Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lake Charles
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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Yesterday we traveled from Mississippi and across Louisiana almost to Texas -- it was a fairly long drive, but Sassy and Odie were good travelers. In fact, they spent (as always) the whole time driving in their carriers -- we open them up, but they just stay inside and look out at us. Oh well . . . . . ...
... Thursday: today we crossed over into Texas shortly after leaving Vinton and drove as far as Rockport TX - stayed the Sandollar resort. We set up and headed out for a bite to eat. It's definitely warmer here - don't need the extra blanket:) Friday: We packed up and hooked up so we were ready to leave. Then we decided to do a bike ride this morning along the water before leaving. We left around 11:00 and drove straight to Mission - arrived around ...
... I was happy to see a beach, though, and waded in up to my calves. I walked down the shore and collected a few cool shells.
We drove along the Gulf Coast and took a ferry to cross over to a town called Cameron. Cameron is also small and depressed, with only two little shops and maybe a restaurant. We stopped to take photos of a storm damaged building and car, and Randy had us stop at a place where they sold shrimp fresh off the boat. We ...
... casino. I was totally grossed out by the smoke (smoking was allowed on the game floors) and by the overstimulating games—way to much noise and way too many flashing lights for me! I took advantage of the complimentary drinks and we asked some employees how the whole system works. A nice woman named Denise walked us through the whole thing, and we played one dollar on a penny slots machine. We won 5 cents ...
... saw live crabs in there, and saw the boiling pots and seasoning in the back of the restaurant where they make crawfish boils, crab boils, etc. Cool!
After that we bought Randy some Duck Dynasty PJ’s, which he adores, enjoyed yummy pralines (pecan candy), and watched the movie, Ray. It was a great movie, and the performance of the actress who played young Ray’s mother made me cry several times.