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Attractions in Lake Charles

 

Would you like to experience the great outdoors? Try Louisiana’s Outback on the Creole Nature Trail, All-American Road.  You may like to play a relaxing round of golf at one of our many area courses, and while you’re hitting the links, why not take a bite out of one on the Southwest Louisiana Boudin Trail

Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana boasts a booming arts community that can be witnessed through touring one of the many quality galleries, with constantly updated exhibits and interesting art events.

Step back in time and experience the history of Southwest Louisiana at museums  like the DeQuincy Railroad Museum, the USS Orleck Naval Museum, the Mardi Gras Museum or the Imperial Calcasieu Museum. Take a tour through historic districts to see classic examples of early 1900s architecture.

After all of your running around, find a pampered experience at a spa.

Come during the right time of year and you might be able to attend one of Southwest Louisiana’s over 75 annual festivals, from individual cities’ Mardi Gras to Contraband Days: Louisiana Pirate Festival to Christmas celebrations, there is plenty to keep you busy.

We invite you to take a look at some of the many Southwest Louisiana entertainment options.

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Local business leaders and social organizations take to the streets on festive Mardi Gras floats from the Lake Charles Civic Center to Ryan Street, ending at Sale Road. span Read More →
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A parade of costumed pets and their owners makes for a whimsical, carnival atmosphere. The title of "Mystical Dog" is given to the most strikingly costumed participant. One of the most highly Read More →
The public tastes from every pot of chicken and sausage, seafood or wild game gumbo in a hot contest of more than 60 teams on Saturday, February 25, at the Lake Charles Civic Center Exhibition Read More →
Mardi Gras in Southwest Louisiana is a family-friendly festival and even has an entire day devoted to kids! Children’s Day, a free event open to children ages 3 to 11, combines Mardi Gras fun Read More →
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