Category Archives: Things To Do In New Orleans

Satchmo SummerFest

  Located at the Old U.S. Mint, the celebration of Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong’s birth August 4, 1901 always means a party. He changed American music for good by his 20s, and by the time he was in his 70s he was revolutionary in the music industry. Turning jazz into the pop music that we know…

New Orleans Pride

  Of all the pride parades and events around the country, New Orleans is one of the most popular—tripling in size over the past five years. Spanning from June 9 – 11, it all starts with a Pride Weekend Kick-Off Party where you can mingle with local celebrities. Next up is Family Day in the…

French Market Creole Tomato Festival

  Creole cuisine wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for the delectable tomato—which is why there’s an entire summer fest dedicated to this amazing fruit. In June, you really see the fresh tomato dishes highlighted on menus around the city, and they are irresistible at farmers markets. Tomato crops debut each June, with the tomato festival…

Dirty Linen Night

Dirty Linen Night is a unique event that brings the entire city out to support, explore and enjoy the art galleries and antique shops along Royal Street. Enjoy a night out on the town, enjoying some of the unique places and faces of New Orleans. Dirty Linen Night is a night in contrast to White…

Teen Friendly Activities

If you are traveling with teens this summer, get them in on the family vacation and enjoy a few activities that they will love. New Orleans has a number of teen friendly activities that are sure to make them put down their phones and tablets for at least a little while. City Park Disc Golf…

New Orleans Summer Vacation

School is out and summer is in full swing. Start planning your New Orleans summer vacation and enjoy making memories with the family. In New Orleans, there are a number of things to do for the whole family giving you endless opportunities in one location. Head over to Audubon Park and take a ride on…

Valentine’s Day in New Orleans

Add a little romance to your day this Valentine’s Day in New Orleans as you discover the romance that fills the atmosphere. Wake up feeling refreshed after a full night of sleep in our Garden District hotel. Start your day with a walk along the beautiful streets of the beautiful Garden District and brunch at…

New Orleans Cemetery Tours

New Orleans is unique in so many ways. From the festivals and the food to the history and the shopping. Sitting below sea level, there is one more thing unique about our town, the cemeteries. While cemeteries are not typically a tourist attraction, our cemeteries are one of a kind. Due to the high water table…

Free Activities in New Orleans

Welcome to BEST WESTERN St. Charles Inn, your chosen Garden District hotel. We want to make sure that you not only get a great deal on your New Orleans hotel but you also get the most bang for your buck while you are visiting with us. Here are just a few of the many free…

Frenchmen Street

Bourbon Street in the French Quarter steals the show from many of the local hang outs offering the giltz and glamour of NOLA that tourist seek. With much to see and do in the French Quarter it’s no wonder as to why many are drawn to this popular area. Take a break from the touristy…