Known for its location on the banks of the Mississippi River and its world-class food and friendly people, Baton Rouge is a Southern city that everyone needs to experience. Book your Baton Rouge hotel and start planning your Southern adventure today.
Out and About in Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge is a city with deep historical roots that offers visitors everything from museums to plantations, and lucky for you, it's easy to find cheap hotels in Baton Rouge. To start your day, head to the Hilltop Arboretum. With its hundreds of varieties of rare plant and tree species, this gorgeous green space offers trails, educational stops, and plenty of room for picnics.
When you're ready to move on, head to BREC'S Baton Rouge Zoo to see everything from otters to tigers, and then cruise over to the Magnolia Mound Plantation, which offers visitors a taste of the local history.
To cool off, head down to the Blue Bayou water park. If you're staying at one of the nearby Blue Bayou hotels, ask for a deal on tickets. In the evening, head out to the Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center to glimpse gators and learn about Baton Rouge's natural environment.
Eating and Drinking
If you're staying at one of the pet-friendly hotels in Baton Rouge, grab Fido and head down to Another Broken Egg cafe. This cozy local establishment offers tasty traditional fare like buttermilk pancakes and Belgian waffles. For lunch, head to The Cabin Restaurant. Once a slave home on the Monroe Plantation, this historic restaurant offers traditional Cajun cuisine, including red beans and rice and Southern-style po-boys. For dinner, get some great seafood at Drusilla Seafood, which offers a down-home feel and fresh fish every day. Locals love menu items like blackened tuna and the trademark seafood platter. To grab a drink, head to Bayou Billiards for a local brew and a game of pool.
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