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In Lake Charles, Louisiana families are surrounded by beautiful natural landscape, scenic rivers, tranquil lakes, fun festivals, and fairs. Lake Charles offers a wide variety of things to do for whole family, including camping, swimming, mini golf, laser tag and bowling. Explore beautiful natural scenery, wildlife and birds along the Creole Nature trail.
Wrapping around Lake Charles Civic Center and bordering the lake, the Lakefront Promenade, otherwise known as Bord du Lac Drive is ideal for biking, relaxing strolls, and horse-drawn carriage rides. Bord du Lac Park has great playgrounds and adventures for children, including a pirate’s ship, climbing wall, a maze tunnel and a tree house.
Where to Stay: Grosse Savanne Lodge is a plantation-style retreat with a game room, fireplace and large porches.
Where to Eat: Luna Bar & Grill has a delicious kid’s menu, including fried shrimp, kids burger, grilled cheese and chicken strips.
Don’t Miss: Have a family picnic with a view of the water in Prien Lake Park.
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