If you managed to stick to your resolution past March 2020, you are amazing! As 2021 begins, here are a few ways that Baton Rouge can help you stick to your resolutions and routine in the new year. 

 

Eat Healthy

If you’re aiming to be healthier or eat locally, we have the places for you! The Baton Rouge food scene is packed with restaurants that serve fresh, vibrant dishes with high-quality ingredients. Here are a few of our favorite healthy-eating spots:

BLDG 5

2805 Kalurah St

The Big Squeezy (Multiple Locations)

3043 Perkins Overpass

327 North Boulevard 

18111 Highland Road 

Fresh Junkie (Multiple Locations)

4257 Perkins Road

501 Main Street

MJ’s Cafe

5162 Government St.

 

Get Active 

The key to a successful fitness regimen begins with a plan. Luckily, Baton Rouge offers plenty of options for different types of workouts! Check out some of these local suggestions when you’re developing your routine: 

Barre3 Baton Rouge

3535 Perkins Road, Suite 380

TreadBR 

4207 Perkins Rd

Yogalates II

3753 Perkins Road, Suite A

Spectrum Fitness (Multiple Locations)

7069 Perkins Road

4355 Perkins Road

145 Aspen Square

 

Traverse the LSU Lakes

If you want to get active but you’re trying to save a few bucks, walk, run or bike the 4-mile LSU Lake route!

 

Run a 5k, Half-Marathon, or Marathon

Start your year off right and sign up for the Louisiana Marathon, held January 16-17 in downtown BR. Register by January 12 to get a reduced price!

 

See Nature

Spend less time scrolling on your phone this year and experience the beauty that Baton Rouge has to offer!

Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center

10503 N. Oak Hills Parkway

LSU Botanical Gardens

4560 Essen Lane

Highland Road Park Observatory

13800 Highland Road
 

Get Cultured 

Expand your knowledge of Cajun culture, art, science and so much more this year by visiting one of Baton Rouge’s many museums

LSU Rural Life Museum

4560 Essen Lane

Louisiana Art and Science Museum

100 River Road South

Baton Rouge African American Museum

538 South Boulevard

Louisiana’s Old State Capitol

100 North Boulevard

LSU Museum of Art

100 Lafayette Street

Fifth Floor Shaw Center for the Arts

USS KIDD Veteran’s Museum

305 South River Road

 

Refresh Your Style 

Who thought we would ever grow tired of wearing sweatpants? Re-learn how to dress with style at one of the city’s many locally-owned boutiques and shops

Carriages Fine Clothier

7620 Old Hammond Highway

Lulu & Bean

2935 Perkins Road

The Hope Shop

1857 Government St

Wanderlust by Abby

4221 Perkins Rd

 

Learn Something New

If you haven’t already picked up a new hobby—or 10—during quarantine, use 2021 as your opportunity to learn something you’ve always wanted to do.

 

Take a Cooking Class 

Red Stick Spice Company 

660 Jefferson Hwy

 

Start a Garden 

Louisiana Nursery 

12289 Florida Boulevard

Clegg’s Nursery 

5696 Siegen Lane

 BR Succulent Co.’s Pop-Up Workshops

 

Regardless of how 2020 treated you or how you think 2021 will be, let’s resolve to be more kind, more joyful and more positive in this new year! Check out visitbatonrouge.com for upcoming community events, good eats and great sights around the Capital City!