Discover a selection of 370 vacation rentals in Baton Rouge, LA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $88 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Baton Rouge. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The lively area of Baton Rouge awaits your stay

The area's live music and art galleries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Baton Rouge. Renowned for its football games, casino gaming and riverfront, this city welcomes all visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Soaking up the history of Baton Rouge

Several of Baton's Rouge's cultural and historic sites are located along River Road on the Mississippi. Just a few blocks from the Louisiana State Capitol building, the tallest one in the U.S., the Old State Capitol Museum is housed in a 165-year-old Gothic-style building that's listed as a National Historic Landmark. Inside, you'll discover a stained-glass dome and exhibits dedicated to political history. Nearby, there's an art and science museum, with hands-on exhibits for kids, and the USS Kidd Museum, a veteran's memorial and museum on a WWII destroyer that you can enter to tour the decks and inside areas.

Activities

Touring the streets and waterways of Baton Rouge

With so much to see and do in Louisiana's capital, taking a guided tour is a great way to tick off the main attractions near your Baton Rouge vacation rental. Several options are available, from sightseeing bus tours around the city that highlight Civil War landmarks and trips to nearby plantations, to adventurous airboat rides along the surrounding swamps and bayous in search of alligators and birds to photograph. You might also want to consider a food tour to try out some of the restaurants here. Downtown walking excursions include samples of local favorites like gumbo and beignets.

Weather

Baton Rouge in every season

Spring and fall are the best times to visit Baton Rouge, as the city sees pleasant daytime temperatures that average in the 70s and 80s and are ideal for outdoor activities and boat tours on the river. Fall also means football season and accommodation fills up quickly with fans and alumni, so book your Baton Rouge vacation rental early if you plan to visit during this time. Even in winter, the lows barely breach freezing point here, so you can leave your heavy coats behind. Summers, on the other hand, can be hot and steamy, perfect for indoor attractions like museums and shopping malls.

Natural features

Out into the swamps near Baton Rouge

The Mississippi River runs right through Baton Rouge and Louisiana's swamps aren't far. There are plenty of places to get back to nature near the capital city, including a beautiful botanical garden on the campus of Louisiana State University in town. A little further out into the wild, the Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge has 15,000 acres of hardwood swamps and bayous to explore on paddling trails shaded by moss-filled oak trees. You're sure to encounter some local wildlife here, and on the hiking and biking trails, so keep your eyes open for egrets, white-tailed deer and the beady eyes of lurking alligators.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Baton Rouge

The nearest airport is in Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR), located 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Baton Rouge?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now that's to get away. Now's the time to pack your bags and escape to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Baton Rouge:

  • Around 60 miles from the center of Baton Rouge, you'll find it hard to resist "Cajun Getaway: "home Away From Home" A Little Piece Of Paradise. Very Relaxing". It has 1 bedroom and a host of amenities including pet-friendly services and children's books.
  • "Best Cajun Hospitality - La Petite Voie De St. Therese" also promises an awesome stay, offering 3 bedrooms, a stereo, coffee and tea making facilities and more. It's around 45 miles from Baton Rouge.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Baton Rouge vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Baton Rouge?

For a different kind of vacation experience, book a tiny house rental in Baton Rouge. We warn you though — after you've stayed in a tiny house, the temptation to downsize and move into one of these pint-sized pads will be hard to resist!

  • Unwind and recharge your batteries at "New Cozy New Iberia Tiny Home W". Located in Iberia Parish, towels and a hair dryer are just two of the amenities offered here.
  • Alternatively, settle in at "Charming Tiny Home At False River". Situated in Ventress, this wee gem comes with WiFi and a dishwasher.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Baton Rouge?

Your Monday to Friday will be much easier to endure if you've got something awesome organized for the weekend. Give yourself something to look forward to by reserving one of these top weekend getaways in or near Baton Rouge:

  • Book a stay at "Luxury Cottage In Historic Beauregard Town", around 1 mile to the south of Baton Rouge, and you've got yourself the best kind of weekend break. You'll have nature spots like Anna T. Jordan Community Park and Samuel D'Agostino Park on your doorstep and amenities like an iron and ironing board and a TV to make use of.
  • Another excellent option is "Comfy Boho 3bedroom Near Dt, Lsu, Casino + Pet Friendly", which is around 1 mile south of Baton Rouge. When you're not kicking back in your rental taking advantage of a living room and a microwave oven, be sure to visit Sharp Road Park and The Bluffs Golf Resort.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Baton Rouge?

Yes, you can! If you want a simple but stylish stay, you can't beat a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often conveniently found in the heart of town. Take a look at the following options in or near Baton Rouge:

  • Escape on your own or take a travel buddy along to "Stylish Studio Apartment A Walk To Lakes And Lsu Campus Full Kitchen". You'll have plenty of amenities at your fingertips, including free WiFi and free toiletries.
  • "Stylish Studio Apartment B Walk To Lakes And Lsu Campus Full Kitchen" is another terrific choice, providing all you could need for a dream Baton Rouge adventure. Handy amenities here include a TV and an oven.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Baton Rouge?

Whether you're looking for a cozy apartment for you and a few friends or a house that'll fit the family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Baton Rouge. These properties make a comfortable base for a whirlwind visit:

  • Close to the center of Baton Rouge, "Spanish Town Downtown Apartment" welcomes short-term guests. When you're not enjoying your comfortable digs, get out and discover all the cool stuff around you.
  • "The Royal Of Beauregard" is also ideally located. Settle in here and discover why guests rate this property highly.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Baton Rouge?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend rendezvous. If you're longing to spend a couple of relaxing nights away with your beloved, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Baton Rouge that will set your hearts aflutter:

  • Put on some soothing music and slow dance the nights away at "Spanish Town Downtown Apartment". Around 1 mile from Baton Rouge, this property has all you need for a romantic weekend getaway, including a dining table and air conditioning.
  • "The Royal Of Beauregard" is another popular option that's bound to impress. It's about 1 mile from Baton Rouge and comes with a sauna and shopping facilities.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Baton Rouge?

A pool is often an all-important amenity when choosing where to stay, especially if you're bringing the kids along. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Baton Rouge and spend your days splashing around:

  • Round up your crew and enjoy a memorable break at "Stylish Renovated House + 2 Studio Apartments - 5 Bedroom". There's plenty to love about this getaway besides its pool, such as a TV and free toiletries.
  • Spend lazy vacation days swimming or catching a few peaceful moments beside the water at "Modern House Near Lsu Lakes And Campus 3br". This vacation rental is another sought-after option and offers towels, a TV and more.

Wondering what the weather's like in Baton Rouge? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 75 ºF to 90 ºF. If you'd like a little more inspiration on places to stay in this impressive destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire range of Baton Rouge vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Baton Rouge?

Cousin Reggie, Great-Aunt Gloria … You can put them on your guest list when you lock in a large family vacation rental in or near Baton Rouge. Get everyone you love under the one roof at one of these spacious retreats:

  • Around 2 miles to the southeast of Baton Rouge, "Stylish Renovated House + 2 Studio Apartments - 5 Bedroom" has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. Top amenities here include a TV and a garden.
  • "Modern House Near Lsu Lakes And Campus 3br" is another property your crew will love. Invite up to 8 friends and family to this option which comes with 3 bedrooms, a garden, coffee and tea making facilities and more. It's around 2 miles to the southeast of central Baton Rouge.

When it's time to explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions in the area to add to your to-do list. Kids Quest is a good place to start.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Baton Rouge?

Escape the hustle and bustle and treat your loved ones to a different kind of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near Baton Rouge and get the camping experience — but with all the creature comforts you're used to!

  • "Rustic/modern Artist Cabin In The Woods" - This popular place offers a microwave oven and pet-friendly facilities and is located about 25 miles to the north of the center of Baton Rouge.
  • "Cabin - Flying Alligator Riverside Hideaway" - This property is also perfect for families and is around 30 miles west of Baton Rouge. Offering nearby ecotour services, free toiletries and more, it'll get your group's tick of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Baton Rouge vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Baton Rouge?

At Vrbo, we've got properties in or near Baton Rouge to suit even the choosiest guests. Here are a couple of our favorite two-bedroom options for you to consider:

  • Providing amenities like a kitchen and a TV, "Spanish Town Downtown Apartment" has all you'll need for a relaxing stay. Unpack your luggage and then get out and explore your surrounds.
  • "The Royal Of Beauregard" is another pleasant two-bedroom retreat. It provides a swimming pool, a kitchen and lots more.

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