Things to Do in Baton Rouge

Situated along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River, Baton Rouge provides an entrancing blend of historical attractions, scenic beauty and vibrant entertainment. The city buzzes with the energy of youth, while maintaining the charming traditions of its Southern lifestyle. With LSU Football, riverfront casinos and an electric nightlife, there's plenty of pulse-quickening action to get your blood pumping. A local mecca for art and culture, Baton Rouge also features a number of art museums, gallery spaces, theaters and culinary hotspots, making it a complete vacation destination for any and all backgrounds.

Louisiana State University

Known for its famous college football program and diverse research programs, LSU is one of the region's top academic institutions.

Downtown Baton Rouge

Explore Downtown Baton Rouge and discover historical landmarks, art museums, free concerts, theater, ballet and a vibrant nightlife.

LSU Rural Life Museum

Journey back to 19th century Louisiana and discover the largest collection of architecture and artifacts from this fascinating period..

USS Kidd Site

Visit the famous "Pirate of the Pacific" and discover one of the most fascinating historical attractions in the southern U.S.

Mall of Louisiana

Enjoy more than 175 specialty stores, along with eight full-service restaurants and the AMC 15 Movie Theater at the Mall of Louisiana.