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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

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

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

Cajun Fusion Cooking

Come taste the wide variety of cuisine in Southwest Louisiana paired with delectable Southern hospitality, for yourself! Read More →

Fairs & Festivals

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

Adventure Point

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 →

Welcome to Lake Charles, Southwest Louisiana.

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.
 

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This is all thanks to you! We are proud & honored to receive the 2016 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence. Read More →
4 Ways to Beat the Heat this Summer. Read More →
Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana currently boasts 4 premiere casino gaming properties. Read More →
Exploring the Creole Nature Trail where you can view birds, alligators and wildlife up close. 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 →
A delicious local snack, boudin is the go to food with many varieties from smoked to spicy. Read More →

Upcoming Events

Always Something Cookin'

Upcoming Events

BayouCon celebrates its 8th year with a spectacular show in store for everyone June 24-26, 2016! Read More →
We are very excited to announce weekly art camps and classes taught by Candice Alexander and Erica Nelson of Nelson Art Studio. Learning and exploring the basics of art and different mediums Read More →
The Lake Charles Community Band will close out its 29th season with the Catch-A-Concert series every Monday in June. The audience is encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets and a picnic Read More →
Join us at L'Auberge for our 2016 Summer Concert Series! The poolside event includes performances from artists like Chris Young, Wayne Toups, The Fray, Third Eye Blind, American Read More →
AMERICA IN CONCERT: Iconic folk rockers America have been performing to sold out crowds since the '70s, treating generations of fans to genre classics like "A Horse With No Name" and Read More →
Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino is excited to announce a dynamite entertainment lineup coming to Lake Charles! Area-residents and visitors can enjoy a variety of performances that will please Read More →
As part of this year's City of Lake Charles Red, White, Blue & You July 4th Celebration , a special Read More →
A world of brass bands, rock and roll, pop radio, country, hip-hop and reggae all rolled into one big, beautiful band of color. In the great tradition of stunning acts, Bag of Donuts has to be Read More →
FREE Event! 6:00 p.m. Street Parade Downtown Ryan Read More →
Join us at L'Auberge for our 2016 Summer Concert Series! The poolside event includes performances from artists like Chris Young, Wayne Toups, The Fray, Third Eye Blind, American Read More →
Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino is excited to announce a dynamite entertainment lineup coming to Lake Charles! Area-residents and visitors can enjoy a variety of performances that will please Read More →
Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino is excited to announce a dynamite entertainment lineup coming to Lake Charles! Area-residents and visitors can enjoy a variety of performances that will please Read More →
Louisiana Showcase Night will be held at Delta Downs Racetrack and Casino Hotel, July 1-2! Come on out and cash Read More →
Join us at L'Auberge for our 2016 Summer Concert Series! The poolside event includes performances from artists like Chris Young, Wayne Toups, The Fray, Third Eye Blind, American Read More →
Head on over to the 29th Annual Cajun Music & Food Festival July 15-16, 2016 at the Burton Coliseum Complex to get your fill of a variety Read More →

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Lake Charles location only. Excludes alcohol. One coupon valid per party per table. Coupon may be used for one time only. Must have coupon to receive offer. Please present coupon when placing or Read More →
Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Sulphur/Lake Charles 102 Mallard Street - Sulphur, LA 70665 “Like” us on Facebook & Save 10% Off Your Stay Click “Book Now” for Discount Redeemable: Read More →
Book the Golden Nugget Casino Package and enjoy $25 in casino chips to the Golden Nugget Casino and transportation to casino each night during your stay! Guests also receive standard amenities Read More →
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