Information for International Visitors

The South’s premier casino resort destination, Lake Charles also has an incredibly diverse offering of culture, world-famous food (including fresh Louisiana seafood), festivals, the great outdoors, and historic attractions. Motorcoach tour or fly and drive, Lake Charles is a must in your Louisiana itinerary!

Whether your clients are seeking outdoor adventure, immersing themselves in local culture through live music and festivals, or experiencing Mardi Gras first-hand, they will discover that Lake Charles, Louisiana offers more than just fantastic culinary delights. Contact the Lake Charles CVB early in your tour planning and let us make your life easier while providing your clients with the experience they are craving!

Traveling on your own or sending guests to visit on their own from abroad? We promise they will be welcomed like old friends! Lake Charles is conveniently located on Interstate 10 and only a short drive from Houston, Texas, or New Orleans, Louisiana. Or, fly directly into Lake Charles from Houston or Dallas at the Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH). 
 
Let our professional tourism team assist you with customizing an itinerary. Work with Visit Lake Charles to book direct or utilize one of the receptive tour operators below who have accommodations products in Lake Charles and Southwest Louisiana. 

Receptive Tour Operators

AlliedTPro
American Tours International (ATI)     
Apple Leisure Group 
Booking.com     
Bonotel     
Expedia     
HotelBeds     

Miki Travel 
New World Travel 
Rey Royal Excursions 
TourMappers 
Travalco 
WebBeds 

International Group & FIT Contact

Kaitlyn Gallegos

Kaitlyn Gallegos, MBA, TMP Director of Global Sales