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Great Fall Fun for Families in Lake Charles

Whether you want to play outdoors or in, hit a fall festival or enjoy a memorable meal, Lake Charles offers a full slate of family fun. Outdoor Parks & Playgrounds Ready to run and jump, swing and skate, play and putt? Lake Charles is calling you for a great family getaway this fall. Taking a…

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How to Make Shrimp Gumbo

If you’ve lived in Southwest Louisiana long enough, then you’ve probably heard the term “gumbo weather.” Gumbo weather is what we refer to as the first cool front – and by “cool front” I mean “lows in the 60s” – and it usually inspires all of us to run to the store for our favorite Cajun ingredients…

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Tailgating in Southwest Louisiana

Fall is coming for us, which means two things: relief from the summer heat (hopefully) and football! Whether your cheering for Local State University or Hometown Tech, personally we prefer our McNeese Cowboys, tailgating and other gatherings are sure to ensue no matter where you are. So why not…

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More than just a Brewery

Crying Eagle Brewing is a conqueror. When they weren’t satisfied with only selling their incredible roster of beers, they turned an eye to the horizon and conquered the next step – creating a bistro. After that, they decided it wasn’t enough for the ambitious business and they moved toward…

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Celebrate Mother’s Day with Brunch

This Sunday is all about Mom and what better way to show your appreciation than to give Mom a break from kitchen duties and head out for Sunday Brunch. Lake Charles offers a myriad of brunch options to choose from. Jack Daniel’s Bar and Grill® at L’Auberge Casino Resort offers an impressive Bloody…

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The Ultimate Mardi Gras Bucket List

Mardi Gras is growing bigger and more elaborate every year. From parades and balls to parties and chicken runs, you need to plan ahead so that you don’t miss out on something incredible! Whether it’s your first Mardi Gras or if you’re a seasoned vet, here is a list of things you have to experience…

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