Lake Charles, LA
Uniquely Cajun cuisine. A vast outdoor oasis. A vibrant downtown full of shops and restaurants. Great nightlife fueled by local breweries and casino resorts. Meet Lake Charles, nestled in the middle of stunning Southwest Louisiana.
In Lake Charles, you’ll find an outstanding way of life filled with Louisiana charm, unforgettable festivities (think Mardi Gras), great career opportunities and plenty of fun activities to fill your evenings and weekends.
You can afford to live here, too, with cost of living numbers lower than the rest of the state and the national average. The city, along with the rest of Southwest Louisiana, boasts a thriving economy and offers an outstanding transportation infrastructure helps draw major companies to the region.
If you are thinking about moving to Lake Charles and Southwest Louisiana, be sure to check out the latest edition of Livability Southwest Louisiana.
This digital edition of the Southwest Louisiana is sponsored by Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance.
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