Baton Rouge is the second-largest city and capital of Louisiana, USA. The city is a major petrochemical, industrial and port center of the American South. Its port is the 9th largest in the USA by weight. It has a humid subtropical climate with hot and humid summers, mild winters and high rainfall throughout the year.
The city also has an expanding art scene, fully centered in the city center. This is the middle of southern Louisiana cultures, with a mixture of Creole and Cajun Baptists, as well as Catholics in the South Mississippi and Florida parishes. It is a college sports town. Southern universities Jaguars and LSU tigers are two popular teams and provide the city’s greatest entertainment every football season.
Art Center Show
This 125,000-square-foot Museum of Fine Arts, an educational and performing arts center is located in the heart of Louisiana, Louisiana. The center includes the LSU School of Art gallery, Louisiana State Museum of Art, and 325-seat Manship Theater, classrooms, a park, and a rooftop sushi restaurant. It also includes the largest collection of Newcomb ceramics in the USA. The skin of this center was created both through private and public funding.
Baton Rouge Zoo
This zoo is located about 15 minutes north of the city center. It is administered by BREC and the East Baton Rouge Recreation and Parks Commission, Louisiana. This is the first zoo in Louisiana to be accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. It is open from 9:00 to 17:00 daily and until 18:00 on Saturdays and Sundays. Admission for adults is $ 6, $ 5 for seniors and $ 3 for children 2 to 13 years old.
Louisiana State Museum
This museum features 2 floors of exhibits related to Louisiana culture, with interesting sights such as the first forge of Louis Armstrong, the tombstone of Huey P. Long, and the submarine of the Civil Confederation with a hand-crank propeller. Full Museum Address: No. 660, 4th Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Baton Rouge Hotels
La Quinta Inn University of Baton Rouge District
This hotel is located in the heart of the city and 4.8 km from Louisiana State University. It is also located 5 miles from LSU Lakes, Mall of Louisiana, and 9 miles from Blue Baton Rouge Zoo. A complimentary, bright breakfast served each morning. Other facilities include an outdoor pool, laundry facilities, a convenience store, and a restaurant.
All rooms have data telephones, premium cable televisions, coffee makers, alarm clocks and hair dryers. Full hotel address: 2333 Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center Hotel
This hotel is less than a few minutes from Louisiana State University and Louisiana State Capitol. It offers a free shuttle service within a 5-mile radius. It has 290 elegantly furnished rooms with the amenities and conveniences of modern hospitality. All rooms include cable TV, a fridge, coffee maker and hairdryer.
The hotel has a business center, meeting rooms, luggage storage, gift shop, and multilingual staff. The full address of this hotel is Lafayette Street 201, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Red Roof Inn Baton Rouge
This hotel is close to important facilities such as hospitals, shopping centers and a wide selection of restaurants. The hotel is a short distance from Blue Bayou Waterpark and the casino strip. There is a cafe in the style of freshly brewed and ground whole bean coffee.
All rooms have cable television, coffee makers, hairdryers, refrigerators, and high-speed Internet access. Full hotel address: I-12 on Forestwood Forest Boulevard, exit 44. 11314 Boardwalk Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.