225 Insider’s Guide: Visit Baton Rouge

Why We Love It

Home to the LSU Tigers and Southern Jags, Baton Rouge comes alive in the fall with football and tailgating. Enjoy a staycation by visiting the USS KIDD Veterans Museum, hop over to Elsie’s Plate and Pie for lunch, and then stargaze at the Highland Road Park Observatory.

USS Kidd

Insider’s Secret

Looking for a place off the beaten patch for music? Catch some blues at Teddy’s Juke Joint in Zachary. If you like Italian cuisine, make a reservation at the quaint restaurant Nino’s known for their farm to table menu. For a fun fall day outdoors, visit the LHC DiscGolf Park in Scotlandville.

Teddy’s Juke Joint

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