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Top Things to Do in Plantation Country in Louisiana
Whether riding solo or on a family vacation, there’s a fun-packed adventure waiting for you in Plantation Country. Take a tour of the Capitol Park Museum and the Louisiana State Capital Building. Play 18 holes at Baton Rouge’s Briarwood Golf Club. As unique cultural experiences go, you can’t find a better-kept secret than the Baton Rouge Irish Film Festival.
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Head out to Tiger Stadium and watch some LSU football. Get to Brunett Farms and experience the wonder of Old Farmer’s Day. From live hog butchering to sheep shearing to split rail fence building, and a load of contests and activities for kids, this is an event you won’t want to miss.
Have some world-famous Creole cuisine in St. Francisville or Lake Charles. Gumbo, jambalaya, crunchy po’ boys, whatever your taste there’s a mouth-watering Bayou delicacy ready for you. Soak up the local buzz by going on the Historic Central Louisiana Tour. If you like a mix of small-town charm and big city glamour, you’ll have to make time for the Top of the Boot Tour.
You definitely won’t be disappointed when you check out the Museum of Political History. If you love art, you have to make time to explore the Mid-City Cultural District and the Perkins Road Art District. Fill all your shopping needs at the Mall at Cortana or the Mall of Louisiana.
Get in touch with nature by boating, hiking, and wildlife viewing at the Lake Fausse Pointe State Park. Let the kids learn while having fun by taking them to the Baton Rouge Zoo, the LSU Museum of Natural Science, and the Louisiana Art & Science Museum.