Local Attractions: 6 Things to do while staying at Bocage Plantation
Bocage Plantation is situated conveniently between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Our location gives you easy access to some of the most remarkable sights in all of Louisiana. You’ll never be at a loss of things to do. So, make sure to bring a camera, because when you stay at Bocage Plantation, you’re sure to make some memories!
Here are our 6 favorite local attractions.
1. Plantations along River Road
Take a tour down old River Road to get a glimpse of the romantic history and gorgeous architecture of Louisiana. The Smithsonian Institute refers to River Road as a museum of the American south as it has more than 120 registered items. You’ll see gorgeous plantation homes, haunted swamps, and historical points of interest as you tour this scenic area of New Orleans. See the same towering homes and breathtaking oak trees that Mark Twain once wrote about.
2. Mall of Louisiana
This 1.6 million square foot mall is the largest in the region, and it contains more than 175 retailers as well as a movie theater. The Mall of Louisiana offers something for everyone, and with its convenient location in Baton Rouge, this is the perfect way to spend your day when staying here at Bocage Plantation.
3. Perkins Rowe
This unique Baton Rouge district has been described by some as “Louisiana’s answer to California.” The Perkins Rowe district is dotted with boutique shops, fine restaurants, and an assortment of entertainment options. It’s hip. It’s fresh. It’s trendy. And there’s always something fun and exciting to do in Perkins Rowe. So, come enjoy this exciting new community during your Bocage visit.
4. The Old Louisiana State Capitol
From the mid 1800s until 1929, this building housed the Louisiana State Legislature. Designed by New York architect James Dakin, the Old Louisiana State Capitol boasts a Gothic Cathedral style that includes stained glass windows, towers, and a general castle feel. It’s one of the most distinguished examples of Gothic architecture in the entire country, and with its downtown Baton Rouge location, it’s situated not far from Bocage Plantation.
5. LSU Tiger Stadium
Originally nicknamed “Deaf Valley”, the outdoor football stadium of the LSU Tigers opened all the way back in 1924. But don’t let that fool you. Renovations have made this football stadium current and huge. It seats more than 90,000 fans, making it the 9th largest stadium in the NCAA. Geaux Tigers!
6. Louisiana State Museum
Soak in the diverse aspects of Louisiana history and culture by taking a trip to the Louisiana State Museum in Baton Rouge. There are two permanent Louisiana-themed exhibits as well as a constant rotation of new exhibits showcasing the area’s unique history. You’ll learn about everything from the Louisiana Purchase to Mardis Gras during your museum visit.
Still looking for more exciting things to do while at Bocage Plantation? We can help. The list of exciting sights goes on and on.
Plan your trip to Bocage Plantation today!
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