A few places might come to mind when you think of casino destinations, but did you know gaming is legal in certain parts of the South? They are allowed by law generally because they are on tribal lands or considered to be on the water, using a series of loopholes. Try your luck in any of these destinations, which have much more to offer than games of chance. Tunica, … [Read more...] about The South’s Best Gaming Towns
Lake Charles in western Louisiana is a favorite getaway for those coming from Texas or just avid gamblers. But there's more to the city than blackjack and slots. Its location on namesake Lake Charles as well as surrounding bodies of water makes it popular with outdoors lovers in search of fishing and wildlife spotting. There's also a long tradition of good food as the area is … [Read more...] about Weekend Guide to Lake Charles
A few weeks back, I had the pleasure of re-visiting Lake Charles, Louisiana, a place I only briefly passed through in 2015. That trip barely scratched the surface, but I remedied that with days spent exploring and eating. I will be writing more about that soon, but in the meantime, I wanted to give away some goodies to get you inspired for your own trip! Be sure to check your … [Read more...] about Win a Lake Charles Prize Pack!
Southern Stays is a series in which we review a property, whether it be a hostel, hotel or other forms of accommodation. To suggest a property please leave a comment or email us. If you've ever stayed at a casino, I can tell you that staying at L'Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles is nothing like that. Gone are the smoky hallways and darkened rooms lit only by neon. … [Read more...] about Southern Stays: L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles
Apart from companies like Abita, not many people can name a beer from Louisiana. But the state is actually full of them and in places you might not expect. Over 30 currently operate and we've been to three. Before you point out how many breweries we haven't mentioned, this is an evolving guide based on places we have visited. Come back to see where else in Louisiana we've been … [Read more...] about Visiting Louisiana’s Breweries