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The Port of New Orleans, also known simply as Port NOLA, is a major embarkation port for passengers of cruise ships as well as an international container port (the only one of its kind in the state of Louisiana). Located between Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River, not too far from the Gulf Mexico, it is one of the world’s largest and busiest ports and has a bustling maritime community. With its strategic location, trade and transportation thrived in the area during its early years. As commerce here grew, the port grew along with it and became a major economic engine for New Orleans.
At present, Port NOLA is a key distribution and transportation hub for the state of Louisiana, with several logistics, commodity brokerage, shipping, freight forwarding and petroleum and energy-related companies headquartered in the port. Moreover, Port NOLA is the sixth-largest cruise port in the United States and serves as a major entry point to New Orleans by way of cruise ships. Big names in the cruise industry, such as Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Disney Cruise Lines have ships sailing regularly to and from the Port of New Orleans. In fact, the port welcomes an average of 1.2 million tourists every year, which makes it a major center for tourism as well.
Fun fact: The Port of New Orleans owns the distinction of being United States’ sole deep-water port served by six class one railroads.
The Port of New Orleans is a primary gateway to the “Big Easy” and caters to thousands of people daily. Whether you’re in the area for business, leisure or a quick cruise stopover before you head to your destination, there are plenty of things to do to pass the time. Here are some of Bounce’s recommendations on where to go near Port NOLA.
Try the popular beignets at Café du Monde in Riverwalk, just a few steps from the port
Get a taste of the world-famous New Orleans festival at Mardi Gras World
Visit the historic Jackson Square and check out the impressive St. Louis Cathedral nearby
See some incredible marine life at the Aquarium of the Americas
Experience the amazing facilities and attractions found at City Park, including the New Orleans Museum of Art and New Orleans Botanical Garden
Go on a tour of the Garden District, where you will find some of the most gorgeous mansions in the city
Visit the vibrant Frenchmen Street and check out the different hangout spots and cultural attractions in the area
Watch and observe a host of animal species at the Audubon Zoo
Book a Haunted History Tour and learn about New Orleans’ paranormal history
Sample the famous Creole cooking in local dining staples in the area
Rideshare (Uber, Lyft)
Regional Transit Authority (RTA) bus
Whether you’re in Port NOLA for a work trip, a holiday or a short stopover, the best way to maximize your time in the city is by traveling without your luggage, especially if you only have a few hours to spare. The best solution for this problem is to use Bounce’s storage services. Simply head over to any of Bounce’s local partners and deposit your luggage there. Once you secure your items, you have complete freedom to move and explore around New Orleans.
Bounce has several local partners near Port NOLA and across the city of New Orleans for easy accessibility for all users. All you need to do is download the Bounce app and find the Bounce location closest to you. After that, head over to your chosen location and drop off your bag, backpack, or any other items you want to store.
Luggage Storage Near French Quarter
A visit to New Orleans just wouldn’t be complete without visiting the renowned French Quarter. Often referred to as the “Crown Jewel of New Orleans,” the historic neighborhood is known for its amazing architecture, quaint markets and boutiques, a thriving dining scene and vibrant nightlife. The French Quarter is found on a bend on the Mississippi River and is no doubt one of NOLA’s best attractions.
The French Quarter is made up of numerous prominent streets that turn into energetic social places at night, including Bourbon Street, Royal Street, and Frenchmen Street. You surely won’t run out of things to do in the French Quarter, whether you want to have coffee or drink some cocktails. Be sure to go on a carriage ride around the neighborhood, see the art galleries, or eat some of the finest Creole food. To ensure an amazing experience, leave your things at a Bounce location near the French Quarter.
Luggage Storage Near National WWII Museum
Originally called The National D-Day Museum, the National WWII Museum is a history museum found within New Orleans’ Central Business District. As its name suggests, the Smithsonian-affiliated museum is dedicated to showing the role of the United States in World War II and how they helped the Allied Forces win. In 2003, the museum was declared as the country’s official National WWII Museum by the U.S. Congress.
At the museum, guests can view exhibits and documentary clips of what went down during the Second World War. The facility also has an in-house 4D Theater where a film called Beyond All Boundaries (narrated and produced by Hollywood actor Tom Hanks) is being shown. A visit to the National WWII Museum is riveting and thought-provoking and is a definite must when in NOLA. Since large bags aren’t allowed inside the facility, find a Bounce partner near the museum and store your things there.
Luggage Storage Near Ogden Museum of Southern Art
Found in the Warehouse Arts District in downtown NOLA, just across the National WWII Museum, is the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. The museum is home to the biggest and most extensive collection of Southern art in the country and has become of New Orleans’ top cultural attractions. Founded in 1999, the Ogden Museum features a vast range of programming. Film screenings, exhibitions, concerts, and lectures are highlighted to impart appreciation and understanding of American Southern art and culture. The facility attracts a diverse audience and welcomes over 80,000 visitors every year. Oversized bags are prohibited inside the museum and must be deposited at the bag check. Another alternative would be to store your things with Bounce.
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The price for luggage storage near Port of New Orleans is just $5.90/bag for the entire day.
Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage near Port of New Orleans.
Yes, there are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in the Port of New Orleans area. Bounce has multiple luggage storage locations nearby Port of New Orleans and in the broader New Orleans area where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 safekeeping gurantee.