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Lake Charles

“A Little Bit Country. A Little Bit Rock ‘n’ Roll.” While certainly not in the genre of Zydeco, this well-known song title just may be the definitive summary of Lake Charles, Louisiana. A blend of contrasts that magically works together in total harmony. A Cajun personality with a Texas flair. A love for big-city entertainment and a relished joy of nature. Bold and outspoken, yet equally laid-back and homey. Stylish and carefree — a little black dress paired with flip-flops.

Gumbo

As the air turns cooler, things definitely get a lot warmer in the kitchens of Lake Charles. Or a lot spicier, that is. Cooked in big cast iron pots and stirred with…

Culinary

Brunch Adventures in Lake Charles!

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The Brunch Tour Brunch! It’s that magical time of day when day drinking is socially acceptable, and you can carb-load in the name of classy living. Over the past several years, the brunch scene has ramped up in the Lake Area, and the city is teeming with brunch options - with each…

Creole Nature Trail

Explore world-famous wildlife habitats & estuaries on your journey through the wild & rugged terrain of the Creole Nature Trail in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

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