Canterbury Square Apartments are located on River Road just south of the Mississsippi River Bridge. They are just minutes from downtown Baton Rouge and only a few blocks from the North Gate of LSU.
Louisiana State University
LSU is the flagship institution of the Louisiana State University System, and the largest institution of higher education in Louisiana in terms of student enrollment. In 2011, the University enrolled nearly 24,000 undergraduate and over 5,000 graduate students in 14 schools and colleges. Several of LSU's graduate schools, such as the E.J. Ourso College of Business and the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, have received national recognition in their respective fields of study.
Designated as a land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant institution, LSU is also noted for its extensive research facilities, operating some 800 sponsored research projects funded by agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
LSU's athletics department fields teams in 21 varsity sports (9 men's, 12 women's), and is a member of the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) and the SEC(Southeastern Conference). The University is represented by its mascot, Mike the Tiger.
Downtown Baton Rouge
Downtown Baton Rouge is a great place to hang out with its riverfront area, historic neighborhoods, Old State Capitol building and numerous restaurants and dance clubs. There are many activities including:
Old State Capital
Louisiana State Museum
Old Governor's Mansion
Baton Rouge Zoo
Louisiana Arts & Science Museum
Magnolia Mound Plantation
Louisiana State Capital
There is an abundant choice of restaurants within blocks of the apartments. They include Chimes, Buffalo Wow Wings, Chipotle, Five Guys, Smoothie King, Subway, Momma Goldberg's Deli, Pita Pit, Louie's Cafe, Voodoo BBQ, Atcha Greek and Lebanese Cuisine, Burger King, Little Caesar's Pizza, and Cane's.
Belle of Baton Rouge Casino & Hotel
France Street - Docked riverboat casino (open 24/7) & budget hotel offering eateries, live shows & a pool.
L'Auberge Casino & Hotel
L'Auberge Avenue - Vegas-style casino floor in a resort hotel featuring 1,500 slots, 50 tables & a poker room.
River Road - Casino complex featuring 1,00+ slot machines & Vegas-style table games plus drinking & dining.