Journalist City Tours

A City Born on the Water

What is Baton Rouge without the mighty and winding Mississippi river? From the modern waterfronts along the city’s riverbanks to the original waterfront discovery of the red stick from which Baton Rouge is named, begin this experience on the steps overlooking the nation's second longest river and discover the importance of this waterway to Baton Rouge and Louisiana. Follow the river down to the state's leading coastal study facility and discover the ground-breaking research and development being conducted in the heart of Baton Rouge. End your day with Baton Rouge’s greatest rooftop view. 

Tour Details:

  • 8:30 AM - Journalist Welcome breakfast at the Old State Capitol 
  • ​10:00 AM - Departs from Old State Capitol
  • 4:00 PM - Tour returns