Baton Rouge at Home
Whether you’re dreaming of your next trip or missing the place you once called home, you can Explore Baton Rouge from wherever you are in the world. Baton Rouge’s attractions, restaurants, shops and more have come up with ways unique ways you can enjoy our joie de vivre (or way of life.)
All of this is available to you at any time, from anywhere. Then when you’re ready for your next trip, Baton Rouge will be ready for you.
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These virtual experiences will have you feeling like you’re right in the Red Stick. Tune in to an online cooking class and whip up a traditional Baton Rouge dish for supper, wander through the LSU museum of art, tour the amazing USS Kidd in virtual 3D. There’s so many opportunities to explore Baton Rouge online.
USS Kidd Virtual Ship Tour
Step aboard the USS Kidd from home and explore in 3D this fletcher-class destroyer from WWII. See inside the ammunition handling room or play in the Pilothouse. You can even switch to the VR setting if you have a virtual reality viewing device for a fully-immersive experience!
Supporting Local Businesses
There are also ways you can support the local businesses that make Baton Rouge so special. Order takeout from a local restaurant offering special services here. Purchase a gift card from ANY local retail store, restaurant, museum, etc. There are many local campaigns active to do this including: Keep BR Serving and the Better Together BR campaign. Shop online at a local retail store, museum online store, etc. Purchase local products when you shop at the grocery store.
Virtual Local Marketplace
In response to recent restrictions on upcoming festivals and markets, Local Pop-Up is working daily with their community of Louisiana makers, artists & small businesses to offer a virtual marketplace showcasing their goods. Stay safe, stay home and support your favorite local makers by exploring the new Local Pop-Up Online Shop!