- The list below includes 21 free or cheap things to do in or near Lake Charles, Louisiana, including 22 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Parks, Bowling and Family Fun Center.
- From Millennium Park to Bord Du Lac Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Lake Charles and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Sulphur.
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An Evening with Big Daddy Weave Baton Rouge MoreLess Info
Mike Weaver and his quintet of contemporary Christian rockers weave messages of praise into No. 1 hits such as “Redeemed” and “In Christ”
100% 55 votes
1100 Bord Du Lac Drive, Lake Charles, LA 70601 MoreLess Info
Located along Lake Charles, Millennium Park features a large, gated children's play area with smaller structures for younger children and multilevel structures for older children. It also has walking paths and a splash area.
94% 51 votes
900 N. Lakeshore Dr., Lake Charles, LA 70601 MoreLess Info
Lake Charles, Louisiana is home to the Bord Du Lac Park, a popular spot where all age groups enjoy relaxing and spending time outdoors. The park facilities are extremely clean, and no food is permitted.
76% 133 votes
107 Sutherland Rd., Lake Charles, LA 70611 MoreLess Info
The beautiful, verdant Sam Houston Jones State Park is a popular recreation area and campsite complex. All campsites must be reserved in advance. Day visitors must pay a nominal fee to enter the park.
100% 1 votes
1700 Fitzenreiter Road, Lake Charles, LA 70601 MoreLess Info
Perkins Ferey Park is an outdoor neighborhood park that includes a playground, restrooms, and a dock. The park also has a lake that can be used for boating, kayaking, and fishing.
100% 1 votes
Lake Street, Lake Charles, LA MoreLess Info
Open daily from sunrise to sunset, the community-based Ward 3 Dog Park allowed for all sized canines to enjoy themselves in a fenced-in environment. An obstacle course with a fire hydrant jump, hound hoops, and crawl tunnel provides structured play.
88% 59 votes
1205 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, LA 70601 MoreLess Info
Louisiana's Lake Charles Visitor Center has everything tourists and new residents need to make the most out their time in the region. The center offers maps, guide books, attraction literature and other information.
79% 29 votes
1205 North Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, LA MoreLess Info
Located in Louisiana's pinelands, the Charpentier Historic District is famous for its architecture, which is characterized by long, strong lines and sharp angles. This former lumber town is now a residential area.
100% 2 votes
620 Petro Point Drive, Lake Charles, LA 70607 MoreLess Info
With animal sculptures on the grounds, Putt Putt of Lake Charles offers visitors two 18-hole miniature golf courses to play at. There are also 4 batting cages and a putt putt camp that visitors can enroll in.
82% 39 votes
809 Kirby, Lake Charles, LA 70601 MoreLess Info
Lake Charles' Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu is a thriving cultural and historical institution dedicated to the Louisiana tradition called Mardi Gras. The museum features photos, Mardi Gras beads, other artifacts and more.
66% 44 votes
327 Broad St., Lake Charles, LA 70601 MoreLess Info
Kids and parents love the Children's Museum in Lake Charles, Louisiana. This hands-on learning center encourages kids to explore their world through touch, smell, movement and interaction with the museum staff.