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Baton Rouge
Settled by Europeans on Native American hunting grounds, the city of Baton Rouge has grown up under the influence of English, French, Spanish, and native cultures. The city is proud of its Cajun and Creole heritage, with clubs famous for playing the blues, and streets full of restaurants serving up everything from spicy Bayou foods to Caribbean home cooking. Located on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi delta, visitors can watch the sun set over the levees or ride on a riverboat casino.

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LSU Tiger Stadium
LSU Tiger Stadium
Attraction type: Arenas & Stadiums
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Mike the Tiger Habitat
Mike the Tiger Habitat
Attraction type: Other Zoos & Aquariums
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USS Kidd
USS Kidd
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Louisiana's Old State Capitol
Louisiana's Old State Capitol
Owner description: Once described by Mark Twain as the "ugliest thing on the Mississippi," this neogothic building, situated atop a bluff, contains a stained-glass dome, an impressive spiral... more Owner description: Once described by Mark Twain as the "ugliest thing on the Mississippi," this neogothic building, situated atop a bluff, contains a stained-glass dome, an impressive spiral staircase and a museum covering state politics. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Louisiana State Capitol
Louisiana State Capitol
This art deco masterpiece has been the site of a bombing, an assassination and the infinite machinations of state kingpins and politicos.
Attraction type: Government Buildings
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Tony's Seafood
Tony's Seafood
Ranked #1 of 964 Restaurants in Baton Rouge
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Louisiana Lagniappe Restaurant
Louisiana Lagniappe Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 964 Restaurants in Baton Rouge
Price: $18 - $35
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Parrain's Seafood Restaurant
Parrain's Seafood Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 964 Restaurants in Baton Rouge
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ruth's Chris Steak House
Ruth's Chris Steak House
Ranked #4 of 964 Restaurants in Baton Rouge
Price: $50 - $80
Cuisines: Steakhouse, American, Seafood
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Chimes Restaurant & Tap Room
The Chimes Restaurant & Tap Room
Ranked #5 of 964 Restaurants in Baton Rouge
Price: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Holiday Inn Express Baton Rouge North
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Baton Rouge North
$88 - $135
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Zachary
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BEST WESTERN Zachary Inn
2.5 of 5
BEST WESTERN Zachary Inn
$90 - $109
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Zachary
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Holiday Inn Baton Rouge College Drive
2.0 of 5
Holiday Inn Baton Rouge College Drive
$107 - $166
Ranked #3 of 71 Hotels in Baton Rouge
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Baton Rouge
3.0 of 5
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Baton Rouge
$110 - $179
Ranked #4 of 71 Hotels in Baton Rouge
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La Quinta Inn & Suites Baton Rouge Denham Springs
2.5 of 5
La Quinta Inn & Suites Baton Rouge Denham Springs
$91 - $127
Ranked #5 of 71 Hotels in Baton Rouge
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel
4.0 of 5
Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel
$137 - $226
Ranked #6 of 71 Hotels in Baton Rouge
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L'Auberge Casino & Hotel
4.0 of 5
L'Auberge Casino & Hotel
$121 - $338
Ranked #7 of 71 Hotels in Baton Rouge
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Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center
4.0 of 5
Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center
$148 - $220
Ranked #17 of 71 Hotels in Baton Rouge
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.