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Lake Charles Visitor Center

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Lake Charles is a city in southwest Louisiana. Downtown, the Mardi Gras Museum explores the history... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Juanjose H
Houston, Texas
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Awesome Place

Great place to visit to get brochures and information about what to do in Lake Charles and... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
San Antonio, Texas
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Located off of I-10 towards downtown on beautiful Lake Charles, the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau is here to serve visitors as a resource center for the region. Among the opportunities that you can learn about here...more
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1205 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2125
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lake Charles is a city in southwest Louisiana. Downtown, the Mardi Gras Museum explores the history of the iconic festival through colorful costumes. The 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center features traveling exhibitions and local art. Nearby, the giant, centuries-old Sallier Oak tree...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2018

Great place to visit to get brochures and information about what to do in Lake Charles and surrounding areas.

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Reviewed August 31, 2018

Very friendly people willing to help you out in any way they can. Right on the lake on the east side of the bridge. Must syop if you are a visitor.

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Reviewed August 8, 2018

If you are traveling through or visiting the Lake Charles or surrounding area in Southwest Louisiana, it is a great place to get information. The have info on the local restarunts and local area places of interrest.

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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Very helpful. Thank you Kristen and Jamey for all the info and being so kind. Being a visitor in your town you made it so easy for us to find the must see and other awesome places

Thank Denise B
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

My husband Ralph and I (Coral) drove to Lake Charles to pick up tourist brochures for us and our son and daughter in law who will be visiting with their 3 children. What a wonderful experience. Kristin and Melissa warmly welcomed us and were so...More

Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

We visited on the morning of Thursday, May 10, 2018, to ask for recommendations of things to do while spending a few days in Lake Charles. The staff member we spoke to was very welcoming and provided us with helpful information and brochures. The facility...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in just as they opened on our way to work, just to get a map, and got so much more. Kirsten was a huge help in answering our questions about the area with recommendations for everything we wanted to do and see. We...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2018

My wife and I stopped into the Lake Charles Visitor Center while driving around looking for things to do and see in the Lake Charles area. Everyone in the center was so friendly and helpful. They gave us all kinds of information on things to...More

Thank Roger P
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

I went to get some information of what to visit in the city. But the girl in the front desk didn’t know too much, and only gave me like 2 possible things to do and was like waiting for me to leave.

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March 31, 2017|
Response from LakeCharlesCVB | Property representative |
Address: 1205 North Lakeshore Drive Lake Charles, LA 70601 Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm