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Big Limits!

Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana has game and gaming!

Fishing/Hunting

Duck-hunt.jpgFrom the central Louisiana pine forests, the Calcasieu River flows through Lake Charles to the Gulf of Mexico.  Designated a "Natural and Scenic River," the Calcasieu and its tributaries offer incredible beauty as well as good fishing.  As the Calcasieu transitions from an upland sandy stream into a cypress-lined river, fishermen discover that bass, catfish, panfish (brim), crappie (white perch) and bream are among the good catches. We have experienced fishing guides to show you the hottest spots to lure in your catch of the day. Also come to hunt wild game during our fall hunting season to bag some mallards or deer.

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 If you wish to take a more leisurely approach, then you will surely enjoy the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road. In Louisiana's Outback, one of America's "Last Great Wildernesses," you have the opportunity to experience world-famous wildlife habitats and estuaries. The Creole Nature Trail is a journey through a wild and rugged terrain unique to Louisiana, America and the world. Pack a picnic lunch, load up the car, and don't forget your binoculars.

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Casino Gaming

Casino GamingThe outoors not your thing? Go gaming at our collection of Vegas style properties, L'AubergeIsle of Capri, or DeltaDowns.  From golf greensand spas to horseracing and island time getaways, you will fall in love with the variety of casino venues. Each casino has luxurious accommodations, a myriad of dining selections, and let's not forget, incredible gaming experiences in store for you!

Cuisine

GumboAnd what is a trip to Louisiana without some authentic Cajun cuisine? Southwest Louisiana's favorite finger food is now on the first ever SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA BOUDIN TRAIL! Boudin is a cajun sausage popular in southern Louisiana. Our trail takes you to all the local boudin masters with homemade boudin sure to tickle your taste buds. Set yourself down with a steaming hot bowl of gumbo and a boudin link and you'll wish you would never have to leave!

So what are you waiting for? Schedule your trip now!

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It’s the “12 Days of Christmas,” only this time, it’s not just a song! Thanks to several community organizations in Sulphur, we are proud to announce that Christmas will last almost two full Read More →
Come out to Louisiana's largest corn maze! Our 2017 season will be open September 30th- November 26th! November Hours: Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM and Sundays from 1:00 PM to Read More →
Jamey Johnson is an American country music artist. Signed to BNA Records in 2005, Johnson made his debut with his single "The Dollar", the title track to his 2006 album The Dollar. Johnson was Read More →
From the wonderful world of the carnival season, the Lake Charles / Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau will bring Mardi Gras to life with our Shoebox Float Read More →
Jerry Jeff Walker - is an American country music singer and songwriter. Best known for writing the song "Mr. Bojangles", Walker's prolific music career and widespread musical influence have Read More →
Hang up the stockings and cue the holiday music, because Martina McBride is going on a Christmas tour ! About: br Read More →
Free Concert! Saturday, November 25 9PM - Midnight Gator Lounge at Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel Read More →
Holiday House Nov. 30-Dec. 2, Brimstone Museum Complex, Sulphur . The Preview Party on Nov. 30 will be this year’s premier event of Read More →
DeQuincy Christmas Activities Dec. 1, Downtown DeQuincy . Program will consist of craft and food vendors, hot chocolate, music and singing. At Read More →
A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician Read More →
Kiwanis Christmas Lighted Parade Dec. 1, Cypress St., Sulphur . The colorful, giant balloons and Christmas light parade begins at 6pm. Read More →
Christmas Under The Oaks Festival Dec. 1-2, Heritage Square, Sulphur . There is plenty to put you in the holiday Read More →
Light up the Lake Saturday, December 2, 2017 11am : Street ParadeThrough Read More →
Starks Christmas Parade Dec. 2 at 2pm, Starks VFW 4759. Christmas Parade followed by a Christmas Gumbo hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary at Read More →
The Lake Charles Symphony is pleased to announce the 2017 Holiday Home Tour, featuring homes along Shell Beach Drive. The date is Sunday, December 3 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $50 per Read More →
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