Things to Do in Lake Charles

Southwest Louisiana defines how to play it up on vacation. Whether you're in for a couples retreat, girlfriend's getaway, or family road trip, there's much fun to be had in Lake Charles. Explore casino resorts abound with gaming galore, lazy rivers and dining experiences. Soak it up with outdoor adventure along the Creole Nature Trail and watercraft rentals. Immerse yourself in our rich culture at local museums and galleries. Party it up as you tap your feet to free live music concerts by the Lake or renowned national acts at the casino resorts. You'll be sure to live it up in Lake Charles, Louisiana. 

Outdoors & Recreation

There are many different ways to experience the sights and sounds of Southwest Louisiana. From…

Kids Activities

Kids love Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana because we're extremely family-oriented, and…

Shopping

Grab your sunglasses, put on some comfortable shoes, and get ready to shop until you drop at…

Creole Nature Trail

Explore world-famous wildlife habitats & estuaries on your journey through the wild…

Bars & Nightlife

You don't have to be nocturnal to enjoy the great shows and events that Southwest Louisiana…

Arts & Culture

Southwest Louisiana has a thriving arts community, complete with exhibitions, festivals…

Beaches

The promenade and marina along the shores of Lake Charles boast sweeping views of the…

Wellness & Spas

Soothing music, low lights and the soft glow of a candle or two - whether you are here for…