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 May and June, when temperatures reach 95 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 20 ˚F. The wettest month in Baton Rouge is August with 13.23 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.68 inches of rain.
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If you want an internet connection during your stay in Baton Rouge, then you can choose from over 553 accommodations that provide WiFi internet. 137 places to stay include a breakfast. You can maintain your workout regime by staying at one of 174 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Baton Rouge, you'll want to pick from 572 places to stay that provide parking. We track 226 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
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