Louisiana

Lake Charles is Full of Surprises

By Carey Hoffman The flamboyant Louisiana politician Huey Long once ran on the promise, “Every man a king.” While much has changed from his 1930s Louisiana, Long would likely approve of the way that the destination town of Lake Charles reflects his motto today. Lake Charles has a diversity of diversions, including a collection of golf options, that when packed …

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7 Reasons to Visit Lake Charles in Louisiana

Lake Charles, Louisiana sits on the confluence of the Gulf of Mexico, the lake of the same name, culture, unique cuisine, and attractions. This is Cajun country, full of historical French-inspired influence that extends from lodging to attractions to cuisine. The area is known for incredible fishing and hunting, yet the other aspects of Lake Charles make it must stop …

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Golf and Mardi Gras… Let the Good Times Roll

It’s Carnival season and it’s a great time to let your ball roll on our smooth greens down south. Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras Day) is actually February 17, but the festive season lasts more than a month. Parties and parades take place beginning after Epiphany (or Kings’ Day) in early January. We feature two great destinations with mild winters where …

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