Highland & Perkins

The Highland-Perkins enclave retains its signature lush greenery and peaceful atmosphere so coveted by Baton Rouge residents seeking a serene oasis of suburban life.

Welcome to Highland-Perkins

Sprawling lawns and spectacular estates in Baton Rouge’s most fashionable neighborhoods.
Known for tony estates and a luxe lifestyle, the fashionable Highland-Perkins enclave of Baton Rouge invites residents to enjoy the best of suburban bliss. With rolling hills and sprawling lawns, the historic Highland Road sports stunning estates, while Perkins Road features lavish new construction builds and sleek modern designs. Whether it’s the turn-of-the-century architecture that strikes your fancy or exclusive country club homes designed by famed architects that speak to your sense of style, the Highland-Perkins enclave of Baton Rouge has something you’ll adore.
While this posh area has experienced a booming cultural and economic boom of late, and residents are thrilled to take advantage of the cosmopolitan offerings, the Highland-Perkins enclave retains its signature lush greenery and peaceful atmosphere so coveted by Baton Rouge residents seeking a serene oasis of suburban life. Perfectly placed for maximum convenience, the Highlands-Perkins neighborhood is mere minutes from Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport and only 90 minutes from vibrant New Orleans.

What to Love

  • Steps from prestigious LSU
  • Spectacular estates
  • Lush lawns and majestic trees
  • Stylish boutiques and upscale bistros
  • Proximity to New Orleans

People & Lifestyle

The residents of the Highland-Perkins area cherish the refined arts and entertainment scene here in Baton Rouge and are equally happy to return to their tranquil, tree-lined streets at the end of the day. With an unlimited calendar of community events, a beautiful network of trails and parks, and Baton Rouge’s most exquisite culinary offerings, life in Highlands-Perkins is a lesson in bliss.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Masterfully blending the classic flavors of Mexico with the bold spices and ingredients for which Louisiana is known, the lively Superior Grill features fusion specialties like crawfish enchiladas and hand-cut steaks, as well as live music. Taste the authentic flavors of Baton Rouge at Sammy's Grill. This neighborhood favorite offers Southern classics like po'boys and catfish and even has an entire menu devoted to crawfish. The relaxed, yet lively atmosphere makes this a favorite dining destination for families in Highland-Perkins. 
Posh and stylish, Perkins Rowe is the It-spot for shopping, dining, and social events in Highland-Perkins. Wander the elegant streets of this tony plaza and spend the day shopping at upscale boutiques, like Free People and Anthropologie, meet a friend for cafe au laits at la Madeleine French Bakery and Café, treat yourself to a day at Paris Parker Spa, or catch a matinee at the Cinemark Theater. You’ll also find weekly music events, like the Rock N Rowe concert series, and the popular Food Truck Round-Up.

Things to Do

The picturesque beauty of Highland-Perkins lends itself to outdoor recreation and Highland Road Community Park is high on the list of favorite ways to enjoy the sunshine and sultry summer climate. Over 140 verdant, leafy acres set the stage for afternoons lounging on the grass reading, leisurely strolling the many walking trails, or enjoying picnics with the whole family. Work on your serve on the tennis courts, try your hand at rugby, or even get out on the water in a kayak or canoe with the Blueways boat launch. Treat yourself to the tranquil beauty of the Hilltop Arboretum. This stunning plant museum is affiliated with LSU and features serene trails canopied by majestic trees and lined with wildflowers.


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