Baton Rouge Area Travel Destinations


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Baton Rouge Attractions

Baton Rouge is known far and wide for a number of things: Louisiana State University, LSU Fighting Tiger football on Saturday nights in Tiger Stadium, Governor Huey Long, and Mike Anderson's Seafood Restaurant. And the skyscraper Louisiana Capitol, and the Mall of Louisiana on Bluebonnet Boulevard are always popular stops.

Besides the State Capitol, many visitors to the area enjoy the LSU Rural Life Museum, the Shaw Center for the Arts, the Old State Capitol and its Louisiana State Museum.

Other popular tourist spots in Baton Rouge include the LSU Museum of Art, the USS Kidd & Veterans Memorial on the banks of the Mississippi River downtown, the Shaw Center, and the Louisiana Arts & Science Museum.

Visiting attractions in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

 

Area Cities and Destinations

A number of cities and towns are located within easy driving distance of Baton Rouge, and offer a variety of attractions and things to do!

Popular Travel Destinations and Attractions near Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge attractions, things to do, and hotels Visit St. Francisville and West Feliciana Parish in South Louisiana Visit New Roads on False River in South Louisiana
Visit Denham Springs in south Louisiana near Baton Rouge Visit Gonzales in South Louisiana, the Jambalaya Capital of the World Visit Pierre Part, Louisiana, site of the filming of the hit TV series "Swamp People"
Visit Hammond, Louisiana, just east of Baton Rouge Visit Donaldsonville, in south Louisiana Take a trip to Breaux Bridge in Louisiana, site of the world famous Crawfish Festival

 

List of Louisiana State Parks & Historic Sites near Baton Rouge

Several Louisiana State Parks are located near Baton Rouge and offer travelers a wide range of outdoor activities. Enjoy camping, fishing, swimming, biking, paddling and picnic areas. Many parks offer cabins, glamping and meeting facilities.

State Park or Historic Site Location
St. Francisville
Jackson
St. Francisville
Plaquemine
Jackson
St. Francisville
Springfield

 

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