Join Project: Time Off on January 30, 2018 for National Plan for Vacation Day & plan your vacation days for the rest of the year!
This year, don’t let your vacation days be part of a statistic. Put the fear of missing out behind you and turn your bucket list into a to-do list by starting to plan now.
Need some ideas? Lake Charles, Southwest Louisiana offers good company and quiet reflections, historical sites, and luxurious accommodations. Prepare for some good old southern hospitality and great times. Here are few one, two and three-day itinerary ideas to get you started.
“We are using this national day to bring awareness to everyone so that they will plan their vacations and also invite friends and family to visit Southwest Louisiana this year. A fun way to help spread the word is by posting #takeaday or #planforvacation on social media to inspire travel,” said Shelley Johnson, executive director of the LC/SWLA CVB.
To showcase the top five features in shareable ways, the bureau created videos with locals talking about Southwest Louisiana from different perspectives: Outdoor Adventures, Nightlife/Casinos, History & Culture, Family Fun & Festivals, and Foodies.
The Out & About enewsletter is a great way to stay in touch with interesting stories and events happening in Southwest Louisiana. Get featured videos and interesting stories on a bi-weekly schedule.
Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana has a lot of opportunities to have fun and explore. Now, it is easier than ever to know what is happening in the area and find your way around. Discover your own backyard with these free apps!
Look no further than the events app to make plans for your weekend, featuring events throughout Southwest Louisiana, you can receive push notifications or easily glance at upcoming events by selecting the events icon. Perfect for visitors, groups and locals, this events app makes finding information convenient.
Louisiana's Creole Nature Trail All-American Road is a hands-on opportunity to experience one of America's untamed natural wonders near Lake Charles, LA. Feel inspired and amazed as the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road leads you into the unsurpassed splendor of Louisiana's renowned coastal wetlands, wildlife refuges, and rippling marshes.
The Charpentier Historic District has been brought to life with the historic app can be downloaded in multiple languages including English, French, Spanish, German and closed-captioning. It will give visitors a guided experience through the 40-block area on the National Register of Historic Places with a choice of a 30 minute tour a 1 hour tour or a Calcasieu Ghost Tour.