Lake Charles Vacations
What to Do in Lake Charles
One of the most exciting things about Lake Charles is all the access it affords visitors to Louisiana's natural wonders. Rental cars in Lake Charles, LA, are the best way to experience the great outdoors, like the Creole Nature Trail, which heads south towards the Gulf of Mexico and is a great way to explore the swampy marshlands emblematic of bayou country. Another great spot is Bord Du Lac Park, located on the shores of Lake Charles; a perfect spot to spend a lazy, sunny afternoon. For hotels in Lake Charles, LA, you'll want to look near the historic district, where there are plenty of shops and restaurants open daily.
Lake Charles Celebrates!
All-inclusive vacations to Lake Charles are best when they sync up with one of the city's many distinctive festivals. As with most of Louisiana, Mardi Gras is a huge festivity here, celebrated every spring in the downtown region. There's also the Contraband Days festival, which takes place in the beginning of May. This two-week-long event is held lakefront and celebrates the city's history, with a focus on spicy Cajun food. Travelocity offers Lake Charles package deals to help you save by bundling flights and hotels. Search over 400 airlines and more than 510,000 hotels worldwide, so you can be sure that you find the place that's just right for your Cajun adventure.