The capital city of Louisiana may be overshadowed by New Orleans, but the city is still a tourist stop of its own. Set along the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge is full of historic architecture and charming streets.
Visit the Old Louisiana State Capitol and Museum, or get a taste of the antebellum south at the LSU Rural Life Museum or the Magnolia Mound Plantation. The Louisiana Art and Science Museum and the Baton Rouge Zoo are among the other must-visit spots in the city.
As the home to Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge is full of college vibes, as well as great shows and speakers who come to the university area. Plus, the city is home to the LSU football team. Head to Tiger Stadium to catch a game.
Locals in Baton Rouge tend to be polite and helpful.
The best time to visit the city is in November or in the spring, between March and May, so you can avoid the hot bayou summers and catch some of the driest months.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Baton Rouge. The warmest months in Baton Rouge are June and May, when temperatures reach 97 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 21 ˚F. The wettest month in Baton Rouge is January with 9.68 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.08 inches of rain.
At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, priceline, Agoda and more. Baton Rouge has 7044 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Baton Rouge is available at $16 per night. On average, a place to stay in Baton Rouge will cost you $105 per night.
Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Baton Rouge can pick from 676 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 184 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Choose from 186 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Baton Rouge by car, be sure to choose from 700 accommodations that provide parking. We have 232 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 212 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
In Baton Rouge AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 6 providers, including 528 places to stay from Airbnb, 72 accommodations from priceline and 72 places to stay from Agoda.
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