Area Attractions

Gray Plantation Golf Club offers you easy access to a hidden treasure; an unrivaled Sportsman’s Paradise in Southwest Louisiana. Just a 45 minute drive from Beaumont, Texas, Lake Charles will surprise, delight and totally exceed your expectations! Lake Charles is also served by the Lake Charles Regional Airport providing non-stop commercial airline service to Houston and Dallas.

In addition to nationally award-winning golf at Gray Plantation, Lake Charles is home to lakes, bayous, rivers, streams and the nearby Gulf of Mexico, which are all teeming with wildlife.  With legendary hunting and fishing, where “the big one” gets caught, mixed in with ritzy Las Vegas style casino gaming, action-packed horseracing, a diverse arts community, over 75 annual Festivals, sporting facilities, museums, and its own Mardi Gras celebration, what more can you ask for?  We invite you to explore this hidden treasure.  It will beckon the sportsman in you back for its high standards of luxury and taste.  As for Members of the Clubs of Graywood, it becomes a lifestyle.

Nightlife and Entertainment

The nightlife is non-stop in Lake Charles, featuring 24-7, Las Vegas-Style gaming on either side of the I-10 Bridge and plenty of nightclubs featuring live music and evening fun. Ryan Street in the historic downtown area is known for its restaurants such as Luna's Bar and Grill, O.B.'s Bar and Grill, Sha Sha's Creole Restaurant, Sylvia's Bistro, and Pujo Street Cafe. Other popular bars throughout the area include Cowboys, Yesterdays, Buffalo Wild Wings, Micci's, and Frosty Factory.

Local Accommodations & Partners

Isle of Capri Casino
Isle of Capri Casino - Lake Charles is a river boat Casino in Westlake, Louisiana and is open daily 24 hours. The casino's 48,900 square foot gaming space features 1,990 gaming machines and seventy-five table and poker games. The property has four restaurants and three hotels with 501 rooms.

 

 

 
L'Auberge du Lac Casino Resort
L'Auberge du Lac Casino Resort is a 26 story hotel with nearly 1000 guest rooms.  The resort includes a full service casino, spa, two heated swimming pools and a lazy river, restaurants, gift shops and an 18-hole public golf course.  The resort provides a venue for popular entertainers such as Gretchen Wilson, Willie Nelson, Wayne Newton, Bill Cosby, Jay Leno, and Loretta Lynn have entertained at L'Auberge Center.  During the summer, parties by the pool also bring thousands of people across the area.


Grosse Savanne Lodge
Located in the southwest corner of Louisiana, Grosse Savanne is an incomparable resort nestled in the heart of Cameron Parish (County). Cameron has 26 miles of natural, easily accessible Gulf of Mexico beaches, abundant wildlife and fisheries, and fresh and saltwater marshes. Fed by three river systems—the Sabine, Calcasieu and Mermentau—750,000 of Cameron’s 900,000 acres are defined as coastal wetlands, open water or open range. Grosse Savanne encompasses more than 50,000 of the parish’s wetlands, prairies, and agricultural fields, and is bordered by the finest saltwater lake in the state—all providing abundant opportunities for our visiting sportsmen.

The Best Western Executive Hotel and Suites
Conveniently located in Sulphur, Louisiana with easy access to local industries, shopping, beaches and casinos. Each spacious, well-appointed room features all the extras that make a big difference while traveling. For added comfort and convenience, the Best Western Executive Hotel and Suites offers a fitness center, complimentary hot breakfast, full service business center with free high-speed Internet access and outdoor swimming pool.
 

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Located in the heart of Sulphur.  For the playful at heart we are minutes away from area Casinos - Isle of Capri, L'Auberge du Lac Casino. The horserace enthusiast will enjoy a day at Delta Down Horseracing and Casino.

 

  

 

 

  

                     

Festivals



   







Lake Charles is often referred to as the Festival Capital of the Louisiana! With over 75 annual fairs and festivals, there is something happening every weekend! From the second largest Mardi Gras celebration in Louisiana to the swashbuckling Contraband Days Pirate Festival attracting more than 200,000 and featuring national entertainers. There is always something simmering in the gumbo pot or a toe tapping tune in store for visitors.

A few other examples are listed below:(br/>

  • Cajun Music and Food Festival
  • Mardi Gras Celebration
  • Calcasieu Festival
  • Celtic Nations Heritage Festival
  • Gallery Promenade Arts Showcase
  • International Food and Music Festival
  • Marshland Festival
  • Con du Lac - The Louisiana Sci-Fi Expo
  • Red, White, Blue and You July 4 Celebration
  • Southwest Louisiana Christmas Lighting Festival
  • Veteran's Day Parade
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    Directions

     

    From Houston:  Take I-10 East to Lake Charles.  Just west of Lake Charles take the I-210 loop.  Exit onto Nelson Road and turn right. Continue on Nelson Road through the intersection at W. McNeese.  Take a right onto Country Club Road then a left at Big Lake Road. Continue on then make a right at the Graywood entrance.

    From Lafayette:  Take I-10 West to Lake Charles.  Just east of Lake Charles take the I-210 loop.  Exit onto Nelson Road and turn left.  Continue on Nelson Road through the intersection at W. McNeese.  Take a right onto Country Club Road then a left at Big Lake Road. Continue on then make a right at the Graywood entrance.

    Local residents may also want to use the new entrance off Big Lake Road as shown on the map.