A question that gets asked often is, "When is the best time to visit New Orleans?" The answer: It depends on what type of trip you're interested in planning.
While the city is a popular destination for tourists during the cooler months (which is also when some of the more famous celebrations happen), planning a trip in the summer months has its own set of advantages. If you don't mind a little heat, then visiting during the months of August and September can help you save big bucks on hotel rooms and dining. There are also plenty of great festivals and events happening, so you'll always be entertained.
At the Maison Dupuy Hotel, special summer rates are in full swing. Starting at just $109.65 per room, guests can afford to stay for less money for a longer period of time. If you've ever spent any time looking at hotels in New Orleans, then you know that's a steal. The hotel staff can help you make dinner reservations and plan itineraries before you arrive, and the pool is the perfect place to cool down between excursions around the city.
During the entire month of August, New Orleans is celebrating COOLinary - a time when some of the best restaurants in the city offer two to three course meals at a flat, discounted price. For example, at any of the participating restaurants, diner can enjoy two to three course lunch menus for $20 or less, and three course dinner menus for $35 or less. Over 50 restaurants are participating, and many of them have won awards. Basically - August is a great month for foodies to visit.
If you're interested in planning a visit to New Orleans soon, then please don't hesitate to call.
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