Things to do in Baton Rouge, LA

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Hot Tips:

If you can, try to be at the levee at sunset.

Caution:

Public transport isn't the best, so you'll need your own wheels to visit the plantation homes.

Hot Tips:

If you visit a plantation in the off season, you may have the entire place to yourself.

Be Sure to Sample:

Boudin, a sausage casing stuffed with pork and rice.

Explore Further

Hot Tips:

Be sure to take in some Zydeco music before you leave!

Explore Further

Caution:

The arts market is only open mornings on the first Saturday of each month.

Hot Tips:

Don't miss the Cajun Village, full of restored historic Acadian style homes with specialty boutiques and live alligators.

Best Local Souvenir:

An alligator skin wallet and Louisiana hot sauce.