Baton Rouge Area

Historic sites abound in and around the state capital of Baton Rouge. The beautifully restored Louisiana Old State Capitol building is one of the most impressive examples of Gothic architecture in the country. Area museums interpret the history of steam locomotives, African-American art, early village life, the criminal justice system and more. Genteel communities such as St. Francisville and New Roads are known for a gracious living and historic plantations that reflect French Creole influences. Lovely hills around Jackson and Clinton make for scenic drives. Visit plantations, such as the grand dame called Nottoway in White Castle, for an architectural treat. Back in the capital city, visit the campus of Louisiana State University, the "red stick" on the bluffs of the Mississipi River at Southern University and enjoy fine dining, live music, a bustling riverfront and casinos.

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public://Screen_shot_2010-11-18_at_3.29.36_PM_0.png Shop Louisiana Farmers Markets
Fresh-food markets are popular throughout Louisiana, and...
public://Screen Shot 2013-12-16 at 11.33.03 AM.png Baton Rouge Food Trucks
Check out these mobile kitchens, and learn where to find...
public://Chef Folse.jpg In the Kitchen with Chef John Folse
Get to know one of Louisiana's favorite chefs.
public://IMG_2020_0.jpg Louisiana's Spring Music Festivals
What are the sounds of spring in Louisiana? Jazz, Cajun,...
public://SpanishTownParade_near_StateCapitol_0.jpg Mardi Gras in Capital City: Come to the...
Big parades and festivities in Baton Rouge during...
public://OakAlleyPlantation_01_0.jpg Tour the River Road and Capital for...
Follow the Mississippi River as it flows through Baton...
public://Kite_Fest_Louisiane_0.JPG Kite Fest Louisiane
The skies above West Baton Rouge Parish fill with...
public://Tsunami RaginCajunRoll.jpg Don't Miss Dishes - Capital Cravings Trail
From Tigertown casual classics to Creole fine dining, the...
public://Screen_shot_2010-04-13_at_10.41.27_AM_0.png Civil War Battle Re-lived in Jackson,...
The Battle of Jackson plays out annually, more than a...
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Historic sites abound in and around the state capital of Baton Rouge. The beautifully restored Louisiana Old State Capitol building is one of the most impressive examples of Gothic architecture in the country. Area museums interpret the history of steam locomotives, African-American art, early village life, the criminal justice system and more. Genteel communities such as St. Francisville and New Roads are known for a gracious living and historic plantations that reflect French Creole influences. Lovely hills around Jackson and Clinton make for scenic drives. Visit plantations, such as the grand dame called Nottoway in White Castle, for an architectural treat. Back in the capital city, visit the campus of Louisiana State University, the "red stick" on the bluffs of the Mississipi River at Southern University and enjoy fine dining, live music, a bustling riverfront and casinos.

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