Where should you not stay in New Orleans?
Is New Orleans Safe?
What are the nicest areas of New Orleans?
The Best Neighborhoods In New Orleans For 2021
Audubon. Uptown. Garden District. Touro. Marlyville-Fontainebleau. Lake Shore-Lake Vista. East Carollton. Lakeview.
What should I avoid in New Orleans?
12 Things Not To Do in New Orleans
Popular but safe – The French Quarter ranks as the safest neighborhood in New Orleans, mainly because there are just so many people and therefore a high police presence. However, watch your stuff or you'll become a pickpocketing victim.
Stay Safe. Where there are drunk tourists, there are pickpockets and scammers. This is true the world around and Bourbon Street is no exception. It's not a hotbed of violent crime, but petty thievery is sadly quite common.
In New Orleans, water continues to be safe to drink and has been since Ida hit, according to the Sewerage & Water Board. And as of Thursday, residents can now flush and use water-heavy applicances like dishwashers and washing machines freely. In Jefferson Parish, water is safe to drink everywhere except in Grand Isle.
If you are driving to New Orleans, park at your hotel and leave your car for the duration of your visit. You can use the street cars, Uber or Lyft or just walk everywhere.
They want experience the French Quarter during the day and the night, eat amazing NOLA food, see local museums, take some tours, and all that (very literal) jazz. If this is you, we highly recommend that you start with a minimum of 4 full days in New Orleans and work up from there.
In no particular order, here are the best things to do in New Orleans for any first-time visitor:
While there are no beaches in New Orleans, it has easy access to several beaches in neighboring towns and states. In fact, some of them are less than an hour away from the Big Easy by car.
New Orleans has an average walkability score of 59. The French Quarter and the Central Business District and among the most walkable neighborhoods. There's no need to get stuck in traffic, as everything is within walking distance in the downtown area.
Iconic streets are all around the Crescent City