Best Baton Rouge, LA Attractions

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    Myrtles Plantation

    This gracious plantation home, claimed by some to be haunted, sits amid beautifully landscaped grounds and ageless oaks. Built around 1796, the Myrtles is...

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    Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center

    Should you want to get out of town a bit and browse Louisiana's natural beauty, this center affords great sightseeing. A mix of forest and swamplands, the...

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    LSU Museum of Natural Science

    Intended to collect and document specimens from the natural world, this museum and research facility offers a wealth of information on Louisiana's native...

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    Magnolia Mound Plantation

    Nestled in a grove of gracefully arching trees, Magnolia Mound began as a small, late 18th-century home and was expanded into a plantation home. Its French...

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    Belle of Baton Rouge

    Docked on the Mississippi River near the convention center, this triple-deck riverboat easily takes care of folks who want to indulge in a bit of gaming....

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    Hilltop Arboretum

    These gardens were begun by Emory Smith and donated to LSU in 1991 as a practical classroom for landscape and botany students. On the fourteen acres are a...

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    BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo

    Since 1970, visitors to, and residents of, Baton Rouge have been able to "travel" the world at this charming zoo. Animals from Asia, Africa, North and South...

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