By Rose Overbey
Baton Rouge
Louisiana
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana is a notable city in the state of Louisiana. Whether it's the celebration of Mardi Gras, the LSU Tigers, or famous Creole inspired food -- it is likely you have heard of this southern town in passing conversation. Baton Rouge serves as the capital of Louisiana and is a wonderful place to visit.

EscapeWizard.com invites you to book your next trip to Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana.  The city can be accessed by Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR). Book your flight today with EscapeWizard.com: To do so, please follow the link to make flight arrangements (www.escapewizard.com/flight.php). And, when booking your hotel with EscapeWizard.com, please refer to our top selections of hotels in the Baton Rouge area for assistance with finding accommodations. Then check out this link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to utilize EscapeWizard.com’s hotel finder to search for hotels in the city.

Here at EscapeWizard.com, we suggest starting your tour in downtown Baton Rouge. This part of the city was established in 2008. It is full of restaurants and other attractions. Concert series are hosted in the spring and fall and local musicians come to entertain. The Shaw Center for the Arts is also located here and you can watch a moving ballet or other performances. There is also a restaurant overlooking the Mississippi River in the center. The downtown area is home to many other events year round and if you walk around you're sure to find an art gallery to pop into. There are many bars that offer a variety of entertainment, from live music to dancing.

The next location that we recommend here at EscapeWizard.com is the Nottoway Plantation. The plantation dazzles guests with its grandeur and intricate details. Events occur regularly, and it's a lovely place to grab a meal. The mansion restaurant serves up classic Louisiana fare with Creole touches. Take a tour and learn about the Randolph family that built this American castle.

EscapeWizard.com recommends taking a trip to the Baton Rouge Zoo. Tigers, rhinos and elephants will enamor animal lovers. There is an impressive bird display of parrots and other tropical creatures. Children will enjoy the KidsZoo, where they are allowed to touch some animals.

If you like exploring, EscapeWizard.com also recommends spending time at the Louisiana State Museum. Exhibits abound on the history of the state and the country. The museum also hosts walking tours of the city that cover important landmarks and historical areas. In a wonderful overview, you'll learn much about the city, state and nation. While at the museum you may hear of the Cabildo. This historical building's architecture is magnificent and worth visiting.

Other places of interest in the city are both the current State House and the Old State House for the state of Louisiana. Both facilities offer tours where travelers can learn about the state. Also, the USS KIDD is in Baton Rouge. This ship was named after Rear Admiral Isaac Campbell Kidd, Sr. who was killed aboard the USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor. This vessel is now a museum which gives vacationers the chance to get a first hand glimpse into the lives of the brave men and women that have protected the freedoms of the United States of America.

Government Street is a great place for shopping and we at EscapeWizard.com highly recommends frequenting these stores during your next vacation. Here you'll find many antique shops and a variety of dining. An afternoon spent browsing the area is sure to be enjoyable.

EscapeWizard.com suggests enjoying the unique southern hospitality Baton Rouge offers by taking advantage of the local eateries and bars while you're visiting. EscapeWizard.com encourages you to visit Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Just click the link above and head on down to Baton Rough with EscapeWizard.com.
Hotels in Baton Rouge
By D. Gregory Perrin
Homewood Suites by Hilton Baton Rouge
5860 Corporate Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA
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The Homewood Suites by Hilton® Baton Rouge is a great hotel in the city if you are looking for extended stay arrangements. The hotel is approximately 20 minutes from the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport off Interstate 10. Downtown Baton Rouge is only minutes away from the hotel which is great for those in the city for sightseeing. The staff will assist with the check-in process starting at 3 p.m. or after upon arriving in the city. If you arrive early, the hotel allows you to check your bags for safekeeping.

The hotel offers two different sizes of suites including a 1 bedroom or 2 bedroom. The 1 bedroom suite has the option of 1 king size or 2 double size beds. The two bedroom suite has both 1 king and 2 queen size beds. In the living room, there is a pull out sofa for extra sleeping accommodations. There is a color television with standard cable in each suite. All of the suites in the hotel come with a kitchen that includes a refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, stove, toaster and more.

Fitness enthusiasts will love the hotel’s gym. There are a slew of machines that can be utilized to get a workout with a great burn. There is also a beautiful swimming pool for relaxing in. There is convenience store in the hotel where guests can purchase drinks and snacks. And if guests need to wash their clothes they can use the coin laundry in the hotel.

Overall, the Homewood Suites by Hilton® Baton Rouge is a great little slice of home. In the mornings, guests can make their way to the lobby to enjoy a complimentary breakfast. Check-out from the hotel is at 12 p.m. EscapeWizard.com can assist with booking your hotel reservations. We encourage you to click this link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to start your search for great pricing at this high quality establishment.
Hotels in Baton Rouge
By Adam J. Mohney
Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center
201 Lafayette Street, Baton Rouge, LA
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Your adventure to historic Baton Rouge, Louisiana begins by booking the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center on EscapeWizard.com. The only four diamond hotel in Baton Rouge, Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center is the product of a $70 million renovation to the historic Heidelberg and Capitol House Hotel. With a beautiful view of either the Mississippi River or downtown Baton Rouge in every room you can book on EscapeWizard.com, you can't go wrong.

Located adjacent to the Shaw Center and River Convention Center on the bank of the great Mississippi River, guests of Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center are only a short walk from the most happening things in town. Also nearby are the Louisiana State Capitol and Louisiana State University (LSU). Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center is only eight miles from the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) and downtown Baton Rouge. Another great attraction, which will not even require leaving the hotel confines, is the third floor pool and garden overlooking the Mississippi River.

Guests of the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center booking on EscapeWizard.com will enjoy a complimentary shuttle that travels within a five mile radius of the hotel. Valet parking is also available for car travelers and rental car customers for a small fee.

Room options at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center include standard guest rooms, suites, executive rooms and accessible rooms. All rooms include a work area, high-speed wi-fi internet access and a television. Also included are a hair dryer, a coffeemaker, ironing supplies, a daily newspaper, a desk with ample work space and individual room climate control.

EscapeWizard.com also recommends that guests enjoy the Cajun-style cuisine during their stay in Baton Rouge. There is no better place than The Kingfish, a full service, fine dining restaurant featuring a menu of delicious steaks and seafood. Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center also features Huey's Coffee Shop, a coffee, espresso, cappuccino and pastry bar located in the main lobby. For guests looking to enjoy the views of their room while they eat breakfast, lunch, dinner or a late night snack, 24-hour room service is also available.

Baton Rouge is a melding pot of history, culture and cuisine that can not be missed. The historic Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center is EscapeWizard.com's number one recommendation for hotels. What are you waiting for? A four-diamond hotel stay on the bank of the Mississippi River is only a click away (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).
Hotels in Baton Rouge
By Adam J. Mohney
Hotel Indigo
200 Convention Street, Baton Rouge, LA
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EscapeWizard.com invites you to explore Baton Rouge, Louisiana without emptying your bank account on lodging by booking your stay at the Hotel Indigo-Baton Rouge Downtown. Conveniently located in downtown Baton Rouge, near the Mississippi River, Hotel Indigo-Baton Rouge Downtown is the best budget hotel that the city has to offer.

Guests of Hotel Indigo-Baton Rouge Downtown will not sacrifice location during their Baton Rouge vacation. The hotel is located in close proximity to several of the city's biggest attractions, including; Louisiana State University (LSU), the Louisiana State Capitol, the Louisiana Arts and Science Museum and the Riverfront Convention Center. Hotel Indigo-Baton Rouge Downtown is also only eight miles from the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR).

After booking their stay at Hotel Indigo-Baton Rouge Downtown on EscapeWizard.com, guests can choose from standard guest rooms, suites and the executive club level. All rooms come equipped with a color television, a desk, a phone with voicemail capabilities, a hairdryer, ironing supplies and individual room climate control. Guests will have a newspaper delivered to their room on weekdays and may also take advantages of the 24-hour fitness center, ATM machine and free high speed wi-fi internet access that Hotel Indigo-Baton Rouge Downtown offers.

Patrons of the Hotel Indigo-Baton Rouge Downtown will also enjoy wonderful cuisine within the hotel confines. The King Bar and Bistro offers breakfast, lunch and dinner on a bistro style menu. The casual dining facility includes many local favorites, including Cajun cuisine. Also on the premises of the Hotel Indigo-Baton Rouge Downtown is an atmospheric cocktail lounge. For guests looking to unwind and enjoy a meal without leaving their room, 24-hour room service is available offered to all guests.

A trip to the historical southern haven of Baton Rouge need not cost travelers a fortune, as they enjoy the area's cultural flavor and the scenic bends of the Mississippi River. Book your Baton Rouge vacation at the Hotel Indigo-Baton Rouge Downtown on EscapeWizard.com now (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).