5 days in Lake Charles Itinerary

5 days in Lake Charles Itinerary

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Lake Charles
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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. Kids will appreciate attractions like Holly Beach and Millennium Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Living The Dream Guide Service and Big Thicket National Preserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lake Charles: Martin Dies, Jr. State Park (in Jasper), Kisatchie National Forest (in Provencal) and Palmetto Island State Park (in Abbeville). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Creole Nature Trail Adventure Point, walk around Veteran's Memorial Park, try your luck at L'Auberge Casino Resort, and sample the tasty concoctions at Crying Eagle Brewing Company.

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In July, daily temperatures in Lake Charles can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Charles

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Living The Dream Guide Service, Martin Dies, Jr. State Park, Creole Nature Trail Adventure Point, Palmetto Island State Park, Bayou Rum Distillery
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Palmetto Island State Park ©
Palmetto Island State Park
Big Thicket National Preserve ©
Big Thicket National Preserve
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park ©
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park