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Lake Charles
"The Festival Capital of Louisiana," Lake Charles hosts over 75 festivals each year, the most famous being Mardi Gras, the second largest in the state. The annual celebration attracts revelers with Cajun cook-offs, a children's carnival and a lighted boat parade. The city celebrates its local heritage with "Contraband Days," a two week long party in honor of the pirates that once sailed the local lake. The Central School Arts & Humanities Center is a stop on the African American Heritage Trail.

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Golden Nugget Casino
Golden Nugget Casino
Attraction type: Casinos
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L'Auberge du Lac Casino
L'Auberge du Lac Casino
Attraction type: Casinos
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Prien Lake Park
Prien Lake Park
Attraction type: Parks
Millennium Park
Millennium Park
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Bord Du Lac Park
Bord Du Lac Park
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Darrell's
Darrell's
Ranked #1 of 242 Restaurants in Lake Charles
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Steamboat Bill's
Steamboat Bill's
Ranked #2 of 242 Restaurants in Lake Charles
Cuisines: Seafood, Cajun & Creole, American
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Luna Bar and Grill
Luna Bar and Grill
Ranked #3 of 242 Restaurants in Lake Charles
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Brunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Vic & Anthony's
Vic & Anthony's
Ranked #4 of 242 Restaurants in Lake Charles
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Mazen's Mediterranean
Mazen's Mediterranean
Ranked #5 of 242 Restaurants in Lake Charles
Cuisines: International, Mediterranean, Greek
Dining options: Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

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La Quinta Inn & Suites Iowa
2.5 of 5
La Quinta Inn & Suites Iowa
$99 - $133
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Iowa
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Red Roof Inn Lake Charles
2.0 of 5
Red Roof Inn Lake Charles
$70 - $101
Ranked #6 of 31 Hotels in Lake Charles
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BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn & Suites
2.5 of 5
BEST WESTERN Bayou Inn & Suites
$87 - $146
Ranked #8 of 31 Hotels in Lake Charles
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Comfort Suites
3.0 of 5
Comfort Suites
$94 - $142
Ranked #10 of 31 Hotels in Lake Charles
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

L'Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles
4.0 of 5
L'Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles
$113 - $427
Ranked #1 of 31 Hotels in Lake Charles
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Golden Nugget Hotel
4.0 of 5 Golden Nugget Hotel
$148 - $457
Ranked #2 of 31 Hotels in Lake Charles
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