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Elizabeth Eustis grew up in Elmer, La and moved to Lake Charles 13 years ago to study at McNeese State University. Elizabeth is the digital media manager at the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau and enjoys sharing the culture of Southwest Louisiana with all who visit. Watch out, her smile and laugh are contagious! Elizabeth enjoys trying new activities and foods and makes sure to document all of her adventures on social media! Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @Whisafaye and @LakeCharlesCVB.

Trip Advisor Says: Most Romantic Restaurants

5/11/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
The mood is set for a perfect date night at the most romantic restaurants in Lake Charles. From cozy bistros to elegant eateries, we’ve searched Trip Advisor reviews for a list of the most swoon-worthy spots. “ Out of this world! ” Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse - Reviewed by mandiemmagavin on July 18, 2017 We made reservations and were seated promptly
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Trip Advisor Says: Best Comfort Food Spots

4/18/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
It’s been one of those days, and the only thing that is going to keep you from losing what’s left of your mind is to sit down next to a big ol’ plate of your FAVORITE comfort food. Here in Louisiana, we know comfort foods well. In fact, most of the region’s most popular meals are consider comfort foods to many. Gumbo, jambalaya, fried shrimp…the
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Lake Charles Local: New Video Series

4/9/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
It's been the trend for the last couple of years - when you visit a destination you want to dive right in and experience the area on a more LOCAL level. Seeing an area from a local's perspective can reveal those hidden gems and one of a kind experiences that can be overlooked if you are only following a brochure or travel map. That's why we decided
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Easter Egg Hunts in Lake Charles

3/26/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
What is more fun than an Easter Egg Hunt at Easter? I’ve rounded up the area’s hunts for you and the kiddos to enjoy. There is even an ADULT egg hunt this year! Wool Days & Easter Egg Hunt at CM Farms It's an old-fashioned Easter celebration at CM Farms! The Easter Egg Hunt (11 AM & 1 PM) will be divided into two groups, ages 1-4 and 5+. The older
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#VisitLakeCharles Photo of the Month: Views from Above

3/26/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Arts
I love seeing our city from the sky. Aerial photography is so cool! So many of photographers and “instagrammers” (both locals and visitors) are using drones to capture breathtaking new perspectives of our city. Like this one from Photo of the Month winner, Michael. “I wanted to capture a relatable image; an image that featured institutions and
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12 Things to Do for St. Patrick’s Day in Lake Charles

3/12/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
You don’t have to be Irish to appreciate a Celtic celebration! We’ve rounded up Lake Charles’ family events, live music, pub crawls and drink specials – whatever you’re looking for this St. Patrick’s Day, Lake Charles has it! St. Patrick’s Party @ MacFarlane’s Celtic Pub Top o' the mornin' to ya! MacFarlane’s Celtic Pub kicks off EARLY with their
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Crawfish Love: #VisitLakeCharles Photo of the Month

2/28/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
Every year when crawfish season rolls around, people are rushing to the nearest restaurant or boil stop to enjoy a couple of pounds. And, believe me, people are enjoying them! I must see dozens of crawfish platters come across my social feeds. And I’m not mad about it! It was this one crawfish picture that really got my attention. Shared by first
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