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Posts from June 2017

Yellowfin Vodka Distillery in Sulphur

6/30/2017 by Jessica Pickett
Posted In:  Culinary
It’s no secret - that here in Southwest Louisiana, we love to have a good time. Whether we are tailgating before a McNeese football game or donning our finest Mardi Gras costumes, we usually have our favorite cocktail in hand. We don’t have to search very far for a reason to celebrate either. After all, we are the festival capital of Louisiana. So
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Pup Foodie Takes Lake Charles

6/28/2017 by Cooper the Goldendoodle
Posted In:  Culinary, Outdoors
By Cooper - The Dog with a Blog Don’t get me wrong, I love when my owner comes home from dining out with a doggie bag – but, it’s WAY more fun to get out of the house and actually visit the tasty eateries! Luckily, there are several ‘pawesome’ pet-friendly eateries in the area that I can wag my tail on over to. The Bekery – My human loves to
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Worth the Trip: Summer Foodie Experiences in Lake Charles

6/27/2017 by William Precht
There are so many reasons to travel. Some like to plan vacations to see the sights while others travel just to get away for a while. My favorite reason to travel to a destination is for the FOOD! One of the best ways to experience a place is by getting to know the local flavors in a unique and exciting way. So, if you’re looking for fun foodie
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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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