With its sloping stone walls and ceilings and breathtaking vistas inside, it's easy to forget you're in a sports hall of fame. But once you're done admiring the fluid lines and modern architecture, enjoy this ode to the state's best and biggest sports legends. Athletes and coaches from college and pro sports alike get a piece of the spotlight here, in exhibits that tout major achievements from home-grown talent.
This gorgeous building also houses the Northwest Louisiana History Museum, where local stories from Indians and Europeans settlers stretch back thousands of years. It's fascinating to learn how the influences of past dwellers shaped this corner of the world.