Special Alert
Special Alert

New in Town

So you are new to Southwest Louisiana? Southwest Louisiana is on the cusp of an economic boom never before experience by any region in the state on this scale. What this means is that we are expecting lots of new visitors and residents to complement our already great culture!

Whether you having moved to the area due to job opportunities or just for pure love of the area, there are a few things we would love to help you out with and educate you on.

  1. Cuisine
  2. Activities
  3. Restaurants
  4. Creole Nature Trail
  5. Events

We know you will love it here as much as we do, for further questions don't hesitate to contact us at touristinfo@visitlakecharles.org or 337-436-9588, or visit  www.chooselakecharles.com and/or the Chamber SWLA's website, www.allianceswla.org.

 

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Click here for more information on services, information and support for those with mental and/or physical disabilities. 

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Check out our listings for local realtors and real estate companies, here. 

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