In and Around Baton Rouge

in and around Baton Rouge With Kids

Baton Rouge is a big place that offers both the fun of a college campus (Geaux Tigers) and the amenities of a city. There’s a lot to see in and around Baton Rouge. Even if you’ve lived here all your life, there’s still a lot to discover in Louisiana’s capital.

If you’re leaving the house, there’s a good bet that Red Stick Mom has your activity covered, from indoor playgrounds to parks to restaurants to the events that everyone in Baton Rouge is talking about.

At Red Stick Mom, we have family fun in Baton Rouge for all seasons covered, as well as creative ideas for every member of the family. Our team of more than 25 Baton Rouge moms is always looking for activities, events, and inspiration for everything from how to host the perfect Baton Rouge birthday party for kids to hidden gems in Baton Rouge.

Each year, we publish an extensive list of summer camps options in and around Baton Rouge, keeping you informed about all of the best childcare choices for your Baton Rouge family. We’ve got an eye on the local Baton Rouge schools, helping parents make the best decision for their students. We’ll even help you find the best swim lessons in Baton Rouge.

Our writers live in and around Baton Rouge, so we’ve got a lot of experience finding the best things about living in Baton Rouge with kids. We’ve made it through countless weather events like the 2016 floods together and will always connect Baton Rouge moms to one another for assistance and support.

We know that living in Baton Rouge means choosing from a variety of neighborhoods and lifestyles, and we are here for it all. No matter where you live in Baton Rouge, and no matter where your kids go to school in Baton Rouge … Red Stick Mom is here to make life in Baton Rouge with kids easier and more fun!

Baton Rouge With Kids If you are looking for things to do in Baton Rouge with kids, might we suggest a water park or splash pad? But you may be wondering, what's the best splash pad in Baton Rouge? Where can you swim in Baton Rouge with kids? Is there a lazy river in Baton Rouge? If you're looking for water fun in and around Baton Rouge, look no further than Red Stick Mom! There are dozens of Baton Rouge splash pads and places to have fun in the water around Baton Rouge! If you’re looking for a place to swim in Baton Rouge with kids, check out our Best Swimming Pools in Baton Rouge post! If you are looking for...
You may have noticed that all of Zoe's restaurants around town have closed and are being replaced by CAVA. Let me tell you, this is a delicious and welcome change. I was a fan of Zoe's, but CAVA is an exciting and tasty replacement. So What is CAVA? CAVA is a fast-casual, health-conscious Mediterranean-based restaurant that was founded in 2010.  It is making its first appearance in Louisiana this year. By early March Baton Rouge will have three CAVA locations all in the former Zoe's locations (Highland & Perkins, Perkins Rowe, and Towne Center) and rumor has it more are to come. CAVA will also have locations in NOLA. What do they Offer? CAVA has bowls and pita-based wraps. You can select a...
There is never a shortage of things to do in Baton Rouge with kids, and Easter is no exception! If you are looking for family-friendly Easter events in and around Baton Rouge and the surrounding area, we have you covered. Guide to Baton Rouge Easter Egg Hunts, Easter Events and Easter Camps Spring is upon us and Easter will be here before we know it. If you're like most moms you're already planning your schedule for the next few months. This helpful Guide to Baton Rouge Easter Egg Hunts, Easter Events, and Easter Camps will ensure you have lots of fun and make many memories this year. Do you know of a fun Baton Rouge Easter event or camp that should be included...
If you need kid-friendly things to do in Baton Rouge, we have you covered. There is everything from indoor Baton Rouge family fun, Baton Rouge Summer Camps, to weekend day trips, all pre-approved by our team here at Red Stick Mom! Whether you live in Baton Rouge or are traveling to Baton Rouge with kids, there is plenty to do in this friendly Louisiana city with the family. This is where this guide to: Baton Rouge's Best Outdoor Dining comes in to make things easier when wanting to eat outside and enjoy the beautiful weather!   Baton Rouge's Best Outdoor Dining Beautiful spring weather is here and there really is no better time to dine al fresco! Baton Rouge has some wonderful dining options...
Curious how to freshen up your skin routine? We suggest you try slugging. Looking for a faster way to fix your hair? Try the lazy mom’s guide to hair. Wondering if there’s a better way to cook bacon? Try this mom hack for cooking the best bacon ever and thank us later. What’s motherhood without perfecting your bacon, are we right? Maybe you want to create your own workout space at home. We even have you covered there! Now we are here with a Guide to Baton Rouge Fish Fry Fridays. Just in time for Fish Fry Fridays during Lent. Guide to Baton Rouge Fish Fry Fridays Lent has officially started this week, meaning meatless Fridays are underway. If you are looking...

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