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Lake Charles Visitor Center

Open Now: 08:00 - 17:00
Open today: 08:00 - 17:00
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Make this your first stop!

Loved visiting here, so full of information and everyone was super helpful about different things... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Skye M
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Great help, nice staff

We decided to stop by in way to our destination. Not only did the staff give us other ideas of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nederland, Texas
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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...more
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1205 N Lake Shore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601-2125
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved visiting here, so full of information and everyone was super helpful about different things in the area! My husband works for the railroad and we spent a lot of time in sulphur! Made sure to stop in here every time!

Thank Skye M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to stop by in way to our destination. Not only did the staff give us other ideas of things to do in the area that we were headed to they gave us ideas for a future trip with itinerary choices. Two thumbs up...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were disappointed at the lack of help the staff offered to us. She acted like we should know where stuff was. Got the impression she was too busy for our questions. Very nice building with lots of brochures.More

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LakeCharlesCVB, Manager at Lake Charles Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are sorry about your experience, and we are grateful that you took the time to let us know. Our staff puts hospitality first in all that we do, and this experience is not typical for what visitors encounter whenever traveling through and stopping at...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by on the way to New Orleans. The staff was super helpful and patient with our questions. They asked questions to learn about our trip references before offered valuable advices. We also saw 2 allegators in the pond near by. We also enjoyed...More

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LakeCharlesCVB, Manager at Lake Charles Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping by. We were happy to help!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for souvenirs to take something home to the kids . Did a web search for souvenirs in Lake Charles. 1st search was Lake Charles Visitors Center. We drove over from Kinder and we were very pleased. The Center was very nice, brochures...More

Thank irma2step
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Lake Charles is a city in southwest Louisiana. Downtown, the Mardi Gras Museum explores the history of the iconic festival through colorful costumes. The 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center features traveling exhibitions and local art. Nearby, the giant, centuries-old Sallier Oak tree...More

Thank Juanjose H
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Great place to visit to get brochures and information about what to do in Lake Charles and surrounding areas.

Thank Flogirl3
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Very friendly people willing to help you out in any way they can. Right on the lake on the east side of the bridge. Must syop if you are a visitor.

Thank Ocean_Rover_Blue_Wat
Reviewed 8 August 2018

If you are traveling through or visiting the Lake Charles or surrounding area in Southwest Louisiana, it is a great place to get information. The have info on the local restarunts and local area places of interrest.

Thank JerryR1020
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Very helpful. Thank you Kristen and Jamey for all the info and being so kind. Being a visitor in your town you made it so easy for us to find the must see and other awesome places

Thank Denise B
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31 March 2017|
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