Welcome to Louisiana's capital city

Uncover the secrets of one of America’s fastest growing cities and immerse yourself into the many landscapes that define Louisiana’s capital city. From the legendary Southern cuisine that tantalizes taste buds to the renowned action of The LSU Fighting Tigers and SU Jaguars to the blossoming film and television industry, Baton Rouge’s past is intriguing and our hospitality and charm is contagious. 

In Baton Rouge, we take advantage of every celebration and plan a festival around it whether it’s Mardi Gras, music, arts, or the tradition of tailgating; there’s always a reason to engage with the locals while feasting on local fare with more than 400 dining options to choose from.

Get out and explore the outdoors year around whether your preference is on foot, wheels, or water there’s plenty to discover the city’s parks, trails and water ways.There’s never a shortage of things to do in Baton Rouge. 

Take a drive along the River Road and tour the many plantations – experiencing life centuries ago, before the days of modernization and experience the area’s diverse offerings of museums and attractions from political to history to art and science. And leave time to browse the area’s notable boutiques, antique shops, mixed use shopping centers or outlet mall. The Baton Rouge shopping scene is one of the best in the South.

Meeting planners and travel professionals alike have come to enjoy the group-friendly offerings, complimentary services and attention to detail they receive in Baton Rouge.  And with the renovation of the Baton Rouge River Center and the addition of new hotels, group options in Baton Rouge are endless.

So whether your travels bring you in for the weekend or an extended stay, let us give you the grand tour of one of the most historic, vibrant and always unforgettable cities in the South – Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 

Visit Baton Rouge: The Baton Rouge Zoo and Louisiana Swamplands
Visit Baton Rouge: The Baton Rouge Zoo and Louisiana Swamplands

Explore the wild side of Baton Rouge with Mo Isom, who somehow finds herself kissing giraffes, dodging gators, and chasing endangered ducks with horns (3:10) in this all-natural adventure. From the Baton Rouge Zoo to the swamps surrounding McGee's Landing, Mo travels by foot, boat, train, and (of course) teleportation to witness the area's wildest species. If you're looking to explore the Baton Rouge outdoors, this adventure is right up your alley.

DIG IN(TO) BR Restaurant Week
DIG IN(TO) BR Restaurant Week

Be a part of Baton Rouge's Restaurant Week on July 14-19, and enjoy irresistible cuisine at some of the best restaurants in the Red Stick. Price points range from only $15 - $35 per person for unique three course menus, wish dishes sure to tempt your taste buds. So get moving and make your reservations as many restaurants fill up quickly. For more information, or to make your reservations click below.

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Baton Rouge Irish Film Festival
Baton Rouge Irish Film Festival

Immerse yourself in Irish culture at the Baton Rouge Irish Film Festival! Festivities kick off Friday, July 18 at the Manship Theatre in downtown Baton Rouge and continue through Saturday, July 19. Festival features include showings of highly acclaimed feature films, short films, live performances and more! To view the complete schedule, click below.

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Sip & Savor Your Way Through Fete Rouge 2014
Sip & Savor Your Way Through Fete Rouge 2014

Sip the latest wines and savor chefs' specialties at Fete Rouge, Baton Rouge's premier food and wine festival. Join the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society on August 21-22, at L'Auberge Casino Hotel for 2 culinary infused events that are sure to keep you coming back for more. Click below for event and ticket information!

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Ready. Set. #GoBR.
Ready. Set. #GoBR.

Join the movement to show your pride, celebrate with friends and even win big! Take your #GoBR with you everywhere you go and share photos using #GoBR. Every time you post, you are eligible to win cool stuff like tickets, food and more! For further details, click More Information.

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Summer Fun in Baton Rouge
Summer Fun in Baton Rouge

Schools out and the kids are home...Are you looking for a little summer fun? Click on More Information to view family friendly activities that are sure to keep everyone busy this summer!

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