New Orleans, Louisiana

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September 7, 2011

The Big Easy offers it all, from championship-caliber football and world-famous Mardi Gras celebrations to some of the best food in the world. It’s easy to see why so many campers choose to make this city and the surrounding gulf coast KOAs their preferred long-term winter escape. If you’re one of them, and thinking about finding some great gulf adventures, we’ve got you covered.

KOAs along the way:

 

Places To See And Things To Do:

Meridian, MS
Dentzel Carousel:Take a whirl on this 115-year-old carousel that happens to be one of 11 carousels designated a national landmark.

Jackson, MS
Mississippi Blues Trail
For the blues fan, the Jackson stops along the Mississippi Blues Trail give some context to the culture of the “City with Soul”.

Pensacola, FL
National Naval Aviation Museum
Take a ride in an air combat simulator or watch the Blue Angels do the real thing at one of the world’s largest aviation museums. Did we mention admission is free? You can’t argue with those prices.

Theodore, AL
Bellingrath Gardens
Take a self-guided tour through 65 acres of beautiful garden space and take in the wide array of colors and fragrances along the way.

Avery Island, LA
TABASCO factory
Tour through the factory where the country’s favorite pepper sauce is made then take a few bottles home from the TABASCO country store.

Lafayette, LA
Vermilionville Living History Museum & Folklife Park
Take a look into the past and see how residents lived in the 18th and 19th centuries in the Bayou Vermillion District.

Hattiesburg, MS
Leatha’s Bar-B-Que Inn
As seen on the Food Network, this restaurant boasts some of the best BBQ in the south.

Mobile, AL
Wintzell’s Oyster House
Featuring local seafood favorite and of course specializing in oysters, this restaurant has successfully served Mobile since 1938.

Biloxi, MS
Ole Biloxi Fillin Station
The Fillin Station serves the very best in southern cuisine and throws in burgers for good measure.

Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Lagniappe Restaurant
Enjoy the finest in Cajun and Creole cuisine at this restaurant that serves up all the Louisiana favorites.

Lafayette, LA
Olde Tyme Grocery
A great place to grab an affordable bite. Make sure to try a po’ boy!