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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
Owner description: Four Diamond resort destination. Only Southwest Louisiana hotel to hold the prestigious standard of AAA Four Diamond. Full service casino resort offering non-stop Vegas style... more Owner description: Four Diamond resort destination. Only Southwest Louisiana hotel to hold the prestigious standard of AAA Four Diamond. Full service casino resort offering non-stop Vegas style gaming with 70 table games and over 1,600 slot machines, championship Tom Fazio golf course, full service Spa du Lac, resort pool and lazy river, unique retail shopping, 6 innovative dining outlets, 26-story casually elegant hotel with 1,000 rooms, suites and villas plus big name entertainment. less
Attraction type: Casinos
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Prien Lake Park
Prien Lake Park
Attraction type: Parks
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Millennium Park
Millennium Park
Attraction type: Parks
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Lake Charles Visitor Center
Lake Charles Visitor Center
Owner description: 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... more Owner description: 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 are the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road and the Southwest Louisiana Boudin Trail. In addition, we have local dining, casino, festival, and outdoor activity guides. less
Attraction type: Visitor Centers
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Steamboat Bill's
Steamboat Bill's
Ranked #1 of 266 Restaurants in Lake Charles
Cuisines: Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Vic & Anthony's
Vic & Anthony's
Ranked #2 of 266 Restaurants in Lake Charles
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Darrell's
Darrell's
Ranked #3 of 266 Restaurants in Lake Charles
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Saltgrass Steak House
Saltgrass Steak House
Ranked #4 of 266 Restaurants in Lake Charles
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Luna Bar and Grill
Luna Bar and Grill
Ranked #5 of 266 Restaurants in Lake Charles
Cuisines: American, Bar
Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

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La Quinta Inn & Suites Iowa
2.5 of 5
La Quinta Inn & Suites Iowa
$96 - $129
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Wingate by Wyndham Lake Charles Casino Area
2.5 of 5
Wingate by Wyndham Lake Charles Casino Area
$106 - $239
Ranked #3 of 34 Hotels in Lake Charles
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La Quinta Inn & Suites Lake Charles Casino Area
2.5 of 5
La Quinta Inn & Suites Lake Charles Casino Area
$109 - $212
Ranked #5 of 34 Hotels in Lake Charles
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SpringHill Suites by Marriott Lake Charles
3.0 of 5
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Lake Charles
$112 - $221
Ranked #6 of 34 Hotels in Lake Charles
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Golden Nugget Hotel
4.0 of 5
Golden Nugget Hotel
$168 - $484
Ranked #1 of 34 Hotels in Lake Charles
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L'Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles
4.0 of 5
L'Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles
$136 - $396
Ranked #2 of 34 Hotels in Lake Charles
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