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Posts from May 2016

Experience the Living History of Lake Charles

5/27/2016 by William Precht
Posted In:  History
There are plenty of things about Lake Charles that you may have heard, but have you ever thought about how the historic elements of the city can still be seen today? Where did the name “Lake Charles” come from? A little known fact, even to locals is that our city gets its name from a tragically romantic story involving love, jealousy and pirates.
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You Voted! Top 20 Local Favorites

5/16/2016 by VisitLakeCharles
Posted In:  Culinary
You’ll learn if you ask a local “Where is your favorite place to eat?” – They’ll have the answer QUICK! They might even have a few different favorites. Throughout the month of April and the first week of May, we asked YOU to vote for your Top 3 local restaurants. The votes have been counted and we are happy to present Lake Charles/Southwest
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Kids Can Bounce Off the Walls in Lake Charles

5/13/2016 by Lisa Addison
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
Got air? You will if you head to Altitude , a new indoor trampoline park in Lake Charles located at 3009 La. Hwy. 14. Walking in to the new hot spot a couple of days after it opened, a 7-year-old girl took one look around and said, “Whoa!” Her 11-year-old brother who is usually harder to impress, said, “Whoa is right!” Within minutes, they were both
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Perfect Reflection: #VisitLakeCharles Photo of the Year

5/12/2016 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Arts
For over a year now, we’ve been collecting FANTASTIC photos from locals and visitors who have tagged their images with our hashtag #VisitLakeCharles. Once a month – we review all of our submissions and select a photo of the month. We love doing it – and we think it’s important to recognize the photographers (amateur and professional). During
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3 Cool Pools for Southwest Louisiana Summertime Fun

5/5/2016 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Outdoors
Summertime in Southwest Louisiana means two words: hot and humid! Make plans to beat the heat at the Lake Area’s coolest pools. Southwest Louisiana boasts three fabulous pool complexes to keep you comfortable and entertained during the sweltering Gulf Coast summer. L’Auberge Casino Resort L’Auberge Casino Resort entices guests outdoors with their
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