traveling to Baton Rouge with kids

Louisiana is a popular tourist destination, and Baton Rouge welcomes thousands of visitors a year as a college town. We are often asked “is Baton Rouge kid friendly,” and “what should I do if I travel to Baton Rouge with kids?” The good news is that we have tons of resources for those who travel to Baton Rouge with their family in tow, like the ultimate guide to summer in Baton Rouge and this guide to visiting Baton Rouge with kids. Let Red Stick Mom offer you our tried and true family travel tips, recommendations, and ideas … both for families coming to Baton Rouge and those wanting to get away!

Our Baton Rouge mom writers have been all over the world and are here to recommend easy weekend trips, as well as more extensive vacations to places as unique as Utah! We love sharing family travel tips with Baton Rouge families because we know that it can be overwhelming to plan even a weekend getaway with kids.

Taking the kids to Disney? Here’s what to expect. Maybe you want to travel to Orlando and skip Disney. We share tips for how to do that, too. Or maybe you love Disney and want to take a Disney cruise. Red Stick Mom has been there, done that. Looking for creative road trip ideas from Baton Rouge? We have several family-friendly short distance vacations that are drivable with kids from Baton Rouge.

At Red Stick Mom, we don’t just tell you where to go on vacation but also how to get there and what to expect. We’re not just talking about where to go, we also look at how to get there. Whether you need mom hacks for road trips with kids or advice for flying with a baby, we have you covered.

Some of the most interesting family travel tips are the ideas that Baton Rouge moms have put together for easy road trips nearby. Whether it’s a weekend trip to the Mississippi Gulf Coast or hiking Tunica Hills, we are all about locations that are close to Baton Rouge and won’t break the bank. After all, sometimes the family travel tips we need the most are those ideas that are simple and budget-friendly. 

No matter where your Baton Rouge family decides to vacation next or how long you intend to stay, Red Stick Mom prides itself on sharing digestible and useful family travel tips to make planning your next getaway easy and stress-free!

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So we all know those couples who love to spend every moment together. They wake up together, get ready for the day together, leave together with a “Bye, honey! Have a great day!” Only to come home together, prepare dinner together, help the kids with homework, bath time, and reading time before getting tucked into bed ... TOGETHER. Alternatively, we have those couples or families who rarely get to see each other. For reasons such as military deployment, job related duties, dating in a long distance relationship, or maybe the husband is hunting unicorns in Canada that takes weeks upon end! If you’re one of these women (or men), especially with kids at home, here is a fool proof...
Baton Rouge, we’ve made it! We’re approaching our nine year anniversary, and we should celebrate! But before we raise a glass, we should reflect on our relationship. We’ve had our very own Ragin’ Cajun of emotions, but I believe it has made our connection stronger. You know how they say the first year is the hardest? It was no different with us. Initially moving here fresh out of college with no real friends outside of my spouse and family, it was tough. Lots of life happened and I blamed you. It wasn’t your fault, but I continued to pick you apart and compared you old loves of the past. You weren’t clean like Knoxville. Not as familiar as Memphis. Not as safe...
While planning a trip to see my husband’s parents in Tennessee last fall, my mother-in-law offered to watch our three girls for a couple nights so Matt and I could go on a small getaway. I immediately started researching cheap flights out of Nashville to see what our options were. We would fly out super early and hit the ground running so we could make the most of our 48 hours. There were so many sights to see and activities to do. Who knew when we would get another chance to do something like this, so we needed to make it count. Then, we came to our senses. A 48 hour jet-set vacay sounded exciting, but unfortunately, it also sounded exhausting....
Baton Rouge, meaning "Red Stick" in French, is a town full of life, culture and delicious food. Located along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River, Baton Rouge is a welcoming community with abundant French-Creole charm. As the capital of our state and  second largest city offering mostly warm temperatures year round, Baton Rouge is a great destination for a fun girls' weekend. To make your trip effortless, here are my recommendation for the must see, do and eats in our hometown. Lodging L'Auberge Casino & Hotel: Located on the banks of the Mississippi River, L'Auberge offers plush accommodations and stunning views. During your stay, try your luck in the casino, take in some live music at The Edge Bar or enjoy...

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