Parking in New Orleans

New Orleans is a major United States port city and the largest city in Louisiana. It is the center of the New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner metropolitan area. New Orleans is located in southeastern Louisiana, straddling the Mississippi River. It is coextensive with Orleans Parish, meaning that the boundaries of the city and the parish are the same. It is bounded by the parishes of St. Tammany (north), St. Bernard (east), Plaquemines (south), and Jefferson (south and west). Lake Pontchartrain, part of which is included in the city limits, lies to the north, and Lake Borgne lies to the east.

Tourism is a major staple in the city's economy, a $5.5 billion industry that accounts for 40 percent of New Orleans' tax revenues. In 2004 tourism employed 85,000 people, making it New Orleans' top industry. With the large amounts of tourism, employees working in New Orleans, and large number of annual events, parking can become very limited and extremely hard to find. Parking in New Orleans can also be expensive because of the limited parking and high number of tourist traffic that come in and out of the city. The other reason parking is limited and is always a hassle to find in New Orleans, is that a large number of colleges and universities are located in the city which means during the school year a larger number of parking spaces become unavailable, thus making parking space searching even harder.

Parkingspotter.com has a complete listing of all available parking spaces in New Orleans, Louisiana and surrounding counties, cities, and neighborhoods as well. Browse all available parking spaces in New Orleans, Louisiana by price and location to find the parking space specific to your needs. Many of the parking spaces are listed by private owners and may not be available anywhere else on the internet giving you the advantage of finding that parking space that's convenient for you. Make searching for that hard to find parking space a thing of the past.

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