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Planning Your Lake Charles Holiday Getaway

This winter, get in the spirit by joining in Southwest Louisiana’s beloved Cajun Christmas traditions – the ones locals have loved for years. The Cajun Christmas season will be bright and merry with magical holiday light displays, theatre shows, parades, shopping festivals and of course, seasonal…

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An Evening at the Races

How often have you driven down I-10 West and seen signs for Delta Downs Racetrack and Casino? Have you been there? Recently, I went for the opening day of Thoroughbred Season. Being newbies to Louisiana horse racing, my husband Bob and I were excited! The first step at horse racing is to buy an…

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Lake Charles Happy Hour Highlights

Long week? Or maybe just a long day. Happy Hour to the rescue, y’all! Great drink deals, good food, and live music/entertainment; it’s the perfect recipe for a smile. Loggerheads Loggerheads is ideal for parties and gatherings. Choose from either indoor or outdoor patio seating. My favorite spot…

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Trip Advisor Says: Best Cocktail Bars

An evening out wouldn’t be complete without some amazing cocktails. Lake Charles is a fun-loving city, with a variety of local bars, craft cocktail restaurants, and pubs. But when you’re looking for the BEST cocktails to sit and enjoy, where do you go? Look no further. We’ve scoured Trip Advisor…

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Lake Charles Date Night Ideas

Here in Southwest Louisiana, we tend to be a creative, fun-loving bunch. So when it comes to impressing our better half, sometimes dinner and a movie just won’t do. Now don’t get me wrong, I love a savory meal, buttery popcorn, and in-your-face action as much as the next person, but it’s refreshing…

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6 Awesome Music Events

Love music? Dancing? Don’t miss Southwest Louisiana’s music festivals this spring/summer! 1. Groovin at the Grove started on March 2 with Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin Cajuns, and will continue with Louisiana Red on April 6, and conclude with Nik-L Beer on May 4. Make sure to bring a chair or…

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The Listening Room in Lake Charles

An active music scene is nothing new for Lake Charles. Music is in our BLOOD! We have outdoor concerts, concert venues, bars, and restaurants all provided outstanding live entertainment. Now there’s a new music venue in town and it’s dedicated to more intimate listening. On scheduled nights the Cash…

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Happy Hour in Lake Charles

While it is no secret I like to be everywhere at once, I must admit I often forget about the great happy hour specials offered around town. While this is a brief look at a few of the dozens of establishments that offer happy hour specials, I hope you try these places out when looking to unwind after…

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5 Drive-Thru Frozen Daiquiri Shops in Lake Charles: No Blender Required!

I know Louisiana is not the only state with drive-through frozen daiquiri establishments, although they may be more popular here than elsewhere. I’m originally from Pennsylvania. In the Keystone State, they have super strict blue laws, so until I moved to Lake Charles, I did not know it was possible to order an adult beverage at a drive-up window from the convenience of your car. Curious, I decided to do some research. I visited several area frozen daiquiri shops…

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