4 Refreshing Spring Cocktails from our Iconic French Quarter Hotel

4 Refreshing Spring Cocktails from our Iconic French Quarter Hotel

From Bourbon Street and Jackson Square to dive bars and boutique hotels in the corners of Vieux Carre, New Orleans is known for its live music and classic cocktails.  And as a proud, famous New Orleans hotel, we are well-known for many things at the Hotel Monteleone –...
Louisiana Plantations to Visit During Your Trip to New Orleans

Louisiana Plantations to Visit During Your Trip to New Orleans

Curious about life way back when in the Antebellum south? Many Louisiana plantations have been historically preserved to offer a glimpse into the past for visitors and history buffs. Plus, many are just a short day trip away from the Crescent City. So you can tour...
The Essential New Orleans Itinerary for Every Kind of Traveller

The Essential New Orleans Itinerary for Every Kind of Traveller

Looking for the perfect New Orleans itinerary? You’re in luck! We’ve outlined all the essential activities for every kind of traveller, so no matter what your interests or inclinations are, you can craft the ideal getaway. Everyone has their own idea of...
Enjoy a Special Valentine’s Dinner at Criollo

Enjoy a Special Valentine’s Dinner at Criollo

Nothing says I love you better than a Valentine’s dinner at Criollo. And with Valentine’s Day coming up fast, it’s the perfect time to take a peek at this year’s special menu and book your table. Criollo’s Valentine’s menu will be...
7 New Orleans Mardi Gras Traditions and Their History

7 New Orleans Mardi Gras Traditions and Their History

The countdown to Mardi Gras in New Orleans is well underway! As you plan for parades and mark the days until Fat Tuesday, learn about some of the most famous Mardi Gras traditions and where they came from. 1. Mardi Gras Krewes A Krewe is an organization that works all...
The Top 5 Reasons to Visit New Orleans this Holiday Season

The Top 5 Reasons to Visit New Orleans this Holiday Season

If you’re looking for an extra-special celebration this holiday season, New Orleans has it all. Festive feasts. Dazzling decorations. Spirited concerts. With a December calendar full of special holiday events, you’re sure to find cheer in every corner of the Crescent...
A Christmas Tradition: Réveillon in New Orleans

A Christmas Tradition: Réveillon in New Orleans

New Orleans is often referred to as a “European city” and with good reason. Throughout our French Quarter neighborhood, you’ll find the influences of Spanish and French architecture. Each December, you’ll also find another European influence:...