Explore exciting things to do in Baton Rouge
While our hotel’s proximity to Tiger Stadium draws crowds of football fans each year, Radisson Hotel Baton Rouge is also surrounded by attractions that appeal to avid shoppers, history buffs and art enthusiasts. Hit the slots at Belle of Baton Rouge Casino or Hollywood Casino, or spend the day learning about art and history at the LSU Museum of Art and the USS Kidd Veterans Museum. The kids will love slipping and sliding through the rides at Blue Bayou Water Park during the warmer months.
Sports and entertainment
- Louisiana State University (1.5 miles)
Home of the Fighting Tigers, LSU is also one of the South’s premier research universities. While you’re on campus, be sure to visit the football stadium, often called Death Valley.
Phone: +1 (225) 578-1175
- Raising Cane's River Center (3.3 miles)
See which talented performers are hitting the stage at one of the city’s biggest event centers while you’re in Baton Rouge.
Phone: +1 (225) 389-3030
- Blue Bayou Water Park (10 miles)
What better way to spend sunny Louisiana days than in the water? Whether you’re floating down the lazy river or flying down slippery slides, this water park has aquatic attractions for the whole family.
Phone: +1 (225) 753-3333
- Santa Maria Golf Course (11 miles)
Spanning 150 acres of lush grass and glasslike ponds, this 18-hole golf course features a Spanish-style clubhouse.
Phone: +1 (225) 752-9667
- BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo (13 miles)
In addition to housing fascinating animals from around the world, this zoo also hosts community events like 5K runs and twilight tours.
Phone: +1 (225) 775-3877
- Towne Center at Cedar Lodge (2.8 miles)
Boasting beautiful landscaping and architecture, this open-air mall features everything from books and beauty products to fashion and food.
Phone: +1 (225) 925-2344
- Mall of Louisiana (5 miles)
Spend the day at this popular mall browsing through big department stores like Macy’s and Dillard’s as well as attractive boutiques like Francesca’s and Altar’d State.
Phone: +1 (225) 761-7228
- Belle of Baton Rouge Casino (3.3 miles)
Test your luck on three floors of fun and games at this 24/7 casino with more than 850 slots. On Wednesday night, pull up a chair and participate in poker and blackjack tournaments.
Phone: +1 (800) 676-4847
- Hollywood Casino (4.4 miles)
Spend the evening enjoying slots, table games and delicious dining at this 27,000-square-foot casino.
Phone: +1 (225) 709-7777
History, government and museums
- Louisiana Art & Science Museum (3.3 miles)
Featuring planetarium shows, interactive performances and captivating exhibits, this museum breathes new life into art and science.
Phone: +1 (225) 344-5272
- Louisiana’s Old State Capitol (3.3 miles)
This stoic, castle-like building, also known as the Museum of Political History, has overlooked the Mississippi River for more than 150 years.
Phone: +1 (225) 342-0500
- Louisiana State Capitol (3.3 miles)
A modern skyscraper, Louisiana’s current state capitol building towers 34 stories above the city streets.
Phone: +1 (225) 342-7317
- LSU Museum of Art (3.3 miles)
A cultural resource for inspiration and education, this museum houses one of the largest art collections among universities in the South.
Phone: +1 (225) 389-7200
- USS Kidd Veterans Museum (3.3 miles)
This vessel that was once called the “Pirate of the Pacific” now resides in downtown Baton Rouge to honor America’s military.
Phone: +1 (225) 342-1942