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Try the alligator—it tastes just like chicken in this heart of Cajun country where local specialties include Zydeco shrimp and sweet beignets. Louisiana’s capital may have a toned-down Mardi Gras in comparison to N’awlins, but its LSU tailgate parties give the Big Easy a run for its money.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Baton Rouge. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Baton Rouge flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo. ... Read More
Try the alligator—it tastes just like chicken in this heart of Cajun country where local specialties include Zydeco shrimp and sweet beignets. Louisiana’s capital may have a toned-down Mardi Gras in comparison to N’awlins, but its LSU tailgate parties give the Big Easy a run for its money.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Baton Rouge. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Baton Rouge flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

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Getting to the Mountains from Southeast Louisiana

Written by Chris & Carinne on 23 Jul, 2010

I have been on a quest to find the perfect mountain hiking area for extended weekends ever since I moved to Baton Rouge about a year ago. Trips to quality mountains used to take days to make from my former home in Philadelphia, but now,…Read More


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