Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is not just a day.  It’s a season.  This year Mardi Gras Day is March 5th.  It’s not too early to start planning for next year which is February 25, 2020.  The party starts weeks before.  Check availability at New Orleans Bed and Breakfasts then look here for a list of parades 2019 […]

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French Quarter Festival

  French Quarter Festival is April 11 – 14, 2019.  Four days of FREE music from over 200 musicians on 20 stages. Did I mention the food?  It’s fantastic.  Go hungry.  Crawfish & Goat Cheese Crepes, Slow Roasted Duck Po-Boy, Fried Boudin Bites, Oyster Rockefeller Po-Boy, Cracklin’ Nachos, Shrimp cooked a variety of ways and so much more. Get yourself a […]

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Valentine’s Day in New Orleans

Valentine’s Day can be overlooked in New Orleans because we are too busy with Mardi Gras.  This year Mardi Gras Day is late on March 5th, so you can do a little of both.   Cozy restaurants, intimate nightclubs, and plenty of live music help make New Orleans a fantastic city in which to spend Valentine’s […]

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Jazz Fest 50th Anniversary: Will the Rolling Stones play?

Yes, the Stones will play on Thursday, May 2nd.  Starting planning.  Day-specific tickets will be required for May 2. Jazz Fest added an extra day to the 50th anniversary celebration.  It all begins on Thursday, April 25, 2019 and closes out on Sunday, May 5.  Book your room now with New Orleans Bed and Breakfasts.  Enjoy the festival […]

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The King of Cakes

Carnival season officially starts January 6, 2019, with the Feast of Epiphany. That means now is the time to make your New Orleans travel plans and book a room at your favorite New Orleans Bed & Breakfast. One of the most compelling reasons to come is the food. The Feast of Epiphany is traditionally celebrated […]

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New Orleans is full of surprises!

Where Should I Stay When I Visit New Orleans?

It’s a common question people ask themselves.  They ask Google the same question.  They ask their friends who have visited New Orleans before.  “Where should I stay when I visit New Orleans?”  The answer may surprise you.  If you’ve found your way to our website, maybe the obvious answer won’t surprise you at all.  You […]

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New Orleans is sweet!

Sno-Ball Season in New Orleans

We don’t have snow ball fights in New Orleans and we leave off the ‘w’ when we spell sno.  When we talk about New Orleans sno-balls we smile and we lick our lips and rub our bellies.  Summertime is sno-ball season in New Orleans no matter how you spell it.  Stay at a real New […]

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You never know what you'll see in New Orleans.

Honest New Orleans Vacation Rentals

The great State of Louisiana has a reputation for being, well, there’s no other way to say this so there is no point in beating around the bush— Louisiana has a reputation for being corrupt.  Okay.  I said it.  That doesn’t mean that everyone is Louisiana is on the make.  Not at all.  In fact, […]

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Your New Orleans vacation rental should be this good.

Vacation Rentals in New Orleans

What do you do when you stay in a hotel?  You rent a room in a big box of a building by the night.  What do you do when you stay on AirBnB or VRBO (Vacation Rental By Owner) or Kayak, or any other informal vacation rental site?  You rent an apartment or a house […]

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Maybe You’ve Been to New Orleans…

Maybe you’ve been to New Orleans before.  If I know you, and I don’t, but let’s assume I do, you stayed in a big hotel in the French Quarter or on Canal Street, or in the Central Business District.  I’m playing the odds when I make this guess about you.  That’s where most of the […]

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