New Orleans Metro Area Guide

New Orleans is one of the most exciting and unique cities in America. Located in southeastern Louisiana the city extends on either side of the Mississippi River. The busy port of New Orleans led to the diverse and lively culture that is found in the city. Food, music, celebrations and festivals are important parts of the New Orleans culture so if you are looking for a fun city to rent in, New Orleans apartments might be for you.

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Mardi Gras is the most popular and most notable celebration that takes place in New Orleans. Mardi Gras is the final day of a larger celebration called Carnival. Music is also widely celebrated in the city; annually New Orleans hosts several music festivals. The most popular is the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival; although it is referred to as Jazz Fest it features other types of music, food and arts. New Orleans’ Voodoo Experience and the Essence Music Festival are two other popular music festivals.

While looking forward to some of New Orleans annual events you can enjoy several everyday activities. The French Quarter and Bourbon Street always have something going on. For daytime activities you can stroll along Magazine Street and shop its boutiques and antique shops. There are also several museums and hot spots you can check out such as City Park which includes the New Orleans Museum of Art, several art and nature attractions and plenty of activities for the whole family.

There are three professional sports teams that call New Orleans home, they include: the NFL’s New Orleans Saints, the NBA’s New Orleans Hornets, and Triple-A affiliate of the Florida Marlins, the New Orleans Zephyrs. There are many institutions of higher learning present in New Orleans; two major schools are Delgado Community College and Tulane University.

In addition to sports, festivals and parks there are also many beautiful New Orleans apartments. Whether you are eager to live in a booming metropolis or relax in a quaint suburb, New Orleans has something for everyone. If you haven’t narrowed down your apartment search to a specific city or neighborhood within the greater New Orleans area our Area Guides and Neighborhood Reviews will certainly point you in the right direction. Choose from the cities below to learn about their living style, demographics and neighborhoods. Once you find the right area to suit your needs, finding an apartment will be easy.

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Here is the average rent in the New Orleans Metro area for a Studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, and 3 bedroom apartment.