Baton Rouge: A Bustling Southern Metropolis
Located on the Eastern bank of the Mississippi, Baton Rouge is the second-largest city in Louisiana. With a population estimated to be near 230,000, this metropolitan city is the home to a vibrant economy and lifestyle. Its largest industries are petrochemical production and manufacturing, education, film, government, and medical research hospitals. If culture is what you crave, Baton Rouge is the home to the Louisiana State Museum Baton Rouge, Shaw Center for the Arts, LSU Museum of Art, and the Baton Rouge Gallery. Shopping enthusiasts will swoon over frequent trips to Mall of Louisiana and Perkins Rowe. When it comes to delicious cuisine, this capital city will not disappoint with linchpins such as City Pork Brasserie and Bar, Zoroona Mediterranean Grill, and Parrain’s Seafood. Looking to satisfy your sweet tooth? Check out Les Amis Bake Shoppe on Coursey Boulevard, Room for Dessert on Jefferson Highway, and The Ambrosia Bakery on Siegen Lane. Whether it’s exploring the latest art exhibits, shopping for the new season, or dining with friends, Baton Rouge is a great city for those seeking a plethora of local entertainment.