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Taste a bit of the local history by visiting Lincoln Parish Museum, located on North Vienna Street, where you can get a glimpse back in time to Ruston's very beginning.


Get in touch with nature and catch a breath of fresh air at Lincoln Parish Park, situated on Parish Park Road.


Spend a fun, family day out at Lincoln Parish Park, situated on Parish Park Road, where you can enjoy a sandy beach, plentiful camping sites and a great swimming area.


Explore E.J. Bellouq and Louisiana Tech Art Gallery, located on Louisiana Tech's campus, where you can admire art works made by artists from all over the nation.


Sports & outdoor events

The Larry Yeagle Trail Marathon, which happens in March, is considered to be one of the most popular annual sporting events in Ruston, LA. The marathon was started by Aubrey Hogan to honor Larry Yeagle, who served as her running mentor when she first started to run.


The inaugural race was run in March, 2008, and since then the race was held annually, in the same month.


The race takes participants on a scenic course through the city streets of Ruston, revealing some of the city's most beautiful features. If you're trip to Ruston is in March, be sure not to miss this fun and entertaining event!



One of the most favorite and expected annual celebrations in Ruston, is considered to be the Squire Creek Louisiana Peach Festival, which will be held in late June, in 2010, offering visitors a fun-filled week-end, the `party` starting on Friday, June 25, lasting until Sunday, June 27.


This fun annual celebration offers enthusiasts all kinds of entertainment for all tastes and ages, including musical performances, hundreds of artisans and vendors of all types, a colorful parade, antique cars, a rodeo and much, much more.


If you're planning to visit Ruston in June, be sure to check this event on your `to see and do` list, because it is considered a `must`, when staying in Ruston!



Whatever you're budget or tastes are, shopping in Ruston is a delight! The city offers something for every pocket and every taste, from trendy clothing and specialty shops, to unique, one-of-a-kind art and antiques, from `discounted` to `upscale`, and everything in between.


Whether you're looking to renew your wardrobe, trying to find the perfect gifts for the loved ones, back home, or just searching for a few souvenirs to remind you about your stay in Ruston, you won't have to look far, especially if you're staying in one of Ruston's downtown hotels.


To get an idea about what the city has to offer, check out the top 10 list below, with some of the most popular and favorite shopping spots in Ruston!


- Accents Of The East, Address: 122 North Trenton St. Ruston, LA.

- Art Innovations, Address: 207 N. Trenton, Ruston, LA.

- LA Designs, Address: 301 N. Trenton St., Ruston, LA.

- Lewis Boutique, Address: 110 N. Vienna St., Ruston, LA.

- Martha's Boutique, Address: 212 N. Trenton St., Ruston, LA.

- Town & Country Home Interiors, Address: 126 Park Ave. Ruston, LA.

- All That Jazz, Address: 130 West Park Avenue, Ruston, LA.

- Chartresuse Pear, Address: 108 North Vienna, Ruston, LA.

- Beehive Outlet, Address: 213 North Service Road, Ruston, LA.

- Tallulah's, Address: 103 N. Trenton, Ruston, LA.


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