The crossroads of the south, Baton Rouge sits near Louisiana’s most exciting spots. New Orleans and the Gulf of Mexico are an hour away—or, head inland for forests and rivers. In town, you can explore the Capitol and paddle the Mississippi River. With rustic campsites and modern RV parks, Cajun Country has an option for everyone. Camp with your horses at the Farr Park RV campground near LSU. Nearby, take guided trail rides or fish in the Mississippi. Around town and on I-10, you’ll find a variety of private RV camping and tent camping spots. Stay online with free Wi-Fi and full hookups. As you drive toward Florida, you’ll find family-friendly camping at Tickfaw State Park. From the tent and RV sites, it’s a quick walk to the park’s hiking trails and water playground. South of Baton Rouge, Lake Fausse Pointe State Park is known for its birding. Stay cozy in a cabin, choose sites with hookups, or go off-grid with canoe-in sites.