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Worth The Trip: Mardi Gras Museum

11/23/2017 by Jessica Pickett
Posted In:  Festivals & Events, History
Every year, thousands of visitors flock to Louisiana to participate in the extravagance known as Mardi Gras . Blaring Zydeco, flying beads, and outrageous outfits are just a few images brought to mind. But, few know of the rich customs and colorful traditions that make up Carnival Season beyond the parades. Luckily, Lake Charles boasts Louisiana's
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Southwest Louisiana Christmas: A to Z

11/10/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
Cooler weather, colorful Christmas lights, warm cups of hot chocolate, and the big guy himself, Santa Claus. It must be the holiday season! Southwest Louisiana has one festive collection of Christmas fun. Here’s a Cajun Christmas list from A to Z. A is for Angel Decorations along Shell Beach Dr. Shell Beach Dr. is a hotspot for Christmas light
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An Evening at the Races

10/11/2017 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Gaming
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 Official Program. This booklet tells you all about the
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Weekend in Lake Charles: Photostory

10/6/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Outdoors, Culinary, History
Photos by Michael Hobson When you visit Southwest Louisiana, you might be wondering where to start. What should I do? Where to eat? Travel writer and foodie, Michael Hobson visited the Lake Charles area and put together an inspiring collection of photos of his trip. Here are his favorite highlights of his 48-hours in Lake Charles. Day One: 1.
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Halloween Things to Do in Lake Charles

9/29/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
From haunted trails to candy crawls, we are highlighting Halloween things to do in Southwest Louisiana. The area has something for everyone, from the smallest trick-or-treaters to the biggest party monsters. Make plans now to celebrate the spookiest of holidays and tell us in the comments what you’re looking forward to the most! *Click Links for
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Mantripping: Things for Guys to Do Around Lake Charles

9/10/2017 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Southwest Louisiana is the perfect destination for guys to get away for some much-deserved rest, recreation, and fun! Do you love the great outdoors? Southwest Louisiana is a Sportsman’s Paradise! Below are only a few activities you’ll find waiting for you in this corner of the Bayou State. Golf Southwest Louisiana is home to several public golf
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8 Reasons to Love the Lake Charles Children’s Museum

8/16/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
School classrooms aren’t the only places for the kiddos to learn. Take a visit to the Lake Charles Children's Museum - it has 3 floors of fun activities for kids. Watching the kids play, learn and ignite their curiosity – it’s the cutest! Plus it’s good for them (and you). Here are a few reasons why you’ll love the Children’s Museum. 1. There is
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How to Enjoy a Rainy Day in Lake Charles

7/31/2017 by Allison Schexnayder
Rainy day got you down? Don’t worry, there is plenty to do right here in Lake Charles even when the weather is not so nice. A personal rainy day favorite of mine is bowling at Petro Bowl . Which is always fun for the whole family. Been wanting to catch that new blockbuster? Now’s your chance at Cinemark Movie Bistro or Cinemark 348 . A rainy
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Things for Teens to Do in Lake Charles

7/2/2017 by Angie Manning
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
Here’s the thing…while I am not a teen, I used to be one, and I absolutely know plenty of them! It’s a rough “age timeframe” in some ways because a teen is too old (um, I mean…uh… mature ) for kids’ activities , and then, too young to participate in adult activities - nightlife and the like. Anyway, to get a response from a teen, sometimes, you have
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