Visit the city’s deep and colorful history with its beautiful antebellum mansions and experience what life was like in the cotton, sugar cane and rice plantations. Capitol Park Museum retraces the history of the state and well worth the visit.
Discover the Capital City’s rich musical heritage. Baton Rouge hosts a wide variety of musical events and performances featuring both local and world-renowned entertainers to keep you dancing year round.
Attractions range from a riverfront casino to the USS Kidd floating museum to the ultra-contemporary Shaw Center for the Arts, which clusters an art museum, gallery spaces, theaters and restaurants in the heart of downtown. Don’t miss the Old State Capitol, the Louisiana State Capitol and the old post office.
Tantalise your taste buds with the authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine from chargrilled alligator and crawfish pie to local catfish and Cajun boudin balls.