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Port-Allen is a city located in West Baton Rouge Parish, southeast Louisiana. It is situated between Interstate 10 and U.S. Highway 190 on the west bank of the Mississippi River. As of the 2000 census, the population of Port Allen was 5,278 residents. Port Allen is home to the Mississippi Riverfront Development which provides a breathtaking panoramic view of the Mississippi River and Baton Rouge. The area also features a pedestrian promenade with viewing benches and ornamental street lighting. On this site a ferry operated between Port Allen and Baton Rouge from 1820 to 1968. Other attractions in Port Allen include the West Baton Rouge Museum complex on which sits the Aillet House, circa 1830 and also an 1850s slave cabin and three antebellum workers cabins. The City of Port Allen Railroad Depot is a museum depicting the life of railroad workers in the 1940s and ScottĘs Cemetery is the historic burial place of African Americans in West Baton Rouge dating to the 1850s. Other points of interest include the Port of Greater Baton Rouge and the Port Allen Lock, which connects the Mississippi River and the Intracoastal Waterway.

Surrounding areas: Baton Rouge, Louisiana (5.0 mi), St Francisville, Louisiana (25.1 mi), Donaldsonville, Louisiana (27.5 mi), Springfield, Louisiana (39.7 mi)

Port Allen Vacation Rentals




Port Allen Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Comfort Suites2880 N W Port DrPort Allen, LA (225) 343-4300
Days Inn Port Allen215 Lobdell HwyPort Allen, LA (225) 387-0671
Motel 62800 I-10 Frontage RdPort Allen, LA (504) 343-5945
Shoney's Inn Of Baton Rouge234 Lobdell HwyPort Allen, LA (225) 344-3638
Sheraton Baton Rouge Convention Center Hotel102 France StBaton Rouge, LA1.2 mi.(225) 242-2662
The Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center Hotel201 Lafayette StBaton Rouge, LA1.2 mi.(225) 344-5866
Ramada Inn/ Capitol Conference Center1480 Nicholson DrBaton Rouge, LA1.7 mi.(225) 387-1111
Baymont Inn & Suites10555 Rieger RdBaton Rouge, LA3.3 mi.(225) 291-6600
Days Inn East10455 Rieger RdBaton Rouge, LA3.3 mi.(800) 329-7466
La Quinta Motor #5742333 S Acadian ThruwayBaton Rouge, LA3.3 mi.(225) 924-9600
Microtel Inn & Suites10311 PLZ Americana DrBaton Rouge, LA3.3 mi.(225) 927-9997
Motel 610445 Rieger RdBaton Rouge, LA3.3 mi.(225) 291-4912
Motel 69901 Gwen AdeleBaton Rouge, LA3.3 mi.(225) 924-2130
Quality Suites Hotel9138 Bluebonnet Ctr BlvdBaton Rouge, LA3.3 mi.(225) 293-1199
Sleep Inn10332 PLZ Americana DrBaton Rouge, LA3.3 mi.(225) 926-8488
Courtyard By Marriott Baton Rouge2421 S AcadianBaton Rouge, LA3.8 mi.(225) 924-6400
Hampton Inn I-10:college Drive4646 ConstitutionBaton Rouge, LA4.7 mi.(225) 926-9990
Holiday Inn Select4728 Constitution AveBaton Rouge, LA4.7 mi.(225) 925-2244
Comfort Suites3045 Valley Creek RdBaton Rouge, LA4.8 mi.(225) 923-3377
Baton Rouge Hilton5500 Hilton AveBaton Rouge, LA4.9 mi.(225) 924-5000
Chase Suite Hotel By Woodfin5522 Corporate BlvdBaton Rouge, LA4.9 mi.(225) 927-5630
Embassy Suites Baton Rouge4914 Constitution AveBaton Rouge, LA4.9 mi.(225) 924-6566
Holiday Inn Express4924 Constitution AveBaton Rouge, LA4.9 mi.(225) 930-0600
Homewood Suites Hotel-baton Rouge5860 Corporate BlvdBaton Rouge, LA5.0 mi.(225) 927-1700
Extended Stay America6250 Corporate BlvdBaton Rouge, LA5.2 mi.(225) 201-0330
Oakwood / Gates @ Citiplace2500 Gates CirBaton Rouge, LA5.3 mi.(713) 995-5111
Hilton Garden Inn Baton Rouge Airport3330 Harding BlvdBaton Rouge, LA5.8 mi.(225) 357-6177
Best Western Chateau Louisianne710 N Lobdell AveBaton Rouge, LA5.9 mi.(225) 927-6700
Comfort Suites2949 Varsity StBaton Rouge, LA6.2 mi.(225) 356-6500
Residence Inn By Marriott7061 Commerce CirBaton Rouge, LA6.4 mi.(225) 925-9100
Wood Acres Motel (75117)8287 Airline HwyBaton Rouge, LA6.4 mi.(225) 925-8300
Oakwood / Mansions In The Park7250 Perkins RdBaton Rouge, LA6.7 mi.(713) 995-5111
Fairfield Inn By Marriott Baton Rouge7959 Essen Park AveBaton Rouge, LA7.0 mi.(225) 766-9493
Springhill Suites By Marriott7979 Essen Park AveBaton Rouge, LA7.2 mi.(225) 766-5252
Towneplace Suites By Marriott Baton Rouge8735 Summa AveBaton Rouge, LA7.9 mi.(225) 819-2112
Days Inn & Suites Of Baton Rouge9919 Gwenadele DrBaton Rouge, LA8.0 mi.(225) 925-8399
Holiday Inn South9940 Airline HwyBaton Rouge, LA8.1 mi.(225) 924-7021
Ramada Inn10045 Gwenadele DrBaton Rouge, LA8.1 mi.(225) 706-5500
Amerisuites Baton Rouge East6080 Bluebonnet BlvdBaton Rouge, LA8.2 mi.(225) 769-4400
Oakwood / The Park @ Bluebonnet8008 Bluebonnet BlvdBaton Rouge, LA8.4 mi.(713) 995-5111

Port Allen Weather & Climate

Southeast Louisiana, along the Mississippi River, has a subtropical climate that is warm and wet year round. The southeast region, around Baton Rouge, experiences rain showers all year round, high temperatures and humidity during summer, and generally warm, sunny weather in the wintertime. The weather can be unpredictable in southeast Louisiana, and cold spells have been experienced in winter, but snowfall is rare. The best time to visit the area is between February and April, when the heat and humidity are not at peak levels. June is the start of hurricane season, but plenty of warning time is given for these types of storms.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 60°F 38°F 6.41 in. -
February 64°F 41°F 5.12 in. -
March 71°F 48°F 5.20 in. -
April 77°F 54°F 5.57 in. -
May 84°F 63°F 5.01 in. -
June 89°F 69°F 5.59 in. -
July 91°F 71°F 6.23 in. -
August 91°F 70°F 5.85 in. -
September 87°F 65°F 4.80 in. -
October 79°F 54°F 4.14 in. -
November 70°F 46°F 4.92 in. -
December 63°F 40°F 5.27 in. -

Port Allen Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are Baton Rouge Metro Ryan Field (BTR) located about 6 miles northeast of Port Allen in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the Acadiana Regional airport (ARA) located approximately 49 miles southwest of Port Allen in New Iberia, Louisiana, the Lafayette Regional airport (LFT) located roughly 49 miles west of Port Allen in Lafayette, Louisiana, and finally the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International airport (MSY) located around 64 miles southeast of Port Allen in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Port Allen Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Celebration StationBaton RougeLA3.3 mi.
Dixie Landin'Baton RougeLA3.3 mi.
Celebration StationMetairieLA67.1 mi.
City Park Carousel GardensNew OrleansLA75.9 mi.
Six Flags New OrleansNew OrleansLA75.9 mi.
 
Water Parks
Blue Bayou Water ParkBaton RougeLA3.3 mi.
Waterland U.S.A.HoumaLA65.9 mi.
Atwood Water ParkMonticelloMS100.4 mi.
 
Golf Courses
City Park Golf CourseBaton RougeLA3.5 mi.
Clark Park Golf CourseBaton RougeLA3.5 mi.
LSU Golf CourseBaton RougeLA3.5 mi.
Santa Maria Golf ClubBaton RougeLA3.5 mi.
Webb Park Golf CourseBaton RougeLA3.5 mi.
West Side Golf ClubBruslyLA4.8 mi.
Howell Park Golf CourseBaton RougeLA5.2 mi.
Dumas Park Golf CourseBakerLA9.5 mi.
Briarwood Golf ClubBaton RougeLA11.5 mi.
Beaver Creek Golf CourseZacharyLA13.6 mi.
Copper Mill Golf ClubZacharyLA13.6 mi.
False River Golf & Country ClubVentressLA19.6 mi.
Pelican Point Golf ClubGonzalesLA23.0 mi.
Magnolia Creek Golf CourseEthelLA24.0 mi.
 
Museums
LSU Museum of Natural ScienceBaton RougeLA3.3 mi.(Science)
Louisiana Museum of Military HistoryLafayetteLA50.8 mi.(History)
Lafayette Natural History Museum & PlanetariumLafayetteLA50.8 mi.(Science)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Greater Baton Rouge ZooBaton RougeLA3.3 mi.
Aquarium of the AmericasNew OrleansLA75.9 mi.
Audubon Park and Zoological GardenNew OrleansLA75.9 mi.
Alexandria Zoological ParkAlexandriaLA94.4 mi.


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