Attractions and Places to Visit in Lake Charles
History buffs will appreciate the historical flavor of Lake Charles. Walk the neighborhoods to take in the stately southern homes. Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana boasts a booming arts community that can be witnessed through touring one of the many quality galleries, with constantly updated exhibits and interesting art events. If you are a fan of Mardi Gras celebrations, the Mardi Gras Museum gets you up close to the elaborate costumes, floats, and rich history of this important piece of southwestern Louisiana culture. There are other fascinating museums where you will fall in love with the history of Lake Charles.