Just follow the meandering Mississippi River through West Baton Rouge Parish. Located just minutes from Louisiana's capital city, Baton Rouge, one hour from New Orleans and forty five minutes from Lafayette and Louisiana's cajun country. Make a day trip of it, or better yet, stay in one of our moderately, family friendly priced accommodations all located just off I-10. Check out the day itineraries, our events, fair and festivals or visit our historic sites and museums. Get a taste of our home town cooking at many of our unique restaurants offering delicious regional cuisine and a rich palette of flavors refined by generations of culture. West Baton Rouge is "On the River, On the Way" to the best experience that South Louisiana has to offer.