Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana is like multiple vacations in one destination! Life can get hectic, and in Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana, we know how to make you smile. Being the Festival Capital of the state, we are no strangers to cotton candy, carnival rides and exciting festivals—from the regalia of our family friendly Mardi Gras celebration to the Contraband Days Pirate Festival, Cajun Music & Food Festival or Southwest Louisiana Christmas Lighting Festival.
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