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JUL-AUG 2017

City Social Magazine in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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25 Be a tourist in your own hometown! Enjoy a quick staycation in Baton Rouge this summer! Invite family and friends to explore the capital city with little money spent! Begin by looking up special offers and coupons for Baton Rouge area hotels, restaurants, attractions and more at www.visitbatonrouge.com/tools-info/special-offers. You can really make it feel like a vacation by staying at one of Baton Rouge's hotels offering special staycation packages this summer, such as The Residence Inn – Towne Center! Book before July 30 and the hotel will offer a special room rate, as well as welcome you with a complimentary water and map of the shopping center. Nothing says vacation like fluffy hotel pillows! Looking for a little more adventure? Get moving by taking advantage of some of Baton Rouge's outdoor offerings. Rent a bicycle and explore scenic bike trails and paths around the city. You can also play a round of golf at the beautiful City Park course or have a splash at Blue Bayou Water Park! Afterwards, make your way to the joint Dixie Landin' Theme Park for one of their summer concerts. Lastly, be sure to check out BREC's Perkins Road Community Park if extreme sports are your thing! If you're just looking to sightsee, take a city tour on Baton Rouge's new Red Stick Adventures tour bus. There's no better way to take in all the sights of Baton Rouge in just a few hours than through a city tour. Entertaining and educated tour guides will show you through the cultural neighborhoods of the city, show you historic landmarks and architecture, and captivate you with stories that even Baton Rouge natives might not have heard! Learn more about the place you call home as Baton Rouge celebrates 200 years as a city. Museums such as the Louisiana State Museum, Old State Capitol and more are housing intricate and interactive exhibits to showcase the rich history and culture of Baton Rouge. Want to know more? Check out upcoming events celebrating the city's birthday at www.batonrouge200.com. Whether you've lived here your whole life, just moved here, or are moving back after years away, Baton Rouge is a completely different city than in years past. Explore all its new offerings and make some memories right here at home! For more ideas on how to staycation in Baton Rouge, check out www.visitbatonrouge.com and start building your trip! By Erica Sweeney s taycation c apital c ity- s tyle with VisitBaton r ouge.com!

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