Things To Do In Baton Rouge for a Weekend of Family Fun!

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Are you looking for things to do in Baton Rouge? Are you or your family seeking adventure? Opportunities to learn? To take in the Louisiana culture of Baton Rouge? I have just the roundup of locations to plan fun days out of the house and into a day of adventure. Get your calendar ready!

Top 4 Things To Do In Baton Rouge For The Whole Family

Atchafalaya Basin Landing Airboat Swamp Tours

Atchafalaya Basin Landing Airboat Swamp Tours is a family-owned-and-operated destination of fun. You can find them in America’s largest freshwater swamp at 1377 Henderson Levee Road, Henderson, LA 70517. Providing tours for over 20 years, they love showing off Atchafalaya Basin’s unique ecosystem. The basin houses a variety of wildlife, including alligators, fish, and birds. Your family can have the opportunity to view some of Louisiana’s natural beauty in the safety of an airboat. All with the company of a skilled and experienced guide! All the more reason to book your airboat adventure today.

USS Kidd

Why not take an adventure and go back in time while at the USS Kidd Veterans Museum? They are at 305 S River Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70802. Your family will be in awe as you explore the USS Kidd, recognized as the most authentically restored vessel in the world by Historic Naval Ships Association. In their attached Veterans Museum, you can also see interesting exhibits and artifacts that tell you all about the USS Kidd and its crew. Start planning your day to learn about and honor Louisiana veterans.

Louisiana Arts And Science Museum

This popular destination at 100 S River Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70801, brings together art, science, and the opportunity to explore. They house permanent collections that range in periods and styles, including contemporary, American, and European paintings to ancient artifacts from Rome, Greece, and Egypt. Their planetarium offers shows and programs for astronomy and beyond, allowing you to relax as you take in mind-blowing information. Their changing and hands-on exhibits are always exciting and make each visit unique.

Shaw Center For The Arts 

If your family loves the arts, you will love this multi-purpose facility at 100 Lafayette St, Baton Rouge, LA 7080. It is the home of various art organizations, including the LSU School of Arts gallery, man shipped theater, and the Louisiana State University Museum of Art. Take part in the cultural life of Baton Rouge and enjoy the beautiful art, delicious food, and good music and one trip. Plan your day of art and entertainment!

Thing To Do In Baton Rouge

Getting out of the house shouldn’t only be running errands. When it comes to getting out and having fun, it’s good to shake things up and explore. Whether it’s the natural beauty of the outdoors, taking the opportunity to view stunning art, learning something about our history, or getting your gears turning about science, there are plenty of things to do in Baton Rouge that will make lasting memories. 

So are you ready for more Baton Rouge motherhood content? Then the blog links below are just for you! As a photographer, I love getting to chat with a ton of families each year and get tips from them on navigating family life in Baton Rouge. Then I get to share those tips with families like yours! So check out the blog links below for more of my work and other helpful tips. Then let’s chat about your dream photo session!

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