Whereas Louisiana State University's athletes reportedly created the world's first energy drink to improve performance back in the '50s, there are plenty of other reasons Baton Rouge might be America's most energetic city. Known for its sports history, it also has the nation's only live mascot – Mike the Tiger – who's brought out to intimidate rivals! Catch a football game at the open-air Tiger Stadium, or "Death Valley" as it's known by locals. Culture fans on a weekend trip can check out the African American Museum and the USA's tallest Capitol Building downtown. For a look at the personal lives of former politicians, see the Old Governor's Mansion, where you can learn about Earl K. Long's romantic affairs and challenge yourself to find the secret staircase. Enjoy Southern cuisine, including Cajun and French-inspired dishes before exploring the nightlife. The dramatically named Hurricane and Hand Grenade cocktails were invented in the state – finish your night with one at a lively downtown bar on your city break.
Just 0.5 mile from The Mall of Louisiana and 4 miles from Blue Bayou Water Park, this hotel features an indoor pool with a whirlpool and a fitness center.
Fairfield Inn Baton Rouge South offers spacious guest rooms with a well-lit work desk, 2 phones and a data port. Each is equipped with a coffee maker, hairdryer and ironing facilities. All rooms include free cable with HBO.
Fairfield Inn Baton Rouge offers a hot breakfast each morning, featuring the Jimmy Dean breakfast sandwich and fresh coffee.
Guests can enjoy a refreshing swim in the indoor pool or relax in the hot tub. The hotel’s fitness center includes cardio equipment, free weights and treadmills.
Fairfield Inn Baton Rouge South is located 10 miles from Casino Rouge and 12 miles from Baton Rouge Airport.