Vinton Welcome Center

The Vinton Welcome Center is currently being reconstructed at its former location.

Address:
6212 West I-10
Vinton, Louisiana 70668
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Coordinates:
30.1373382, -93.6789458

Directions:
On I-10E, coming from Texas - after crossing the state line, follow the Louisiana Welcome Center "Bienvenue" sign and bear to the right as you exit onto the ramp that leads to the rest area. Passenger vehicle parking in front. Lots of parking available.

Phone:
(337) 589-7474

Email:
vinton@crt.la.gov
Hours of Operation:
  • 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily
  • Closed for New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day


24/7 Services Available:
  • Restrooms, including handicapped facilities
  • Vending

Amenities During Business Hours:
  • Tourism and travel information
  • Video exhibits of attractions throughout the state
  • An interactive exhibit showcasing state parks, golf courses, state museums, scenic byways, and heritage sites. 

Nearby Attractions:

Creole Nature Trail

Multiple Casinos in Lake Charles and surrounding areas

Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu (Lake Charles)

Railroad Museum of DeQuincy

Veterans Memorial Park and Marina (Lake Charles)

Lakefront Promenade/beach  (Lake Charles)

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