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Cajun Charm

• Nightlife 

Start your trip right by making your way to Lake Charles/Southwest Local MusicianLouisiana to sample some of our nightlife hot spots. Enjoy colorful local culture and both local bands and nationally recognized music artists at many of our venues!

• Casino Resorts/Gaming

casinoLake Charles/Southwest Louisiana currently boasts four major Las Vegas-style casino properties, L'Auberge Casino Resort, Golden Nugget Lake Charles, Isle of Capri Casino Hotel, & Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel.  You can spend your day on a golf course or at the spa and then party the night away creating memories that are sure to last a lifetime!

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• Cuisine 

You say you're hungry? You couldn't be in a better place! Southwest Louisiana is sure to have something to tickle your taste buds. You will simply love our Cajun Cooking that you can find at many of our local restaurants. 

• Outdoor

There are many different ways to experience the sights and sounds of Southwest Louisiana. From kayaks to bikes to pontoons, check through the list below to see which is right for you. While you're at it, don't forget to experience the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road. See alligators, ride airboats and experience the natural splendor of Louisiana's coastal marshlands.

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It’s the “12 Days of Christmas,” only this time, it’s not just a song! Thanks to several community organizations in Sulphur, we are proud to announce that Christmas will last almost two full Read More →
In its 16 th annual trip across Kansas City Southern’s (KCS) U.S. rail network, the Holiday Express train is planning to stop at the Railroad Museum at 400 Lake Charles Read More →
Lake Charles Civic Ballet’s “Christmas in Louisiana: Once Upon a Time” Dec. 8 - 10, Lake Charles Civic Center. This beautiful ballet tells the Read More →
About Jennifer Nettles: Jennifer Nettles music has been with us for so long, it is easy for ticket buyers to forget that she is only now starting her journey as a Read More →
Iowa Christmas Parade and Christmas in the Park Dec. 10, Lawrence Toups Park, Downtown Iowa. Christmas Parade begins at 4 p.m. from the VF Read More →