- TripBuzz found 40 things to do with kids in or near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, including 19 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Gonzales, Zachary, Denham Springs and Thibodaux.
- From LSU Tiger Stadium to Alex Box Stadium, the Baton Rouge area offers 43 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Water Parks, Dog Park and Landmarks.
- The capital city of Louisiana, Baton Rouge was previously ruled by seven different governments, as made apparent by the various French and Spanish influences throughout the city. The city is an hour and a half west of New Orleans and its main port is the ninth-largest in the United States in terms of shipping.
93% 1010 votes
40136 Highway 942, Darrow, LA 70725 MoreLess Info
A historic plantation established in the late 18th century, the Houmas House Plantation & Gardens is a popular spot for movie and commercial productions. The gardens cover 38 acres, and there is also a restaurant on the site.
94% 34 votes
11788 Highway 965, St. Francisville, LA 70775 MoreLess Info
Exhibits and an audio-video presentation detail the history of the Audubon State Historic Site. Besides the Oakley house, it has a 1 mile-long trail and a 100 acre forest, where a large variety of birds can be spotted.
96% 266 votes
12501 La. Highway 10, St. Francisville, LA 70775 MoreLess Info
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site serves as a representation of a large cotton plantation during the 1800s. The site itself rests on the 371 remaining acres of the original plantation and contains the main house, well-kept historic gardens, and thirteen historic out-buildings.
76% 378 votes
7747 U.S. Highway 61, St. Francisville, LA 70775 MoreLess Info
Self-proclaimed the most haunted house of America, The Myrtles Plantation stands on the place of a late 18th century slave plantation. It is included on the National Register of Historic Places and has a full service restaurant and 11 bed and breakfast rooms. It can host weddings.
Part of Mrs. Heather's Farms, along with Mrs. Heather's Strawberry Patch, Mrs. Heather's Pumpkin Patch offers a variety of fun and educational outdoor activities for kids. Visitors can zip line, wander a corn maze, or get their faces painted.
76% 87 votes
1337 Henderson Levee Rd., Henderson, LA 70517 MoreLess Info
McGee's Landing is a local company which organizes a variety of guided tours including bird-watching tours, night trips as well as fishing and hunting tours around the Atchafalaya Basin Swamp.