Destination Updates

On Sunday, March 22, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards issued a stay-at-home order to combat coronavirus spread. The order requires Louisiana residents to shelter-at-home unless going out for essential tasks effective until April 12. Many attractions, concerts, events, and festivals have either been postponed or canceled activities until that time. View Updates


Snap Your Story

Be a Storyteller with #VisitLakeCharles 

Everyone in Louisiana is a storyteller.  So, we're asking YOU to help tell our story by tagging your photos that you post on social networks with #visitlakecharles. If you are eating something amazing, see a beautiful sunset or attend a local event, snap a picture and post it with #visitlakecharles. 

Steps to Sharing

1. Take photo or video with your smartphone

2. Share on your preferred Social Network (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)

3. Add "#visitlakecharles", "#eatswla", or "CreoleNatureTrail" to the description

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Instagram-Worthy Spots

Here are a few more cool places in Southwest Louisiana to take an "award-winning" Instagram shot. Don't forget to tag us: #VisitLakeCharles! Your photo could be selected as Photo of the Month!