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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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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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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 →
This is all thanks to you! We are proud & honored to receive the 2016 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence. Read More →

Upcoming Events

Always Something Cookin'

Upcoming Events

We will be hosting soft opening events every Friday from 5:00pm - 9:00pm and every Saturday from 2:00pm - 6:00pm throughout the month of July. Tickets will be $15 in advance Each 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 →
The Marshland Festival will be celebrating the 27th anniversary! The festival will be held at the Lake Charles Read More →
We will be hosting soft opening events every Friday from 5:00pm - 9:00pm and every Saturday from 2:00pm - 6:00pm throughout the month of July. Tickets will be $15 in advance Each 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 →
"Celebrate and have a good time!" with Pop and R&B Icon - Kool & the Gang! Tickets Go On Sale: June 18, 10:00am 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 →
Jurassic Quest is coming to Lake Charles, Louisiana! Jurassic Quest is the LARGEST , most realistic dinosaur event on the continent. We have an exhibit that walks you 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 →
SWLA's only crab and art festival - brings regional cuisine, culture, and art to the forefront each August. For a $35 ticket, festival goers take part in an extensive crab and beer tasting 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 →
Return to the era that made Prince an international superstar. Purple Reign captures the imagination and seamlessly recreates the blistering performances and raw energy of "The Artist" in his 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 →

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$2.00 Off an adult tour. May use one coupon for up to four adults. Read More →
25% off all prints! Store Hours : Monday - Saturday: 11am - 5pm *If ordering online, use coupon code "TRAVEL" Read More →
Half off any one coffee or espresso beverage with the purchase of one order of beignets. Does not include tea, chai, or smoothies. Available only when beignets are available: Friday: Read More →
Visit the Longhorn Travel Plaza conveniently located near the border of Texas and Louisiana and present this coupon to get a free fountain drink with purchase of same size fountain drink. Read More →
Only five songs from Beaumont! Visit the Texas Longhorn Club starting at 8PM Wednesday through Saturday nights to buy one admission and get one free, with this coupon. Minor surcharge may Read More →
Show this coupon when you sign up to be a Lucky Club Member and receive a complimentary tshirt. Read More →
With each purchase of a 12 oz. bag of coffee, you will receive a FREE 2 oz. coffee sample of your choice. Redeem at the following locations: Read More →
Free Appetizer with Purchase of Entree at Kem's Restaurant (located inside the Read More →
Free Beignet with purchase of an entree! Limit: One per table, per visit Read More →
Limit (1) free drink per customer. Hours: Monday - Friday, 10:30 am - 2:00 pm 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 →
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 →
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