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Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards issued a notice that effective May 15 the state of Louisiana will enter Phase 1 for reopening that will last until June 5, the next update on reopening will be on June 1. Many businesses and events have adjusted to accommodate patrons during this time. View Updates

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Get Outdoors Day Recap

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…

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Creole Nature Trail: Photo Story

Story and Photos by Kayla Martin/Time and Beauty Photography (Visit Lake Charles fan) I recently got asked by a friend to travel to Louisiana. She was going to visit her brother who lives in Iowa, Louisiana. I could not turn her down. I love to travel and always wanted to visit Southwest Louisiana…

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You Voted! Top 20 Local Favorites

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…

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Deck the Bayou! (Part 1)

Down in Southwest Louisiana we like to spice the holidays up a bit and put on a Cajun Christmas! We pack so many events in the season that if they were toys, even Santa might find it difficult to fit all of them in his magical bag! We kick the season off early with the Kiwanis Christmas Arts &…

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Spirit of Halloween

Every October in Southwest Louisiana, attractions and events get into the ‘Spirit’ of Halloween! This year is no different, and there is even an additional attraction that is sure to please Lake Charles now plays host to two premier haunted attractions, the USS Orleck and The Lost Hollows…

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