5 days in Lake Charles & Opelousas Itinerary

5 days in Lake Charles & Opelousas Itinerary

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5 days in Lake Charles & Opelousas Itinerary

Start: Lake Charles
1
Lake Charles
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Opelousas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Lake Charles

2
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Lake Charles

Lake Charles ©
Lake Charles is a brackish lake located on the Calcasieu River in Southwest Louisiana, United States, situated almost entirely within the Lake Charles city limits. Get out of town with these interesting Lake Charles side-trips: Coushatta Casino Resort (in Kinder), Orange (Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center & W.H. Stark House) and McFaddin-Ward House Museum (in Beaumont). The adventure continues: try to win big at Golden Nugget Casino and walk around Veteran's Memorial Park.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lake Charles trip itinerary maker website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Lake Charles. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Opelousas.

Things to do in Lake Charles

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trips

Orange, Coushatta Casino Resort, McFaddin-Ward House Museum
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Coushatta Casino Resort ©
Coushatta Casino Resort
Isle of Capri Casino Hotel Lake Charles ©

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Opelousas

Opelousas ©
Opelousas is a small city in and the parish seat of St. Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino has been added to your itinerary. On the 29th (Mon), try to win big at Paragon Casino Resort, steep yourself in history at LSP Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Landry Catholic Church.

To see maps and more tourist information, read Opelousas visit planner.

You can drive from Lake Charles to Opelousas in 1.5 hours. July in Opelousas sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 72°F at night. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Opelousas

Fun & Games Casinos Golf

Side Trips

Paragon Casino Resort, LSP Museum
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Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino ©
St. Landry Catholic Church ©
St. Landry Catholic Church
LSP Museum ©
LSP Museum

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