COVID 19 Guidelines

Governor John Bel Edwards has formally renewed the state's public health emergency. A statewide mask mandate has now been extended through September 29 for all people, regardless of vaccination status, if 6 feet of physical distance cannot be maintained indoors. Please be sure to have a mask with you when traveling. More Info

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Outdoors along the Creole Nature Trail

The summer months bring warm temperatures to Southwest Louisiana and plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. The Creole Nature Trail All-American Road offers a wide variety of activities that can be experienced easily, and at little to no cost at all! May through September is when crabbing…

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#EatSWLA: Crab-Corn Soup with Tasso Ham

You might be thinking, isn’t it a little warm for soup? When you’ve got the rich flavors of crab meat and fresh sweet corn cut from the cob you won’t care what number the thermometer reads! Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter ½ cup tasso ham, diced 1 cup celery, diced 1 cup onions, diced ½ cup…

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Seafood Palace- Over Wow

I f you're a local, more than likely you appreciate Seafood Palace. If you're not from Southwest Louisiana, the outside might not look like much, but we all know it's what's on the inside that counts. What will you find on the inside? Good people, sizable portions and, of course, great food! If…

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Great Festivals and Events

Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana plays host to over 75 festivals a year! Needless to say, there is virtually always something happening. We would like to highlight a couple great events for you to consider. Arts & Crabs Fest Saturday, August 17, 2013 Arts & Crabs Fest began in 2010 as a response to…

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