Summer in New Orleans is a wonderful time. But it certainly can get muggy here. Some of us take summer day trips despite the heat, while some like to relax indoors in air conditioning. If you like to get outdoors, it’s the perfect time to head to some lazy rivers near New Orleans. We’re lucky enough to have plenty of opportunities for tubing near New Orleans. If you’re looking for a lazy river to let your day pass in slow motion, here are some of the best places to go tubing in the area.

Have you ever floated down these lazy rivers near New Orleans and enjoyed a day of fun in the sun? Do you have a favorite lazy river near New Orleans? Let us know about your favorite spots for tubing near New Orleans in the comments!

There is also some great camping around New Orleans. Check out these parks with campgrounds near New Orleans.

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What are some of the best lakes near New Orleans?

With so many lakes near New Orleans, there are endless opportunities for floats around the Big Easy.

  • One of the best also happens to be the largest: Lake Ponchartrain. It's a huge body of water, covering 630 square miles! Driving over the Causeway there is on my bucket list!


What are the best water parks near New Orleans?

Looking for a water park near New Orleans to cool off?

  • Check out White Sands Lake Day Beach! It's only about 60 miles north of New Orleans, so it's an easy drive. This fun-filled lake beach is great for the whole family (and you won't even miss the ocean). Not only is the beach a great attraction in its own right, but it's also got an inflatable water park that is great for kids looking for fun!