Lake Charles Travel Guide
Welcome to Lake Charles!
This WorldWeb.com travel and tourism guide for Lake Charles, featuring hotels and other accommodations, tours, attractions, events, shopping and more, will help you plan a successful visit to Lake Charles, Louisiana, U.S.A.
The city of Lake Charles overlooks the lake of the same name, a large freshwater lake with the only white-sand beach along the Gulf Coast. The lake offers numerous water sports and recreational opportunities. Each year Contraband Days, based on the legend of hidden pirate treasure along the beach, brings a festive atmosphere to the area. Visit the historic Charpentier District with its nearly 20 blocks of antique, Victorian-era homes. These homes reflect architecture unique to the area. Golfers will enjoy a choice of several popular courses including the Pine Shadows Golf Center. Hunting and fishing in and around Lake Charles are more of the cities attributes.
Hotels & Motels
L'Auberge du Lac Hotel & Casino offers 1,000 rooms, suites and villas each equipped with elegant furnishings, high-speed Internet access, two phone lines, in-room safes and terrycloth robes.
Calcasieu Charter Service offers fishing trips in the Clacasieu Estuary, known for its abundance of trout.