Calcasieu Parish's rich history, diversified economy, and numerous recreational opportunities, make this area a wonderful place to live and visit. Read More →
If you are looking for a first rate casino getaway, you will hit the jackpot when booking your trip to Southwest Louisiana/Lake Charles. Read More →
Louisiana's Creole Nature Trail All-American Road is a hands-on opportunity to experience one of America's untamed natural wonders. Read More →
Known as the Festival Capital of Louisiana, we host more than 75 fairs, festivals and special events each year! Read More →
Southwest Louisiana has a thriving arts community, complete with exhibitions, festivals celebrating the arts, dance, music, concerts, theatre and more. Read More →
Our warm, Cajun personalities will make you feel at home while exploring our diverse offering with the glitz of casino gaming, quiet golf greens, live music at trendy nightspots, Cajun culinary creations and restaurants, not to mention year round fishing and hunting that are second to none. Outdoor adventures also include a journey into Louisiana's Outback along the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road. Southwest Louisiana is the Festival Capital of the state boasting over 75 fairs and festivals including Mardi Gras, the Contraband Days Pirate Festival and the Cajun Music & Food Festival. And, the Charpentier Historic District and area museums give visitors a glimpse into our past. For the perfect family trip, group tour, reunion or convention, it's Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana and its six cities: Lake Charles, Sulphur, Westlake, DeQuincy, Vinton and Iowa.