With so many great attractions close to your Baton Rouge Airport Hotel, why wouldn’t you want to get out and explore the great city of Baton Rouge. Here are just a few…
Baton Rouge Raceway
Baton Rouge RacewayDistance from Baton Rouge Airport: 8.4mi
8 1/2 miles north of Airline Highway. Gift shop, food service and restroom facilities. Five classes of racecars challenge a 1/4-mile clay oval.
12561 South Choctaw Drive
Baton Rouge Recreation and Park Commission (BREC)Distance from Baton Rouge Airport: 9.8mi
From bike trails to frisbee gold courses, BREC is comprised of 182 parks and 54 rec centers throughout the city. Shuffleboard courts, a velodrome, ball fields and fishing lakes are but a few of the outdoor facilities offered.
3140 North Sherwood Forest Drive
225/273-6400 (Recreation Department)
Acadian Swamp ToursDistance from Baton Rouge Airport: 38.1mi
One and a half hour tour through the Atchafalaya Spillway on a covered boat, comfortable seats, handicap accessible & Coast Guard approved.
58235 New Camp Road
Alligator Bayou ToursDistance from Baton Rouge Airport: 23mi
10 minutes from Baton Rouge, Gift Shop, canoes available, catering and private parties. Cruise into the 17,000-acre Spanish Lake Basin on the comfortable covered Alligator Queen (Facilities on board, handicap accessible). See alligators, egrets, herons, bald eagles and spectacular sunsets on an open lake of giant old growth cypress trees, fun, entertaining eco-tours customized with food music and Cajun heritage presentations.
35019 Alligator Bayou Road
Baton Rouge Zoo
Baton Rouge ZooDistance from Baton Rouge Airport: 3.9mi
The #1 year-round family attraction in Baton Rouge. Over 1,400 animals await you in the beautifully landscaped Zoo. See alligators, elephants, giraffes, flamingos and white tiger. Plus: L’aquarium de Louisiane, colorful Parrot Paradise, KidsZoo, ride on the Cypress Bayou Railroad or White Tiger Tram, Safari Post gift shop and Flamingo Cafe Description: Zoological park with more than 1,000 animals on exhibit. Sidewalk tram and train rides available.
3601 Thomas Road
Blue Bayou Waterpark / Dixie Landin’ Theme ParkDistance from Baton Rouge Airport: 20
On I-10, at Highland Road exit 166 Both are family entertainment parks. Blue Bayou specializes in water attractions and Dixie Landin’ specializes in amusement rides. Call for more details and operating schedule.
18142 Perkins Road