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Welcome to Baton Rouge

Louisiana's Capital City

As the Capital City of Louisiana, Baton Rouge is the heart and soul of the state’s eclectic culture. With over 300 years of history, Baton Rouge has a colorful story to tell, which can be tasted through our culinary offerings, seen through the picturesque views of the Mississippi River and historical landmarks and experienced through the vibrant arts and culture scene. In the “Red Stick,” every day is worth celebrating, even more so through our festivals and events held throughout the year. So, sit back, relax and let us make the planning easy – we’ll be waiting to welcome you with Southern hospitality and an authentic Louisiana experience!

The Red Stick Blog

From unique Southern cuisine to breathtaking museums that capture the unique essence of the capital city, Baton Rouge has everything to make your visit to the red stick One to remember!

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Baton Rouge Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is around the corner, and a gift from the Capital City is sure to sleigh (get it?) the gift-giving game! We have put together this local gift guide to help you check everyone off…

Shopping in Baton Rouge

Make your next getaway to Baton Rouge and experience a shopper's paradise - outlets, outdoor malls, the Mall of Louisiana, antique shops, local boutiques and so much more await.

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From Cajun to Creole and everything in between, we invite you to feast on our local delicacies. Come taste why Baton Rouge has been voted as a Top Foodie Destination!