Hurricane Recovery Updates

Hurricane Laura recently impacted the entire Southwest Louisiana region on August 27. There is devastation to many properties, businesses and homes. As our resilient community has done many times before, we will rebuild and restore our community. For information on the destination regarding relief efforts, news, assistance and how you can help, learn more at RebuildSWLA. Learn More

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7 "Gotta Have It" Festival Foods in Lake Charles

Southwest Louisiana is the Festival Capital of Louisiana with more than 75 annual fairs and festivals. True to our Cajun nature, we love passing a good time, dancing and indulging in delicious foods and drinks. You can generally find fried alligator bites, Cajun jambalaya and gumbo at any of the…

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The 1 Summer Treat You Have to Try!

One thing you must have to survive a Louisiana summer is something cold. Frozen concoctions like Coke Icees, sno-cones, and slushies provide us a cool retreat during 80 to 100 degree temperatures. My plan this summer is hang out with coolest “kid on the block,” Pops and Rockets gourmet pops. These popsicles are bringing fresh and bold flavors to the Lake Area. I featured them back in February for their king cake pop, and since then, they have been cranking out outrageous flavors that keep me coming back for more…

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