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Explore Downtown Baton Rouge with this unique offering

Baton Rouge, Louisiana. If you’re not from around here, you probably know it for LSU. And if you are from around here, well you probably still associate it with LSU. But just about three miles north of LSU’s campus lies another gem, Downtown Baton Rouge. 

Downtown Baton Rouge, Mississippi River 

Downtown BTR is home to some amazing restaurants, beautiful art and the one and only Louisiana State Capital. But, how often have you made it there to explore what Downtown Baton Rouge really has to offer? If I’m being honest, I can’t say a whole lot.

Well, now is the time. Discover downtown with ‘Enjoy Baton Rouge Walking Tours.’ A guided walking tour that connects you with the new and old Downtown Baton Rouge. Tour guide, John Kelton, will walk with tourists as her provides informative and entertaining insight on things you might’ve not known.

Posted by Enjoy Baton Rouge Walking Tours on Friday, May 15, 2020


Enjoy Baton Rouge Walking Tours offers a few different tours. You can explore the new state capital area or the old state capital area. Each tour is 90-minutes and $25 per person. Or you can enjoy the downtown culinary scene with a food tour. This three-and-a-half-hour tour will take you to five local restaurants while learning about downtown. This tour is $60 per person and includes restaurant tabs and tips.

Because these are walking tours, Kelton recommends wearing comfortable shoes. If you’re interested in finding a tour time and date that works best for you, click here.

So, go ahead, be a tourist in your town. It makes you appreciate all the things your city has to offer.