Tag Archive: Things to do in Baton Rouge

May 30

USS Kidd: The Pirate of the Pacific

WWII Fighter

USS Kidd is a Fletcher-class destroyer that saw action in both World War II and the Korean War, and now serves as part of the Louisiana Veterans Memorial which is located in Baton Rouge.  A visit to the Louisiana Veterans Memorial along with the Old State Capitol or the other museums along the River Road …

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May 18

Louisiana’s Old State Capitol: An Architectural Treasure

stained-glass doom ceiling

As Karen and I were traveling through Baton Rouge we decided to take some time and stretch our legs and see the USS Kidd, a destroyer that appears exactly like it did during World War II.  As we were driving looking for parking to visit the USS Kidd we stumbled across Louisiana’s Old State Capitol …

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May 01

Baton Rouge Zoo: Geaux Wild

Elephant Close Up

Baton Rouge Zoo is the number one year-round family attraction in Louisiana’s capitol city.  It is a medium sized zoo with several of the more prized species like tigers, Asian elephants, and giraffes that entertain the quarter of a million guests that visit the Baton Rouge Zoo each year.  This zoo was a nice stop …

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