Student-Friendly Itinerary

In the Capital City, your student group will find attractions that showcase our historic and colorful culture, taste the  “Red Stick’s” delicious cuisine, experience our vibrant music and incomparable collegiate spirit!

While you’re here, take advantage of our walkable downtown, explore our interactive attractions, enjoy the sights of the majestic Mighty Mississippi River or put on the performance of a lifetime at one of our many performing arts venues! With plenty of activities to do in Baton Rouge, we encourage you to explore these fun options and create your personalized trip for you and your group! 


Student-Friendly Attractions
The tallest capitol in the U.S., the building is 450 feet high with 34 floors. The Louisiana State...
A National Historic Landmark standing high on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River. Houses the...
Established to provide and sustain a publicly accessible center for the collection, preservation,...
A 1792 French Creole plantation house authentically restored with outbuildings and gardens covering...
WWII Fletcher class destroyer, restored to 1945 appearance with over 50 inner spaces to see....
LSU's most prominent landmark. 175-foot structure was built in 1923 and dedicated in 1926 as a...
The Myrtles Plantation is one of America's most haunted homes. A 220-year-old antebellum plantation...
'Local Historic Treasure' - the Largest Plantation Home in the South! Relive the mansion's...
The premier facility in the South to focus on the history and heritage of African Americans along...
A 103-acre facility dedicated to conservation, education, recreation and tourism. It houses an...
At LIGO get inspired! Located in Livingston, Louisiana the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave...
Established in 1998 to preserve Angola Prison's prolific past and to educate the general public...

Performance Venues
The Manship Theatre offers a unique experience for its theatre audience, 325 front row seats. The...
Theatre Baton Rouge has been entertaining generations for decades, bringing the very best in theater...
For more than a century, LSU has cultivated a rich music and theatre tradition. The College of Music...

Campus Tours
Louisiana's flagship university. More than 250 principal buildings are grouped on a 650-acre...
Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, La., is located on the Scott's Bluff overlooking...

Student Fun
Two family entertainment parks. Dixie Landin' is an amusement park containing more than 26 rides and...
Like no other! The largest, most glamorous new mall in the Southeast offers stunning decor, food...
Two family entertainment parks. Dixie Landin' is an amusement park containing more than 26 rides and...
Like no other! The largest, most glamorous new mall in the Southeast offers stunning decor, food...

Local Dining Options

BJ's Brewhouse

Delicious food, a cool ambiance, lively bars and the fresh flavors of award-winning handcrafted...

California Pizza Kitchen

Home to the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza and other innovative hearth-baked pizzas, made-to-order...

The Chimes

A Baton Rouge and LSU tradition serving Baton Rouge for over 25 years. The Chimes has an upbeat and...

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store & Restaurant - Plaza Americana Dr.

Family-style restaurant with an old country store atmosphere featuring home-style meals prepared...

Drusilla Seafood Restaurant

Serving southern Louisiana cooking, such as Cajun-style seafood and steaks. Vegetarian, low-fat and...

Joe's Crab Shack

Peace, Love and Crabs! Joe's Crab Shack serves up a variety of shrimp, chicken, salads, sandwiches,...

Kona Grill

A mix of steakhouse and sushi restaurant.

Lava Cantina

This new restaurant located in Perkins Rowe Shopping Center brings a combination of fresh, Mexican...

Mall of Louisiana

Like no other! The largest, most glamorous new mall in the Southeast offers stunning decor, food...

Ralph & Kacoo's

Enjoy authentic seafood served in a laid-back atmosphere: seafood, steaks and other favorites. Ralph...

Looking for more information for your student group? Contact Tracy Francis below.

Tracy Francis, CTIS, CSTP, TMP

National Sales Manager, Tourism