When on vacation, you don’t need a wraparound porch or a kitchen with Viking appliances. The last thing you want to be doing is cooking for a group during your downtime.
Your vacation preference is flying solo–or when the mood is right–with a plus one.
Give you a place to rest your head and a clean bathroom and you’re one satisfied customer.
When spending time exploring the city is a higher priority than grilling steaks in the outdoor kitchen, New Orleans vacation rentals deliver. The one pictured, a one bedroom in the heart of the French Quarter, is a modest $550 a week in the Ursuline Guest House.
Like the owner says, after staying here, “You might never stay in a cookie-cutter hotel again!
That’s because the b&b is part of the Big Easy’s history, albeit a dark one. According to the property site, rooms 7 to 12 once housed slaves. Guests can only wonder what life was like before those quarters were transformed into the cozy spaces they are today, some boasting decorative brick fireplaces and French doors leading to a balcony.
For rejuvenating after one too many late-night stumbles along Bourbon Street, a brick courtyard beckons with a bubbling hot tub.
And for those extra doses of Southern hospitality, don’t leave without partaking in the complimentary continental breakfast and wine and cheese hour served nightly at 6pm. Who’s calling you a po’ boy now?
Valerie Moloney is your resident blogger and the Expansion Markets Editor for Citysearch.com, who oddly enough, feels panicked when asked, "What's the best place to eat in Chicago?" or her favorite, "It's my birthday. Where should we go with a party of six?" No stranger to travel--and traveling with kids--she is a young mom who ODs on the Internet when it comes to planning family trips or buying clothes. Here's hoping she finds you the vacation you deserve.