Hurricane Recovery Updates

Hurricane Laura recently impacted the entire Southwest Louisiana region on August 27. There is devastation to many properties, businesses and homes. As our resilient community has done many times before, we will rebuild and restore our community. For information on the destination regarding relief efforts, news, assistance and how you can help, learn more at RebuildSWLA. Learn More


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

Blog Icon Also View: #VisitLakeCharles Photo of the Month Winners

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!