 318-449-5099 (Police)
  • Airport: +1 318-449-3504 (Alexandria International Airport)
  • Railways: +1 318-445-4525(Greyhound)
  • Cab: +1 318-290-1576(Browns Taxi)

 

Tourist Attractions

  • Alexandria Zoological Park
  • Gone Wild Safari
  • Alexandria/Pineville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Theatre & Concerts

  • The Grand Theatre
  • Lagniappe Theatre Company
  • Coughlin Saunders Performing Arts Center

Visit Top Restaurants in Alexandria

  • Riley's by the River
  • Cavallario's Steak & Seafood
  • Josie's Pizza

Top Shopping Centers in Alexandria

  • Copeland's of New Orleans
  • Good People Kitchen
  • Cajun Landing Restaurant

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Alexandria Museum of Art
  • Louisiana History Museum
  • Arna Bontemps African-American

 

Sports Club

  • Gentlemen's Sports Club
  • Crossroads Soccer Association

 

Shelling Out Dollars

Restaraunts:

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant- 15.75 $

McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)- 6.89 $

Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) - 4.00 $

Information about Bissau

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Bissora,
  • Canchungo,
  • Farim

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Osvaldo Vieira International Airport

Airport

Osvaldo Vieira International Airport

Driving Distance: 9 miles / 14 km

Driving Time: 14 minutes

Languages: French followed by English

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – No tipping

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: No tipping
  • Housekeeper: No tipping
  • Concierge: Between No tipping

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: No tipping
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