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9 Reasons to Take a Lake Charles Road Trip

While I’ve traveled this world over, Southwest Louisiana is where I call home. And in my travels, when someone finds out I’m from Louisiana, the inevitable “Oh I love New Orleans!” or “ I’ve always wanted to visit New Orleans!” happens. And yes, New Orleans rocks. I, too, love New Orleans but I also…

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Plan Vacation NOW!

“So much to do, so little time.” How many of you have said this when you think of taking time off from work? I know I have. There never seems to be a “perfect time” to take a few days away from the office. Well, guess what…research shows there actually is time. Project: Time Off research found that…

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Planning a Girlfriend Getaway to Lake Charles

So, you come home from work and call up an old friend. After twirling your store bought "boxed" spaghetti on your fork and watching it fall off in a limp splat on your plate, you realize that you (A. need a vacation B. need better food C. would like to bring a few old friends with you!) Has this…

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10 Places to Go for $10 or Less

I don’t know about you but I love nothing more than something inexpensive to do! The idea of not stressing over cost and being able to unwind, enjoy and of course, soak up the Southwest Louisiana culture is incredibly appealing to me. I love being able to do that right here locally. With this in…

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Road Trip To-Do List: Austin, TX to Lake Charles, LA

The journey from Austin, Texas to Lake Charles, Louisiana is about a five-hour drive, and if you’re like me, you’ll need some things to help break up the drive. I’ve come up with a little Road trip To-Do list that’ll make your trip a little more exciting for the entire family! Mobile Prep First…

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Top 10 #VisitLakeCharles Pins

Being the official travel inspiration for Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana is so much fun! There are tons of things to experience in the area! From Cajun culture, music and festivals to outdoor adventures and luxurious casino resorts. Here are our Top 10 Pins that we hope will inspire you to…

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