New Orleans in December?  You betcha.  Not many people think about visiting New Orleans in December and, you know what?  They’re missing out on a good idea.  December in New Orleans is a pleasant surprise in all the best ways.  Even though it isn’t crowded in New Orleans in December, it sure is festive.  New Orleans is festive in ways that other places can never be.  Like in Hawai’i, there’s no snow in New Orleans in December.  Unlike in Hawai’i, New Orleans in December has crawfish and alligators, and Creole cuisine and Cajun cuisine, and there’s jazz, and then there’s some more good toe-tapping  jazz, and then there are some of the best professional B&Bs and small inns in the world.

New Orleans in December.  Wrap your head around the notion.  It’s more than a good idea.  You can make it real.

There is no place else in the world where you can enjoy the holidays so well as in New Orleans.  There is no place in the world like New Orleans to begin with.  Deck the halls with New Orleans and get your fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la on!  December New Orleans-style!  Make a holiday wish and Papa Noel will make it come true.

Check out the Professional Innkeepers Association’s Papa Noel specials.  If you’re thinking about visiting New Orleans in December this year, you really should CHECK OUT OUR PAPA NOEL SPECIALS.  They’re the real deal.  As if you need another reason to stay at a professionally licensed and managed B&B or inn in New Orleans, our innkeepers have added sugar plums and candy canes to sweeten what are already pretty sweet situations in very sweet locations for the month of December.

If you’ve been thinking about visiting New Orleans this year, well, time is running out!  If you aren’t thinking about visiting New Orleans this year, you should be!  What are you waiting for?  New Orleans in December is a winter wonderland where winter is mild and free of ice, snow, and slush.  The palm trees down the middle of Canal Street will be all lit up with twinkling holiday cheer.  Fulton Street will be a holiday wonderland deluxe, full of New Orleans-style carolers—music, music, everywhere—and decorations that will bedazzle you with visions of drummer boys and trumpeteers.  Rump-a-tum-tum!


Every day is followed by a lush starry night in New Orleans.


Pick a neighborhood.  New Orleans is a city of neighborhoods, all of them a joy to behold in December when New Orleanians dress up their houses with lights, tinsel, gewgaws, and ribbons all in the spirit of the season.  Hold onto your hat, if you’re wearing one.  New Orleans decorations are over the top.  If any city knows how to usher in a holiday, it’s New Orleans.  We have plenty of practice.  December is just a warm-up for Mardi Gras.

Pick a neighborhood on our Neighborhoods page.  You’ll find a professional inn or B&B that is right for you.  Our New Orleans innkeepers are here to make your visit memorable in all the best ways.  Whatever your style or your budget, whatever you’re looking for, we’ve got the perfect place for you!  A B&B or inn is the better way to stay in New Orleans.

Christmas in New Orleans!  Any time in New Orleans!  Any season and for any reason in New Orleans!  What are you waiting for?  Our innkeepers are seasoned hospitality professionals standing by to share the best that New Orleans has to offer.  Make a reservation early.  While we have 200 rooms, and no two rooms are alike.  Our member inns and B&Bs sell out early.  The time to book is now.