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Lake Charles Experiences: #VisitLakeCharles Photo of the Month

6/25/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Arts, Outdoors
I know y’all have heard me say this a million times, but there is SO MUCH TO DO in Lake Charles! No matter your interests – this area has got the experience for you - food, art, luxury, music, family, pets, and outdoor recreation – we’ve got it all! This month’s photo of the month features on of the area’s most popular outdoor experiences –
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Suppertime in Sulphur

6/23/2017 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Culinary
When visiting Southwest Louisiana, the town of Sulphur offers many worthy destinations – Adventure Point and the gateway to the Creole Nature Trail , the Brimstone Museum , and Henning Cultural Center . You’ll find great shopping too. Check out Sulphur’s Trail of Treasures . And while you’re out exploring, you’re likely to get hungry. No problem! There
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College Student Guide to Lake Charles

6/21/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
Summer is in full effect on college campuses across the country, including our very own McNeese State University . And sure, while your semester days are filled with classes, projects and deadlines now is the perfect time to squeeze in some fun and make plans for next semester’s extra-curricular activities. We asked current and recently graduated
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Cajun Cookin' Words to Know

6/20/2017 by Colten Miller
Posted In:  Culinary
One thing that sets Louisiana apart from anywhere else in the United States is our delicious food. We always have a reason to gather and eat! The food in Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana is prepared by people who know what to do with the bounty that nature provides. But, if you’re visiting the area, you’ll probably see some “interesting” words and
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Trip Advisor Says: Best Burgers

6/15/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
Sure, summer is all about being outdoors, enjoying the warm weather, pool and grilling. But in Southwest Louisiana when it’s 100% humidity and 90+ degrees outside, it’s hard to WANT to stand next to a blazing barbecue pit. So where do you go when you’re craving a juicy hamburger (or cheeseburger) and not have to worry about breaking a sweat? We’ve
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Louisiana Wild: #VisitLakeCharles Photo of the Year

6/14/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Arts
Hopefully, you all are following our Photo of the Month blog. Or even better, using our #VisitLakeCharles hashtag in hopes of winning! If you’re not familiar, once a month – I review all of our submissions and select a photo of the month. I love doing it – and feel it’s important to recognize the talented photographers (amateur and professional)
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Get Outdoors Day Recap

6/13/2017 by VisitLakeCharles
Wow, what a weekend! We want to thank everyone who participated in our very first Get Outdoors Day at Creole Nature Trail Adventure Point! It was so much fun, and we had just over 600 people who visited us, hopefully learning about and catching the outdoor fun bug! Below are a few pictures to recap the day. Thank you so much for all who
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Family-Friendly Summer Arts Activities in Lake Charles

6/12/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Arts, Festivals & Events
School’s out and I’m sure you already hearing “There’s nothing to do!” or “I’m soooooo bored!” Treat your family to a local art/performance excursion! We’ve rounded up a few local arts events that will keep your family active and culturally sophisticated throughout the area’s summer season. Summer Catch A Concert Series - June 12- Recurring weekly
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#EatSWLA: Abita & Cane Syrup Glazed Shrimp Recipe

6/2/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
Summer and shrimp just go together. One recipe that I feel head over heels in love with was Jack Daniel’s Bar & Grill’s Abita & Cane Syrup Glazed Shrimp. Don’t let the ingredients throw you off. I love cane syrup, and leave it to L’Auberge Casino Resort’s award-winning chef Lyle Brossard to pair it with a little beer and shrimp for the perfect
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