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Governor John Bel Edwards issued a statewide mask mandate which will be in place through September 1 for all people, regardless of vaccination status, if 6 feet of physical distance cannot be maintained indoors. Please be sure to have a mask with you when traveling. More Info


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!