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Southern Louisiana Private Swamp Tours
"The departure point for this 2.5 hour long swamp tour is located 30 minutes outside of the great city of New Orleans and along the way you will see fishing villages and breath taking views of the bayou. If needed transportation is provided to and from the location with high end luxury vehicles and there is a pick up fee per person that is due at time of arrival at the tour location.As your tour departs from the docks and you begin to explore the swamp you will see all sorts of wildlife ranging from alligators to migratory birds from South America and everything in between. The beautiful Mississippi River Delta is ranked as one of the top 5 deltas in the world with the most animal life per acre. On your tour you will have the opportunity to see alligators up close as your tour guide hand feeds them food. Come see what southern Louisiana has to offer.""""A private swamp tour is the best way to explore and appreciate the history and landscape of southern Louisiana. This two and a half hour tour explores over 28 square miles of terrain with many different types of wild life such as alligators and migratory the tour guides are locals and they are knowledgeable in the rich history of the area. Make sure to ask them about the 2
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Combo Oak Alley Plantation And 16-passenger Air-boat Swamp Tour
"We are only 35 minutes from New Orleans yet a world apart. Our New Orleans air-boat tour is a high speed adventure that is part tour part thrill ride. You will travel at high speeds in the 16 passenger boat then slow down and stop for photo opportunities. Along the way you will get a personal tour by your local Captain. Our air-boats have stadium seating so that the person in front of you does not obstruct your view and every seat is great for experiencing the tour and viewing the wildlife. Yes
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Combo Oak Alley Plantation and 6-Passenger Airboat Tour
"We are only 35 minutes from New Orleans yet a world apart. Our New Orleans air-boat tour is a high speed adventure that is part tour part thrill ride. You will travel at high speeds in the 6 passenger boat then slow down and stop for photo opportunities. Along the way you will get a personal tour by your local Captain. Our air-boats have stadium seating so that the person in front of you does not obstruct your view and every seat is great for experiencing the tour and viewing the wildlife. Yes
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More Warnings and Dangers in Baton Rouge

Game Night

Game Night is a big deal in Baton Rouge. We're proud of our teams; so if you go to a game enjoy it - have fun. Geaux Tigers!!!! If not, avoid getting stuck in game day traffic at all costs. You may be...
rahrieny
May 29, 2007

Beggars

If you happen to be strolling through some of the historic neighborhoods of downtown Baton Rouge, be prepared for beggars. A notorious location is if you are stopping at the convenience store...
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der_geograf
Apr 23, 2006

CAUTION: bank holdups

Again, I do not want to turn anyone away from Baton Rouge, but events in recent weeks here bear some mentioning.Baton Rouge has to be the bank holdup capital of the U.S. There have been far too many...
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der_geograf
Jan 28, 2004

Flash floods

Baton Rouge is flat, and drainage is poor for the most part. That being said, a typical thunderstorm with even brief, heavy rain can turn many of the city's streets into rivers and lakes.If you are...
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der_geograf
Jan 18, 2004

WATCH THOSE BEADS!!!

The Spanish Town Mardi Gras parade is Baton Rouge's biggest, and it winds down some narrow streets in the old Spanish Town neighborhood in Baton Rouge. WATCH YOUR HEAD! During Mardi Gras 2001, I got a...
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der_geograf
Dec 14, 2003

Windy Weather

Beware of windy conditions when going up to the observation deck of the Capitol Building. When its really bad, they will close the deck. We were there the day after a tropical storm had hit and were...
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keeweechic
Mar 23, 2003
 
 
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Cockroaches are big and some...

Cockroaches are big and some can fly.The summer heat wouldn't be too bad, but the humidity can kill. CURRENT SERIOUS WARNING: West Nile Virus. Over 50 people have contracted this potentially mortal...
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Aug 26, 2002

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7939 Essen Park, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70809, United States
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4646 Constitution Ave, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70808, United States
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201 Lafayette St, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70801, United States
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1617 Oneal Lane, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70816, United States
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5668 Hilton Ave., Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70808, United States
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6080 Bluebonnet Boulevard, (Formerly AmeriSuites), Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70809, United States
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Top Things to Do in Baton Rouge

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State Capitol

Here are some details of the state capitol building and of the interior. The interior is very impressive. You can see a pencil-sized piece of wood blown into the ceiling from a bomb blast in 1970....
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LSU Rural Life Museum

This cemetery is at the site of the Rural Life museum on the Louisiana State University Campus. The cemetery is a melange of stones and markers taken from other places in Louisiana to be included in...
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Old State Capitol

Also inside is the museum which houses displays covering the history of the state, the state capitols, and the politicians who led Louisiana in those early years. Don't miss the extensive displays on...
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Huey Long

Former Governor Huey Long is probably the best known politician in Louisiana from the early 1900s. He is revered as a hero and a strong, dedicated leader by many and reviled as a crooked, power-hungry...
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Art and Science Museum

The Louisiana Art and Science Museum includes a variety of displays including two large art galleries with rotating exhibits, two smaller art galleries with permanent exhibits from the museum’s...
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Old Governors Mansion

The Old Governor’s Mansion was built by Huey P. Long in 1929 using the Classical Revival style of architecture. It served as the residence for the governor of Louisiana from 1930 to 1963 housing nine...
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Top 5 Baton Rouge Writers

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"baton rouge louisiana"
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"Land of Oil and Red Tape"
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"Basaic Baton Rouge Page"
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"Huey Long's Capitol"
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"A Special town with Culture"
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