Our Tips for a Romantic New Orleans Date Night

You never really need an occasion to set aside a romantic evening for you and your favorite plus one, but with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, you might want to consider our top tips for a romantic New Orleans date night. Read on to craft your own intimate New...

Four Ways to Experience Mardi Gras at Hotel Monteleone

Carnival season spans the whole city, and even other areas within the south like Mobile, Alabama (home of the very first American Mardi Gras in 1703) and along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. However, you won’t need to travel far and wide to experience an authentic Mardi...

Plan for Parades with Our Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Mardi Gras only lasts a day, but Carnival season spans weeks, giving our hotel guests ample opportunities to check out a parade or two (or three). You’ll also have a chance to try king cake throughout the Carnival season. Some of our favorites are from Haydel’s...

Battle of New Orleans Bicentennial: How to Celebrate

First things first: a history lesson. The Battle of New Orleans wasn’t just one battle. Actually, it was a series of military scuffles that together created the final major battle of the War of 1812. Though they were outnumbered, Andrew Jackson and the Americans held...