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Lake Charles Visitor Center

1205 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, LA 70601
8004567952
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Ranked #6 of 15 Attractions in Lake Charles
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Ok, so the staff aren't really that knowledgeable, they just point you in the direction of some leaflets if you ask about stuff. They are helpful, like they gave us the wifi password when we were stuck and they called somewhere for us as well, but it's rubbish otherwise. You can find everything online! The building is nice though, nice... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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199 reviews 199 reviews
17 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Stopped in for directions and received some great assistance and instruction. Lots of brochures and other information available. Worth a stop in. They even have alligators out back, if you haven't been able to find any.

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Victoria
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Stopped here to get info about the Historical Districts of Lake Charles. Easy to get from I-10. Helpful people with plenty of good brochure/maps. It covers all of the surrounding area,too.

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Vevey, Switzerland
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169 reviews 169 reviews
29 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Beside the usual (and very good) brochures, they have an app for iPhone to guide you along the Creole trail. Well done, still to be improved. Loading is very slow (server problem?), and there is apparently not yet a Android version. But it is available in 4 languages, which is a great plus.

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Dayton, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Super friendly staff, great display of Mardi Gras floats from kids from area schools, really nice displays of local art and free coffee and a free telescope to look across the water. Really nice!

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Katy, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This Visitor Center is very nice. The staff we spoke with was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Based on her recommendations, we had a very nice time exploring Lake Charles and eating at some of the local mom and pop shops. The center itself is very nice and clean.

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Buffalo, New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Very Nice Visitors Center. Many brochures, Nice Gift shop, with really good prices. You even get a free calendar. There are also some fenced in gators too your left, many photo ops here. If your in the area come here first.

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West Drayton, United Kingdom
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100 reviews 100 reviews
23 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

A great place to start off your vacation in the Lake Charles area as the staff are extremely knowledgeable about the area.

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Metairie, Louisiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Wonderful staff, the building was spotless except for a few cigarette butts around door, but that's due to tourist! Beautifully landscape & scenic location with access to walking on the beach.

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Sydney
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241 reviews 241 reviews
82 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

I think this is now in a new building about .3 of a mile closer than where my brand new sat nav says it is. ooops. The building is good and the advice was great, restrooms were clean.

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