For the better part of the year, you have been working hard in a bid to ensure you place food on the table. Now that summer is here, you feel like taking a break and freshen up. You want to take a vacation, and go to a peaceful place where you will have fun and forget your problems.
When you look at your bank account, you realize that you don’t have enough resource to go for a holiday in your dream destination. But you have enough for a local tour! You check all the options you have, and you decide to settle for Baton Rouge. Wise decision!
Baton Rouge is the capital of Louisiana, and one of the most adventurous cities in America. When you come here, there are many things you can do on a budget including:
Have quality time at Blue Bayou and Dixie Landin’ Parks
Blue Bayou and Dixie Landin’ are amusement parks that are adjacent to one another. Blue Bayou is an exciting waterpark which has more than twenty attractions in it. Some of the attractions you will enjoy include the behemoth bowl, wave pool, the lazy river, ProSlide Tornado, and quadruple aqualoop. Here, you will find some of the largest water slides in the world.
In Dixie Landin’, you will find over 27 attractions that will give you a traditional feel of fun. They include four roller coasters, S&S combo drop tower, and log flume.
These amusement parks are kid-friendly; hence you can rest assured that the young ones will be taken care of all day long as you focus on other things that the city has to offer.
Visit the Magnolia Mound Plantation House
In case you love farming, and you would like to learn a thing or two about how farming was done in the 1700s, then you need to visit the Magnolia Mound Plantation House. This is a historic monument which is constructed using architectural styles from West Indies and France.
Before it was declared a historical landmark, this haven was a fully-functional 900-acre plantation. It was renovated in 1895, and it is today one of the most iconic places to learn some history.
Have fun at Baton Rouge River Center
Whenever you are tired after a long day navigating the city, this multipurpose entertainment facility will cool you down. This place hosts over 500 events every year; hence you can rest assured that you will find something to enjoy whenever you visit.
Whether you love trade shows, live concerts, sporting events, theatre productions, or conventions, you will find them at the Baton Rouge River Center!