Life in Baton Rouge

Life in the Capital of Louisiana is vibrant and varied from its cultural offerings to its cuisine, outdoor activities and more.

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Known as the "Sportsman's Paradise," Louisiana enjoys year-round warm temperatures, offering limitless outdoor possibilities such as fishing, golf and water sports.


Baton Rouge has all the features of a modern city: inviting nightlife, performing arts centers, interesting museums and a lively culinary and music scene.


A Southern city steeped in French influence, Baton Rouge serves up lots of Cajun food as well as traditional down-home Southern cooking. Delicious seafood from the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean inspired dishes also make their way on the city's menus.

Quality of Life

With excellent schools and universities, a number of healthcare and medical research facilities and promising economic opportunities, quality of life in Baton Rouge is very high for individuals and families alike.


More information on the city's neighborhoods can be found on the Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce website.

Newcomer Information

The Visit Baton Rouge website offers newcomer resources.



Specialty Care for Children


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At Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital our patients and their families are cared for with dignity, respect and compassion - where advanced pediatric medical treatment is delivered with sincere love, affection and appreciation for children and their special needs.
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