About Alexandria La

Let's have a look around into background of Alexandria La

County: Rapides Parish
State: Louisiana
Country: United States
Latitude: 31.3111111
Longitude: -92.445
Time zone: Central Standard Time Zone
Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours

Weather in Alexandria La

Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
Best Time to Visit: March to June


Alexandria is the ninth-largest city in the state of Louisiana and is the parish seat of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States. It lies on the south bank of the Red River in almost the exact geographic center of the state. It is the principal city of the Alexandria metropolitan area which encompasses all of Rapides and Grant parishes. In 2010, the population was 47,723.

Distance from Alexandria La center to Airport

The closest major airport to Alexandria, Louisiana is Alexandria International Airport (AEX / KAEX).
Driving Distance: 8 miles / 13 km
Driving Time: 14 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

Airport:  Alexandria International Airport 
Rail: Amtrak: National Rail Passenger System.
Road: Bus: Greyhound Lines and Alexandria Transportation Authority.

Customs and Tipping

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

Nearby Tourist Cities



Chicago of Illinois is the third most populated city of the United States of America with a population of about 2.7 million.

  • Climate:  Humid Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to May and September to October
Tourist Attractions
  • Buckingham Fountain
  • Cloud Gate
  • Marquette Building

Los Angeles


It is located in the state of Florida of the U.S.A. with a population of about 5.5 million • Geographical Borders: o North - Florida Bay o East – Biscayne Bay o South – Lake Okeechobee o West – Florida Everglades • Geological: o Eastern Time Zone following UTS – 05:00 o Located right on top of Tropic of Cancer

  • Climate:  Mediterranean climate 
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May (Spring Season) and September to November (Fall Season).
Tourist Attractions
  • El Pueblo de Los Angeles
  • Universal CityWalk Hollywood
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk

New York


It is the most densely populated city of the state of New York of the U.S.A. with a population of about 8,550,405 (2015 Census)


New York’s climate ranges between the warm and humid subtropical to humid continental. The temperature falls below freezing point and snows profusely in January and February. Summers are warm marked by hot days and late sunset prevailing from June going way up till September. Winters season is chilly and crisp though the sky remains clear mostly. It lasts from November through April in northern New York, and retracts slightly early in the southern New York.

Summers can be a bit hot but the mild spring season and the autumn month makes for a perfect time to plan a trip to New York.

  • Climate:  Humid Subtropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to June and September to Early November  
Tourist Attractions

New York is an extremely lively city with lots of activities and places to visit. The whole list of choice gets somewhat overwhelming but its best to start with Manhattan’s topmost building; the Empire Square to get a bird’s eye view of the entire city from the 86th and 102nd floors that provide mesmerizing 360° view of the city or reserve a table at the 101st floor at the One World Observatory.

Kids simply love the Christmas tree and the ice rink at the Rockefeller Center combined with the tour of the NBC studios at the Top Of The Rocks.

Check out one of the most visited museums in the world; The Metropolitan Museum of Art which is the 10th most viewed museum in the world. The American Museum of Natural History at the top of the list of the best Science museums in the world.

Walk through the themed rooms of the Madam Tussauds Museum which houses more than 200 figures.

Some must-see places in New York include the beautiful American Museum of Natural History, Ellis Island and Coney Island, Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, and Times Square.

  • Statue of Liberty
  • The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
  • Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial

Emergency Contact Numbers in Alexandria La city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
Railroad: 1800 872 7245
Airport: +1 318-449-3504 (Alexandria International Airport)
Hospital: +1 318-769-3000 (Rapides Regional Medical Center)


Mardi Gras
Alex River Fête
Alex Winter Fête

Tourist Attractions

Alexandria Zoological Park
Kisatchie National Forest
Kent Plantation House

Theatre & Concerts

The Grand 16
Lagniappe Theatre Company
Arts Council

Visit Top Restaurants in Alexandria La

Pamela's Bayou in a Bowl
Wildwood Pizza
Spirits Food and Friends

Top Shopping Centers in Alexandria La

Cenla Psychic Center
Alexandria Mall
Westgate Shopping Center

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

Forts Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site
Alexandria Museum of Art
Louisiana History Museum

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

Seafood Bisque – Cajun Landing
Ravioli– Verona Italian Restorante
Ribs – Outlaw's Barbecue

Sports Club

Alexandria Aces – Baseball
Oakwing Golf Club – Golf
Alexandria Aquatic-Racquet Club – Tennis

Shelling Out Dollars

Imported beer: $ 4.00
3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1,038.67
Cheap meal: $ 15.75
3 course meal: $ 36.50