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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 Louisiana Pirate Festival: 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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