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Fairs & Festivals

Fairs & Festivals

Known as the Festival Capital of Louisiana, we host more than 75 fairs, festivals and special events each year! Read More →

Gaming, Golf, Getaways

Gaming, Golf, Getaways

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 →

Creole Nature Trail

Creole Nature Trail

Louisiana's Creole Nature Trail All-American Road is a hands-on opportunity to experience one of America's untamed natural wonders. Read More →

Arts, Culture & Cuisine

Arts, Culture & Cuisine

Southwest Louisiana has a thriving arts community, complete with exhibitions, festivals celebrating the arts, dance, music, concerts, theatre and more. Read More →

Calcasieu Parish

Calcasieu Parish

Calcasieu Parish's rich history, diversified economy, and numerous recreational opportunities, make this area a wonderful place to live and visit. Read More →

Welcome to Lake Charles, Southwest Louisiana.

My Southwest Louisiana Home Website PreviewOur 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.


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Top 28 Basketball State Championships will be held at the Burton Complex on March 3-7. Read More →
Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana currently boasts 3 premiere casino gaming properties. Read More →
A delicious local snack, boudin is the go to food with many varieties from smoked to spicy. Read More →
During the fall hunting season, you'll see hundreds of thousands of waterfowl who winter here - smac Read More →
We have experienced fishing guides to show you the hottest spots to lure in your catch of the day. Read More →
Golfing is a year-round attraction in Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana. Read More →
The only white sand, inland beach in Louisiana is also located along the shores of the lake. Read More →
Exploring the Creole Nature Trail where you can view birds, alligators and wildlife up close. Read More →

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Hampton Inn Lake Charles- Casino Package

Valid: 10/23/14 – 9/25/15

PLEASE CLICK LINK BELOW FOR DEAL. Check out the newest addition to Lake Charles' hotels - The Hampton Inn Lake Charles. Our Casino package includes complimentary shuttle to and from L'Auberge™ ... Read More →

Free Queso w/ Purchase of Entrée

Valid: 5/3/14 – 5/3/15

One coupon per table. Coupon may be used for one time only. Lake Charles location only. Must have coupon to receive offer. Please present coupon when placing or picking up your order. Not ... Read More →

Isle of Capri Golf Packages

Valid: Ending 2/4/16

Golf Packages Plan your next golf getaway with a fun-filled escape to Isle of Capri Casino Hotel Lake Charles and our golf partner  National Golf Club of Louisiana. Please call ... Read More →

New Qburger- Limited Time (No coupon needed)

Valid: 2/4/15 – 4/6/15

Beginning Jan. 13 through April 6, the brand will launch a lineup of bold, fresh flavors, featuring The QBurger, a Quick, Quality, Quarter-Pound inventive burger creation built to cook in only ... Read More →

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