Enterprise to Lake Charles Road Trip Guide


Enterprise, a city with deep entrepreneurial roots, is the place to be to enjoy a bit of everything. This city in South Alabama sees plenty of sunshine, averaging about 212 sunny days a year and is famously known for its monuments and structures. The striking buildings and architecture will leave you stunned and impressed. Interesting attractions in the city such as the Boll Weevil Monument and the Southern Broadway Dinner Theatre will strike your fancy and make your time in here worthwhile. Whether as a visitor or a tourist, the stage is set for memories that won’t be forgotten.

Enterprise is an ideal point to begin an RV road trip. Venture out of this city to experience forests, scenic highways and some of the country’s natural beauty. Given the numerous things to see and do, you can never be too prepared for what’s coming. In fact, you have to make sure you don’t forget to carry your binoculars and camera along. Experience fun and glamour and the rush of adrenaline when you make all your travel fantasies come true.

Lake Charles will bring you a wide range of recreation activities that guarantee unforgettable excitement, from hunting opportunities to fishing, live music, amazing attractions, and more.

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Road trip length: 2-3 days
Recommend rig: any
audience: family

Point of Interest

Three Notch Museum

If you’re a fan of history, then no place else on this route will be of more interest to you than the Historical Central Street. The iconic buildings that line this street in Andalusia may make you feel like you’ve stepped back into the 19th-century. Don’t worry; you won’t be the first to feel that way. The buildings are truly fascinating to see.

At the entrance of this street is the Three Notch Museum, which not only gives you the history of the area but also tells the story of the country. This structure used to be a train station in the late 1800s before it was converted into a museum with various interesting artifacts such as handwoven baskets, railroad memorabilia, railway cars, and many more.

When you step out of the museum, you can check out the Corinthian Columns and Hexastyle Portico before heading to the nearby Andalusia RV park for the night.

USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

The USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park in Mobile is a beautiful sightseeing destination and features one of the most unique U.S. military attractions of all time - The USS Alabama, which was one of the major vessels of WW II. This war machine holds a lot of details about the war, and answers any question enthusiasts may have about the role the vessel played in that fight. It also serves as a monument to honor all those who fought in the war and sacrificed their lives. If you’re coming with kids, they definitely will have fun with all the climbing during the tour.

When you’re done with your tour at the Memorial Park, you can eat at one of Mobile Bay’s finest restaurants, Noja Fine Dining. If you’re not ready to leave Mobile yet, a nearby private campground will provide the accommodation you need in your RV.

Gulf Islands National Seashore

On the coast of Mississippi in Ocean Springs, Gulf Islands National Seashore provides visitors with many things to do – you could hike trails with your family as well as watch birds as they fly by and try identifying them if you have a bird guidebook. Besides, you can decide to take a walk along the seashore and experience the tranquillity of nature while the children run around the shore.

The campgrounds in the park allow for picnics and cater for a wide range of accommodation needs, including RV and trailer campsites. If you have a boat, then you could go fishing or take a boat cruise on the lake. The beach is also available for swimming enthusiasts too. If you want to go golfing, the golf park has a golf course where you can test out your golfing skills. And why not try out some seafood at any of the restaurants in the park, that offer some of the best seafood dishes on the coast?

Louisiana Art and Science Museum

After spending so much time outdoors, you may want a change of scenery and what better place for this than the Louisiana Art and Science Museum in Baton Rouge. The museum has on display amazing features from dinosaur artifacts to modern exhibits such as artistic paintings, engineering structures, and the solar system. The museum’s dynamic exhibits also mean that no two experiences here are ever the same.

Here, if you join the tour, you and your family will find activities customized for you. You’ll find that there are interactive performances that will keep the children learning all day long. The adults are not left behind as there are astronomy classes that you will definitely be wholly immersed in. After a splendid day at the museum, feel free to retire to any of the private RV parks in the city before setting out for Lake Charles the next morning.


After such a grand trip, Lake Charles is ready for you and it promises to be an amazing time. The city has won admiration from visitors and opens up its arms for you to discover things you didn’t even know you could.

This city is home to beautiful and well-equipped casinos, amazing golf courses, plenty of sites for fishing and hunting, as well as numerous destinations for guests who love to party and enjoy festivals. The Louisiana Pirate Festival is definitely one of the popular events here.

If you’re looking to enjoy the sights, then you can visit museums that have Mardi Gras costumes and rich galleries beaming with artworks. You can be sure you won’t have a dull moment here.

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