There's a lot that could bring you to New Orleans. It's the birthplace of jazz, and the home of America's most epic and raucous Mardi Gras celebration. Plus, being a cultural crossroads of American, French, African, Cajun, and Creole influences means the Big Easy is nothing if not a foodie mecca!
New Orleans is so imbued with history, culture, and life that you'll want to stay a while to take it all in. But, where should you stay to make the most of your visit? Well, if you're an RV traveler, not to worry –– you have plenty of options for New Orleans RV parks, so have a look at a few of them now!
The Best RV Campgrounds in New Orleans
Many visitors to New Orleans arrive and leave by RV, and so there are several different New Orleans RV parks to choose from. Whether you want to stay in the heart of the city, or venture further afield to enjoy the scenery, is up to you.
Note: The French Quarter is one of the Big Easy's biggest attractions, so most of the best RV parks in New Orleans mention their distance from it.
French Quarter RV Resort
Amenities: You'll find the French Quarter RV Resort right in the heart of things: Downtown New Orleans. It has 20/30/50 amp electric hookups, along with connections to the city's water and sewers. Stay active in the fitness room, take a break in the recreation facilities, or make use of the laundry room. There's also a French Quarter-style courtyard with a pool, hot tub, and gazebo bar.
Capacity: 52 RV sites
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Jude Travel Park
Amenities: Jude Travel Park touts itself as the Best Value in the Big Easy. Its a short drive from the French Quarter, and has full hookups with 30/50 amp electricity. There's also free Wi-Fi, heated showers, and a saltwater pool. Once ready to see the sights, there are shuttle services to the French Quarter. You can also bring your pets along, and this is one of the safest New Orleans RV Parks (it's gated, and the owners live on-site).
Capacity: 46 RV sites
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St. Bernard State Park
Amenities: About 18 miles southeast of New Orleans, in St. Bernard Parish, you'll find St. Bernard State Park. Despite its proximity to the Big Easy, this is one of the least visited state parks in Louisiana; you won't have to worry about crowds. There's water, electrical hookups, picnic tables, BBQs, and laundry facilities, and hot showers. When you stay here, you can enjoy nature's beauty after experiencing the hustle and bustle of New Orleans.
Capacity: 43 RV sites
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New Orleans KOA Holiday
Amenities: There's no KOA campground closer to the French Quarter than the New Orleans KOA Holiday. You're not far from the pleasures of Bourbon Street, or you can take in a bit of history at the National World War II Museum. There's propane and firewood for sale, along with a pool (open from mid-April to mid-October), electric hookups, and Wi-Fi. Don't use GPS to find it; simply follow the directions on their site!
Capacity: 97 RV sites
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Three Oaks and a Pine RV Park
Amenities: This is one of the New Orleans RV parks with spacious sites, and it's located just five miles from the French Quarter. All sites are back-in only, and there are 20/30/50 amp electric hookups, 24-hour shower facilities, a laundry room (with security cameras), and a passcode-protected security gate. It is also pet-friendly, so bring along your furry family members!
Capacity: 32 RV sites
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New Orleans RV Resort & Marina
Amenities: The New Orleans RV Resort and Marina is located right on the shores of Lake Pontchartrain (about 12 minutes from the French Quarter). There are six different types of RV campsites available, from the large "Presidential" to a variety of Waterfront and Standard sites. There's a convenience store, pool, hot tub, laundry facilities, and horseshoe pits, along with access to dock slips and boat launches.
Capacity: 160 RV sites
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Pine Crest RV Park
A 30-minute drive from the French Quarter, Pine Crest RV Park in Slidell, Louisiana is one of the regional New Orleans RV parks to stay at to get away from it all. They have clean bathhouses, laundry facilities, free W-Fi, propane, and can even assist you with car rental if you want to leave your rig behind to go explore New Orleans or the Mississippi Gulf Coast during the day. Pine Crest RV Park prides itself on providing a clean, quiet, and safe place to stay.
Capacity: 202 RV sites
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Visit New Orleans RV Parks With Cruise America
Now that you have a list of the best RV parks in the New Orleans area, it's time to grab an RV rental. And for that, you can count on Cruise America. With a large fleet of modern RVs in a variety of lengths and floor plans, Cruise America has what you need to get your next adventure started.
So, what are you waiting for? Don't let the party get started without you! It's time to turn up the jazz, and Laissez les bons temps rouler! Get in touch with Cruise America today to roll on down to New Orleans in comfort and style.