Mardi Gras at the Windsor Court Hotel, New Orleans

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The United States is one of the best destinations to enjoy a luxury vacation because of its incredibly diverse regions and a wealth of entertainment to choose from. It is home to a lot of famous places around the world and you will have a lot of places to see and keep you busy on a luxury vacation in the USA.

We have found a nice accommodation for you to enjoy your holiday and relax from the stress and hustle and bustle of everyday life. The United States boasts of breathtaking beaches, majestic mountains, wide stretches of deserts and a glorious historic modern city that makes it one of the most sought after destinations for a luxury vacation.

Let us help you celebrate the most memorable Mardi Gras holiday at The Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans .

History of Mardi Gras

The history of Mardi Gras dates back to medieval Europe, which passed through Rome and Venice during the 17th and 18th centuries. century to the French House of Bourbon. The traditional festivas of “Boeuf Gras”, or the fatted calf started here and followed France to her colony.

Jean Baptiste Le Moyne Sieur de Bienville arrived only 90 km. south of New Orleans on March 2, 1699, and he named it “Pointe du Mardi Gras” as his men began to realize the lively holiday. Bienville was also the one who established “Fort Louis de la Louisiane” in 1702.

Bienville established New Orleans in 1718 and by the 1730s, Mardi Gras was celebrated in New Orleans. Today, Mardi Gras is a huge day in New Orleans that is all about music, picnics, entertainment and parades. It is during this holiday that you will experience a lot of crazy costumes, children with their families scattered throughout the city, as well as locals and tourists having fun.

Participants sit on the ground, throw balls, play music, eat delicious food as you watch the crowds go along between the parades. A majority of non-essential stores are usually closed during Mardi Gras.


New Orleans

New Orleans is a unique American city that houses many historical, cultural and culinary attractions. Known as the Crescent City, it is famous for its jazz music, world-class cuisine, diverse culture (Creole and Cajun heritage) and, of course, the great Mardi Gras parties.

Tourists and locals alike have their own favorite spots, but most of the entertainment is centered around the French Quarter. It is home to the legendary nightlife of Bourbon Street, which is full of cultural attractions. Along the Mississippi River, which borders the French Quarter to the south, horse-drawn carriages await tourists to take them on a ride along the coast, where you can see the steamboat Natchez.

In the French Quarter, the Crescent City has a lot of areas worth exploring. If you’re interested in local history, visit the Dumaine Street Historic Voodoo Museum, where you can learn about how this religion shaped this town.

For travelers and tourists who usually want to be at the center of non-stop activity and excitement, the French Quarter is the perfect place to stay.


The French Quarter

History is one thing that has never been forgotten in New Orleans. In fact, stories are honored through music, museums, well-preserved buildings, and art. It is a great area for food and entertainment, and tourists flock to the French Quarter of New Orleans because of its attractive architecture. Old buildings with a French influence dating back 300 years with arcades, red roofs and beautiful courtyards. Most of these buildings now contain hotels, restaurants, shops and lots of jazz, which offers a wide range of entertainment.


5-star luxury hotel

We’ve found a 5-star luxury hotel where you can relax after a stroll through Bourbon Street.


Windsor Court Hotel

As part of Preferred Hotels, Luxe Windsor Court has a classic and elegant atmosphere that is very similar to the formal old world. Windsor Court Hotel ensures you a wonderful Mardi Gras holiday with their newly updated rooms and suites, which feature French-inspired details. They offer room service, luxurious bedding and good bars with Wi-Fi, so you can be completely relaxed without sacrificing the things that matter to you.

Widely known for its afternoon tea, this hotel hosts a special Mardi Gras tea along with a king cake and cocktails similar to the Kings Cup and Carnival Berry Sip. For bookings and reservations, you can see here .


A taste of New Orleans

In a city so full of soul and entertainment, you will experience plenty of excellent restaurants and exciting things throughout the city. For those who want a classy experience, we recommend Galatoires , located in the French Quarter. Alternatively, experience Commander’s Palace’s famous Jazz Brunch in the Garden District. In addition, Cafe du Monde is sought after in the French market for its beignets and cafe au lait. Beignets are square shaped and powdered sugar coated doughnuts. Decatur Street’s Central Grocery offers a variety of muffuetta sandwiches seasoned with olive salad and served on sesame seed bread.

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