Welcome to Baton Rouge!

Located an hour from New Orleans and Lafayette, Baton Rouge is the perfect destination for an authentic Louisiana experience. We invite you to #ExploreBatonRouge and discover over 300 years of history, a culinary scene like no other and a vibrant arts and culture scene.


With a history as colorful as Baton Rouge's, it comes as no surprise that there are many museums located within walking distance! Uncover the rich archives located within the Old State Capitol Museum or launch yourself back in time by stepping aboard the USS Kidd Veterans Museum – there’s something for everyone to enjoy!


From culinary to cultural, the Capital City is booming with tours for you and your party to take! Feast your way through the downtown area with a food tour or dive into the Red Stick city's history with a city tour. Whatever your preference, Baton Rouge is sure to exceed your expectations!


If you’re searching for something special to remember your trip by, look no further! Purchase unique souvenirs from a museum gift shop, peruse antiques and records in Mid City or discover the perfect ingredients to replicate authentic Louisiana dishes at home.


A trip to Baton Rouge isn't complete until you feast on our local delicacies! Baton Rouge's culinary scene is known for spicing things up a bit and bringing the flavor of Louisiana to the table. Our Cajun and Creole influences attract hungry visitors from around the world. You'll have a hard time choosing where to eat from the many options of local favorites and classics to the experiential new fusion-concept restaurants fit for foodies.