If you’re looking for adventure in the Deep South, book a flight to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and get ready for a southern-style romp. The capital city sits on the eastern bank of the Mississippi River, surrounded by historical mansions, plantations, and museums. To jump-start your getaway in “The Red Stick,” fly into Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR), which is just 8 miles north of the city’s hub.
Transportation from BTR
Let your vacation begin as soon as your Baton Rouge flight lands. If you’ve reserved a car ahead of time, mosey over to the rental counters, which are located next to the baggage claim area. The best part of having your own vehicle is that you can explore the city at your will. So spend the morning at the Magnolia Mound Plantation House, zip over to the nearby Louisiana State Capitol, and then wind up at a hotel near Baton Rouge Metropolitan Air.
If you don’t want to fuss with navigating the city, let the buses to do it for you. The Capital Area Transit System (CATS) offers an hourly shuttle that runs between the terminal and downtown. Not sold on shuttles? Flag down a taxi, or arrange for a shuttle or limousine to pick you up from outside the baggage claim area.
Gallivant in Baton Rouge
When it comes to venturing around Mount Hope Plantation House and the LSU Rural Life Museum, allow Travelocity to get you there. Take a peek at our cheap flights to Baton Rouge to explore “The Capital City” without giving your bank account a heart attack. To save even more of your hard-earned cash, bundle your hotel and flights together into one of our Baton Rouge vacation packages. With your plane tickets to Baton Rouge taken care of, it’s time to get ready to smell the roses in the south.