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Updated Jun 26, 2015 at 12:15 PM

Summer is in full swing and families are planning vacations and weekend getaways while the kids are out of school. The Louisiana State Parks system has plenty of options for families in Calcasieu Parish to travel a short distance and experience different sceneries and landscapes. Here we list five state parks within a few hours of Sulphur. Visit http://www.crt.state.la.us/louisiana-state-parks for more information.

Posted Jun 13, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Claire Hebert, Director of Economic Development for Cameron Parish, shared interesting facts about the parish with the West Calcasieu Chamber of Commerce Thursday, June 11.

Updated Jun 3, 2015 at 12:53 PM False
Updated May 26, 2015 at 10:40 AM

Driving back and forth between Maine and Florida twice a year, as weve done for more than a decade now, you get a small chance to take the pulse of America on a regular basis, or at least the Atlantic Seaboard slice of it.

Updated May 19, 2015 at 2:17 PM

While flying may be your fastest summer vacation transportation option, there’s something magical about a good old-fashioned road trip. Looking for a quaint little dining spot after a long day in the car? Don’t settle for...

Updated May 18, 2015 at 2:29 PM

Don’t want to spend your beach days flipping through tabloid mags? Looking for something to read on the airplane flight to your summer vacation destination? We’ve rounded up some of the summer’s hottest book...

Updated May 8, 2015 at 9:35 AM

Dardenne said that tourists spent more than $11 billion in Louisiana in 2014, which brought in $836 million in tax revenue alone.

Updated Apr 22, 2015 at 9:42 AM

The ribbon was cut Friday, April 17, on the Creole Nature Trail Adventure Point and satellite office of the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) at 2740 Ruth Street in Sulphur.

Updated Apr 17, 2015 at 12:27 PM

The national park system is made up of a whopping 407 areas of interest, according to NPS.gov, so you probably will have a hard time visiting every single one unless you want to quit your job. So in honor of National Park Week (April...

Updated Apr 10, 2015 at 2:18 PM

Actress Alyssa Milano’s recent Tweets about London Heathrow Airport’s decision to toss her pumped breast milk got us thinking about what other items are still not allowed in...

Updated Apr 6, 2015 at 1:34 PM

Statues are art, so taste in them is subjective, but some statues are just downright scary. Here are the five scariest we’ve seen in the U.S.

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