The luxury of downtown living is that everything you need is right around the corner! The Residences at Rivermark is located in the middle of all the hustle and bustle of downtown Baton Rouge, meaning all of your essential needs and desirable spots are close by and easily accessible. From stocking up on groceries to taking in the beautiful views of the Mighty Mississippi, we’ve got all the popular spots for you to shop and enjoy in downtown Baton Rouge. Keep reading to check out our list of what to do downtown and where to find them!
Matherne’s on Third is a 5-minute walk from the Residences at Rivermark and has all you need to make a delicious home-cooked meal. Another great grocery option is the Red Stick Farmers Market which is only a few blocks away and is open every Saturday from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
According to their website, “Red Stick Farmers Market has over 50 member farmers with a variety of locally grown products including fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, seafood, artisan breads, homemade pies, honey, milk and cheese, native plants, herbs, and specialty food items.” So whether you want to stock up on fresh, locally grown produce at the farmer’s market or want to grab some last-minute goodies at Matherne’s, downtown’s grocery scene has you covered.
Need to deposit a check? Withdrawal cash? Chase Bank is right here on the property! In fact, there is also a Chase Mortgage within the building and a Chase ATM right outside. This makes it convenient for all your banking and financial needs. Not a Chase user? There are countless banks nearby, including b1Bank, Regions, First Horizon Bank, Hancock Whitney, and many more.
Health and Wellness:
Prescriptions to Geaux offers a wide selection of over-the-counter medicines, prescription refills, vitamins and supplements, FREE local delivery, and is only 2 blocks away from the Residences and Rivermark. You can’t get much better than that!
Need a self-care day? Regal Nails and Spa is the perfect destination for all things pampering. Located only 4 blocks away from your home at the Residences at Rivermark, this location is well within walking or biking distance!
The Residences at Rivermark has a partnership with the local YMCA in Downtown Baton Rouge that includes a discounted membership for residents at the Rivermark Centre. Nearby, there is a NardFit, and even the Happy’s Running Club that happens every Tuesday and is a great way to see all that Baton Rouge has to offer while staying in shape!
Want to enjoy the nice, warm weather while enjoying breathtaking riverfront views? When you’re not looking at the gorgeous horizon from the luxury of your on-suite balcony, enjoying the serenity of the rooftop pool, or playing fetch with your furry friend at our on-site dog park, a short walk away sits the Levee walking path, the North Blvd. Town Square, the State Capital Park and many more!
There’s no shortage of live entertainment in the capital city! Third Street is only one block away from your home at Rivermark and houses some of Baton Rouge’s best bars, including Boudreaux & Thibodeaux, Happy’s Irish Pub, Bengal Tap Room, Squeaky Pete’s, The Basin Music Hall and more! Nearby, there is also Chelsea’s Live, The Shaw Center for the Arts, The Manship Theatre and the Raising Cane’s River Center, all at your fingertips.
Museums and Exhibits:
If you’re looking for a more mindful outing, downtown Baton Rouge has a variety of museum options for you to choose from. If you’re into art, the LSU Museum of Art, the Louisiana Art & Science Museum and the Shaw Center for the Arts are great options for both historical art and more modern stylings.
For the history lovers, the River Road African American Museum, the Capitol Park Museum, the Baton Rouge African American Museum and the Robert A. Bogan Fire Museum are great places to discover and reflect on American and Louisiana history.
For people interested in Military exhibits and museums, the USS Kidd Veterans Museum, the Pentagon Barracks Museum and the Old Arsenal Museum are a treasure trove of information and artifacts from America’s Armed Forces.
After a long work week, nothing sounds better than eating at Baton Rouge’s best restaurants. Some local favorites include Blend, Capital City Grill, Cecelia Creole Bistro, Cocha, King Bar and Bistro, Poor Boy Lloyd’s, River Room, Stroube’s Seafood and Steaks, The Gregory, The Kingfish Grill and Tsunami Sushi, where you can overlook the gorgeous Mississippi River.