New Orleans is the largest city in Louisiana and one of the largest ports in the American South. Just down Interstate 10 from state capital Baton Rouge, New Orleans is surrounded by water with the massive Lake Pontchartrain to the north and the Gulf of Mexico to the east. Homes for rent in this famed southern city give families the opportunity to live in a community that has a rich history in several cultures. Whether you're walking through the massive scenic City Park, exploring the historic Bourbon Street or cheering the Saints on at the Superdome, your whole family will find something they enjoy.
Fun Facts for Future Renters
The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway is the longest continuous bridge in the world.
New Orleans has a variety of nicknames, including The Big Easy, Crescent City and NOLA. The city was named for King Louis XIV's nephew Phillip II, Duke of Orleans.
The city is part of Orleans Parish, because the state doesn't have any counties.
New Orleans is the second largest port in the U.S. and was the most populous city in the South during the Civil War.