Jambalaya, gumbo, spicy crawfish, boudin and bread pudding, these are just a few things you can sample of Southwest Louisiana's famous Cajun French and Creole cuisine. Cajuns in Southwest Louisiana like to tap their toes to good music while dining, and several restaurants in the Southwest Louisiana area feature live Cajun tunes almost every night of the week. Don't miss out on delicious seafood and fine dining seasoned to perfection. There are also many culinary events throughout the year that feature savory local dishes.
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.
If you are looking for a first-rate casino getaway, you will hit the jackpot when booking your trip to Southwest Louisiana/Lake Charles. From golf greens and spas to horseracing and island time getaways, you will fall in love with the variety of casino venues. Each casino has luxurious accommodations, a myriad of dining selections, top name entertainment, and let's not forget - incredible gaming experiences in store for you!
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This corner of the state is showered with gifts from natural beauty to nature's bounty, and while it thrives with tradition, culture and mouthwatering cuisine, there is a sense of home mixed in with exciting nightlife.