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Little worried if anyone can help!

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Little worried if anyone can help!

Hi,

Myself and my partner have booked to go new orleans at easter next year for a week. Wrestling will be on at the same so I imagine there will be lots of others doing the same.

I was so excited and then people started telling me how dangerous it is. I was wondering if anyone would be able to let me know if where I am staying is ok?

Ive booked to stay near flordia avenue, mid city, its just a 10 min drive to french quarter and looked nice and close for getting around. The reviews all looked really good.

I thought as long as I am cautious like I am in most citys or places I have been before id be fine.

Is this an ok place to stay?

Thanks for any help!

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1. Re: Little worried if anyone can help!

What is your exact address. Personally, I wouldn't stay in Mid-city. If you are renting a car, cancel it and use the extra money to stay in the Quarter or CBD.

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2. Re: Little worried if anyone can help!

If it’s near the fairgrounds you should be ok, but if it is in your budget, I would recommend the Quarter or the CBD.

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3. Re: Little worried if anyone can help!

Driving to the Quarter is a pain,, parking is expensive,, I would heed the advice you were giving above if you can

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4. Re: Little worried if anyone can help!

Would need a specific address or street intersection to voice an opinion regarding the safety of the neighborhood. Some sections of Mid City/Florida Ave. are fine; most are not; none are particularly convenient for the typical visitor.

As previously written, parking in or close to the French Quarter is either inconvenient or very expensive. With well located lodging you will not need or want an automobile during your visit. If you will be visiting the Superdome for wrestling, most convenient lodging would be in either the French Quarter or Central Business District. Some sections of Mid-City very close to Canal Street or Esplanade Ave. might be safe and relatively convenint.

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5. Re: Little worried if anyone can help!

If you decide to stay outside of the CBD or FQ I would Uber down there for convenience.

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6. Re: Little worried if anyone can help!

No way would I stay in Mid-City. I agree with the others in that it's a major pain to try to park in the French Quarter. And it's expensive to park there.

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7. Re: Little worried if anyone can help!

Mid-City is large, and Florida Ave cuts through parts of it.

Some parts are likely fine, while others are VERY sketchy.

That is why the street number, or the cross street will be very important.

Good luck,

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8. Re: Little worried if anyone can help!

Discount advice from general "people" and rely on trusted sources like tripadvisor.

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9. Re: Little worried if anyone can help!

Need a cross street, if you have it.

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10. Re: Little worried if anyone can help!

North broad street I believe the street is called where it crosses?

I would be planning on uber trips everywhere and not walking if thats what people advise.

Thanks so much for all your help, Incrediably worried but hopefully ill be ok.

Edited: 17 October 2017, 23:38
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