If you’re planning a trip to Baton Rouge make sure to consider employing our Baton Rouge car hire services as your main means of transportation around this capital city situated on the bank of the Mississippi River. Baton Rouge is the state’s second largest city, it is an important port, an university town and features a wide variety of attractions.
The city is served by the Baton Rouge Airport but it doesn’t actually have a commercial train station. However if you will be touching down here you can have our Baton Rouge car rental services have a car ready and waiting for you at the airport at an hour that you specify.
The city offers quite a few architectural points of interest to those interested in visiting them and seeing more of the city. For instance the Old Louisiana State Capitol is a 19th century neo-Gothic castle which now acts as a museum.
The new Louisiana State Capitol on the other hand was built during the 1920s and is a wonderful Art Deco style skyscraper.
The Louisiana State Museum can be found near the State Capitol. It offers two floors of exhibits that are related to Louisiana culture but also some more unique artifacts such as Louis Armstrong’s first bugle and very interesting for Civil War buffs, a Confederate submarine with a hand-cranked propeller.
As you might expect there are quite a few examples of antebellum-era architecture in Baton Rouge, there are several plantation homes that can be visited in the area such as the Magnolia Mount Plantation House or the Nottoway Plantation.
Besides the fact that it is a Tier 1 ranked university the Louisiana State University campus is over a century old and features over two-hundred and fifty buildings in the Italian Renaissance style which makes it a great place to visit. The entire campus is also very green with oak trees that are as old as the campus itself.
These are of course only a few of the many attractions and sight that Baton Rouge has for its visitors so make sure to employ our Baton Rouge car hire services in order to better explore this city and its surroundings.