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Lake Charles Visitor Center

1205 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2125
+1 800-456-7952
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Stopped in to get copies of pamphlets on LA for an upcoming trip up north. Greeter was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
starbunker2016
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
Nice and helpful

The ladies here were very efficient and friendly and knew the area well. The alligator pond had... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TigerLily1010
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Pennsylvania
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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 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.
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1205 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2125
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+1 800-456-7952
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in to get copies of pamphlets on LA for an upcoming trip up north. Greeter was very helpful and also gave postcards for us to show friends in WY. The center itself was clean and nicely decorated and very welcoming to guests. Happy we...More

Thank starbunker2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ladies here were very efficient and friendly and knew the area well. The alligator pond had only baby gators in it so they were hard to see. The ladies told us they had just removed the big alligators to a new home. Nice walk...More

Thank TigerLily1010
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Nice visitor's center. Tons of brochures and pamphlets. Pick up a gator postcard and fill it out - they will add the stamp and mail it for you!

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is a really nice little stop with clean bathrooms and tons of info. The people were friendly but not overly so. They have all the tourist brochures you will ever need and tons of kitschy Cajun art...like alligators and such. I wish I had...More

Thank kimcatus
LakeCharlesCVB, Digital Media Manager at Lake Charles Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

So glad you stopped by. Yes - the gators are in there. They are just very small. They are not even a year old yet! Come back soon. Happy Travels.

Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

A nice center with decent information about the surrounding areas. There's a small gator pond outside that's fun for the kids to see.

Thank AmbrosiaDawn87
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

After seeing guide a few miles of swamp it was a welcome site to see the renovated welcome center as a true welcoming to Louisiana. Staff was very helpful, especial recommending steamboat bills restaurant for lunch. Enjoy sitting a while on the deck with our...More

Thank rolsto314
LakeCharlesCVB, Digital Media Manager at Lake Charles Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Thank you, Thank you for your kind words and raving review. So glad you stopped and enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you in Southwest Louisiana again soon.

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I was so surprised with how much info they have on what to do and where to eat in the major cities. Helps trip planning! The staff is so sweet! Super nice, super welcoming.

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Tons of information to be had here. Check out the gift shop for some local items you can't find anywhere else. (Some are pricey!) Observe the alligator in the lobby. There are more like him all around Lake Charles & they are so much fun...More

1  Thank MrsHarrell117
LakeCharlesCVB, Digital Media Manager at Lake Charles Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

Thanks for the great review. We are glad you visited. Glad you stopped by the alligator park too. The alligators that are living there now are fairly new. They'll be full grown before we know it. You'll just have to visit again to check on...More

Reviewed 8 December 2016

The Lake Charles Visitor Center offers a good deal of information for traveling in Louisiana, and activities and points of interest in Lake Charles and the surrounding area. It was clean, the bathrooms were especially clean, had water fountains and the people working there were...More

Thank Nina R
LakeCharlesCVB, Digital Media Manager at Lake Charles Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

Thank you, thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the area and visitor center. Our staff takes pride in serving our visitors. Hope you'll visit again soon.

Reviewed 18 November 2016

The staff was very helpful. He asked what we were interested in seeing while in the area, then he proceeded to give us excellent recommendations. I highly recommend you stop here if you are wanting to find the treasures in the area. There is a...More

Thank tlpounds13
LakeCharlesCVB, Digital Media Manager at Lake Charles Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

So glad you enjoyed your visit and thank you for stopping by the visitor center. Big thanks for this great review! Safe travels.

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cjradice
What is your address? Opening time?
31 March 2017|
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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
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