Situated down on the banks of the Mississippi River in the southeastern part of Louisiana, New Orleans is the biggest city in the state and one of the most famous cities in all of North America. Well known all around the world for its eclectic culture, exciting annual festivities, delicious cuisine, and booming nightlife scene, New Orleans is a lively city that is regarded as a must-visit location for anyone in Louisiana or the local area.

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The city itself actually has the unique distinction of featuring more water than land, with around 180 square miles of water and 169 square miles of land making up the 349 square miles of New Orleans. Known as 'The Big Easy', the city is home to nearly 400,000 people, with over 1.2 million in the full metropolitan area, and is a super spot for tourists to have some fun.

Many visitors to New Orleans spend time exploring the old French Quarter of the city, as well as areas like Jackson Square, the Garden District, and Bourbon Street. With jazz clubs, cabaret venues, Creole bars, and so much more down every single street, New Orleans is an amazing location for people who like to have a lot of fun all through the day and into the night. If you're planning on visiting New Orleans in an RV, there are some great RV parks and campgrounds all around the city and local area. Read on for full details on the best RV parks in New Orleans.

- French Quarter RV Resort - 500 N Claiborne Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112, Phone: 504-586-3000

The French Quarter is one of the main attractions of New Orleans. This area is the historic heart of the city and is also known as the Vieux Carré (translating to 'Old Square' in English). Many people visit New Orleans purely to roam the streets of the French Quarter, and if you'd like to be right in the center of this historic area, the French Quarter RV Resort is a wonderful option to choose.

Surrounded by stunning historic buildings and offering easy access to many of the local attractions and restaurants, this RV park is the only one to be situated in the French Quarter, so it's the perfect option for people who plan on spending all the time in the center of the city checking out the various bars, clubs, restaurants, and more. The rates are surprisingly reasonable at this chic RV resort and the on-site amenities include a huge clubhouse, fitness room, rec hall, laundry facilities, business area, hot tub, pool, outdoor bar, and ice machine.

- Pontchartrain Landing - 6001 France Rd, New Orleans, LA 70126, Phone: 504-286-8157

Another excellent RV park in the New Orleans area, Pontchartrain Landing is located over by the French Quarter of the city and looks out onto Lake Pontchartrain. This is more than just an RV park; it's a full resort featuring a marina, restaurant, bar, rental villas, and more. It's a vibrant and lively location with impeccable facilities, professional customer service, and luxurious amenities for all to enjoy.

There are 125 individual sites available at Pontchartrain Langing, split up into six different price brackets to suit all budgets. If you're willing to pay a little extra, you can get some gorgeous views of the lake, but regardless of the site you choose, you'll be able to benefit from full utilities with 50 amp power, water, sewer, Wi-Fi internet, and cable TV. The site is also home to a 24-hour self-service laundry area, a kids' play zone, a swimming pool, showers, restrooms, a dump station, and more. Naturally, all RV guests can also enjoy the on-site bar and restaurant too.

- Pelican RV Park New Orleans - 3716 Downman Rd, New Orleans, LA 70126, Phone: 504-248-3000

Located close by to both the shores of Lake Pontchartrain and the historic French Quarter of New Orleans, this RV park is in an excellent spot for both natural, outdoor activities and exploration of the city itself. Whether you're looking to do some fishing and kayaking over at the lake or roam the streets of New Orleans to drop in at the hottest bars and music clubs, Pelican RV Park New Orleans is a great place to base yourself.

This highly-rated, family friendly RV park and campground offers low rates starting at just $30 per night or $160 for a week and has some excellent amenities including a full bar serving up tasty treats and meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The staff at this New Orleans RV park are among the best around, and the on-site amenities and facilities include a full security entrance gate, bathrooms, showers, wireless high speed internet, paved streets, driveways, and private mail boxes.

- New Orleans KOA - 11129 Jefferson Hwy, River Ridge, LA 70123, Phone: 504-467-1792

Part of the nationally known KOA brand of campgrounds and RV parks, New Orleans KOA is a name you can trust. Most of the RV parks in New Orleans are located in the eastern side of the city near the French Quarter, but the New Orleans KOA RV Park is located over in the western side of the city on the banks of the Mississippi River. It's a great location and offers quick access to many of the city's top attractions and landmarks.

Even if you want to visit the French Quarter, this RV park is only a short ride away and you can make use of New Orleans' fun public transportation systems like the New Orleans trolley to get around if you like. This is a highly rated RV park with a lot of good amenities and very friendly staff. All sites come with standard utilities, Wi-Fi, and cable TV, and the on-site amenities include a swimming pool, shuttle bus, dog park, play area, laundry facilities, and more.