Lake Charles, Louisiana Hotels and Travel Guide
Located on the Gulf Coast’s Intracoastal Waterway, and home to the only white-sand inland beach along the Gulf, Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a regional center for energy production and for its fun festivals. If you’re looking for Lake Charles, Louisiana, hotels, Extended Stay Hotels has a great place to stay at a great price.
• Crossland Economy Studios Lake Charles - Sulphur
Energy production and distribution are key aspects of the Lake Charles economy. One major energy producer, Citgo Petroleum, operates two major plants in Lake Charles with over 1,650 full time employees. The Citgo facilities range from a half mile to nine miles from the Crossland Economy Studios Lake Charles - Sulphur location.
Other major petrochemical companies located in the Lake Charles area include PPG Industries, Calcasieu Refining Company, and Conoco Phillips.
The Lake Charles economy is well-diversified beyond energy and petrochemicals. The Port of Lake Charles is the eleventh largest seaport in the U.S. and serves as the fourth largest liner seaport service in the Gulf. Aircraft maintenance is a growing part of the Lake Charles business community with maintenance facilities by Aeroframe and Northrop Grumman just ten to twelve miles from the Crossland Economy Studios Lake Charles – Sulphur.
Lake Charles is also a fun place to visit, being known as the “Festival Capital of Louisiana”, thanks to the over 75 festivals held here annually. Most notable are Mardi Gras in February and Contraband Days held in May.
Outdoors enthusiasts should check out the Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau, just east of the I-10 bridge. The Bureau is best known for its live gator pond and gator sculptors, each of which has been decorated by local artists.
If it is recreation that you desire, head to the newest riverboat casino, L’Auberge du Lac Casino Resort, for dining, a live show, or a night of Vegas-style games. For the golf enthusiast, the Gray Plantation Golf Course is an 18-hole 7,200 yard championship course, one of 12 in the state on the Audobon Golf Trail. This great golf course is just 11 miles from your hotel room.
For a comfortable, convenient and affordable Lake Charles, Louisiana, hotel, the Crossland Economy Studios Lake Charles – Sulphur is a terrific choice.