Louisiana Hotel Reservations
Hotels in Lake Charles, LA
On you spring or summer visit to Lake Charles, be sure to have an aquatic adventure when you visit Calcasieu Lake, just 20 miles south of downtown Lake Charles.
You can put some money on the ponies when you visit Delta Downs Racetrack Casino, or indulge in a bit of history with an exploration of 1911 Historic City Hall – a rotation of presentations and exhibits available for viewing Monday through Saturday.
Keep in the spirit of Louisiana and plan a visit to the Mardi Gras Museum. Only minutes east of downtown Lake Charles, the Mardi Gras Museum offers you a glimpse of the famous event.
If you're in town during Mardi Gras, Lake Charles doesn't fall short – they've got a Krewe of Barkus Parade, Gumbo Cook-Off, Lighted Boat Parade, and a Taste de la Louisiana culinary event. No matter the reason of the season, visit Lake Charles and enjoy.
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- 10 Civil War Sites in Louisiana!
Chalmette National Battlefield
From Confederate Memorial Hall in NOLA to the Old Louisiana State Capital in Baton Rouge, here are 10 must-see Civil War sites in Louisiana.
- 10 Hot Louisiana Festivals!
Celebrate Louisiana Music, Food & Heritage
Check out 10 annual festivals held throughout Louisiana – from the famous Mardi Gras celebration to the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival. Plus food, jazz, and shopping.
- 11 Fine Fishing Holes in LA!
Fishing in Louisiana
Anglers traveling through Cajun Country, northern, central, or Plantation Country in the Creole State – here are 11 of the best fishing holes in Louisiana.
- 13 Museums & Sites to Visit in LA!
A Louisiana Plantation
On your next trek through Louisiana, be sure to explore any of these excellent museums, like the Louisiana History Museum.
- 20 Cultural Destinations in Louisiana
Louisiana State Capitol
Here are 20 family-friendly museums, traditions, historic sites, and more cultural destinations to do throughout Louisiana.
- 25 Things To Do For Kids In LA!
New Orleans' Jazz
Here are 25 livley destinations for the whole family throughtout central and southern Louisiana, as well as New Orleans, Cajun Country, and Plantation Country.
- 9 Golf Courses in Louisiana
Put your way to par in Louisiana.
Keep it in the fairway and try any of these nine premier golf courses in Louisiana. Head north, or check out New Orleans.
- Best Things to Do in Baton Rouge
Mississippi River in Baton Rouge
An unbeatable itinerary for your visit to Baton Rouge – covering everything from museums and parks to events and more.
- Things to Do in Northern Louisiana
Why let New Orleans have all the fun? All across northern LA, there's an abundance of fun things to do and places to discover. Check out these great things to do in northern LA:
- Best Things to Do in Lafayette
Cathedral of St. John
The Heart of Cajun Country is ripe for an adventure any time of year, featuring food, culture, history, and more. Check out the best things to do in Lafayette.
- 9 Louisiana Racetracks
Racing in LA
Across Louisiana, check out these excellent racetracks. From Shreveport to Baton Rouge, get into gear and watch some races.
- French Quarter Field Guide
Try our French Quarter Field Guide
Check out the many activities in the French Quarter – from incredible food to festivities, history, and shopping.
- Best Things to Do in Monroe
Check out these great trip ideas before you visit the "Twin Cities of northeast Louisiana," Monroe and West Monroe.
- Top Free Things to Do in NOLA
Historic Site in the French Quarter
We've all been there - sometimes you need to save a few bucks when traveling. So, before you head to NOLA, check out these free things to do and mark your itinerary accordingly.
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