Parades, Children's Day, a Zydeco dance, a Gumbo Cook-off and other events pack various weekends leading up to Mardi Gras. 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 →
Kick off your Creole Nature Trail journey at Creole Nature Trail Adventure Point—a free, fun attraction that immerses you in nature and Louisiana’s unique culture. 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 →
Our Cajun personalities make you feel at home while exploring our casinos, golf greens, live music, Cajun cuisine and restaurants, not to mention year round fishing and hunting. Outdoor adventures also include a journey into Louisiana's Outback along the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road. Known as the Festival Capital of Louisiana, boasting over 75 fairs and festivals including Mardi Gras, the Contraband Days Pirate Festival and the Cajun Music & Food Festival. 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.