Category: fearless finds

Fearless Finds: Jungle Gardens

When most people think of Avery Island, the Tabasco Factory comes to mind (be on the lookout for a post about the Tabasco Factory in the near future!), but Jungle Gardens is another amazing attraction on the island! Spanning over 150 acres, Jungle Gardens has beautiful foliage, birds, and several interesting historical artifacts, and all Read More

Following the Louisiana Antique Trail: The Steamer Trunk

We have another downtown Jennings, Louisiana, find for you, and this time it’s on the Louisiana Antique Trail! Nova Barnes opened The Steamer Trunk in December of 2012 fulfilling¬†her dream of having a shop on Main Street and loves to fill her shop with things her customers will “treasure and not just fill space.” The Read More

Lake Charles Veterans Memorial Park

There is lots to see around the Lake Charles Civic Center and along the boardwalk but none is as important and worthy of a visit as the Veterans Memorial Park. Each war is recognized such as the helicopter honoring the Vietnam veterans. You can even purchase a brick to celebrate your own veteran! For more Read More

Fearless Finds: Painting with a Twist

I am so excited to share this Fearless Find with y’all just in time for summer! We have been hearing about Painting with a Twist for quite some time now, and we always would say, “Oh we have to go try that!” But we never did! So this year just before Mother’s Day their Facebook Read More

Fearless Finds: Grandma’s Garden UPDATE!

Do you remember this adorable floral and gift shop in Welsh, Louisiana that we blogged about here? Well it’s added a new location! You can now stop by¬†300 South Thomson Avenue in Iowa, Louisiana, to find beautiful gifts and flowers! They also have Sweet Shop USA truffles inside that look so delectable with flavors like Read More

Fearless Finds: The Art-o-mat

Some of our best finds are ones that we literally stumble upon while out on our adventures, and this might be my favorite all-time random find! It’s called an Art-o-mat, and this one is located on the second floor of the Central School Arts and Humanities Center in Lake Charles. Art-o-mats are retro cigarette machines Read More

Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau: Stop #6 The Gator Pond

Well now that we’ve shown you the two fake gators, we’ve finally got to the real ones!! Just a little walk from the Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau is a fenced pond with at least four adult gators along with turtles and other natural wildlife. The area makes it super easy to see everything Read More

Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau: Stop #5 The Creole Nature Trail Virtual Tour

Just next to the large Louisiana state cutout is a familiar sight if you’ve been following our blog or have done any traveling around the backroads of Southwest Louisiana: a Creole Nature Trail marker! The Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau is the perfect place to start a trip down the Creole Nature Trail with Read More

Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau: Stop #2 & Gator on the Geaux “Clotile”

We were super excited to find the beautiful Clotile inside the Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau! As our fourth Gator on the Geaux to feature, Clotile is definitely a Lake Charles treasure. The people of SWLA even had a hand in naming her, and I love that they chose a Cajun name! We were Read More

Fearless Finds: Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau Stop #1

When driving East down Interstate 10, just after getting off the Calcasieu River Bridge, it’s almost impossible to miss the large, lit-up sign and marquee for the Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau. But have you ever actually stopped to see what all the fuss is about?! We have to admit, we hadn’t either. However, Read More

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