There is so much to do in New Orleans, from the city's Creole and Cajun cuisine, riverboat cruises up and down the Mississippi River, to simply enjoying the jazz that is inherent to the region. Take a lazy ride down the Mississippi in an authentic paddlewheel riverboat for a Creole buffet, and enjoy a meal at the renowned Commander's Palace! Your New Orleans adventure culminates during your class at the New Orleans School of Cooking, where you'll learn the basics of food, folklore and Louisiana cooking!
You have three fantastic options for accommodations around the grand city of New Orleans, each offering a unique experience. Step into timeless hospitality at the elegant Windsor Court Hotel, where you'll find that luxury is in the details. Laissez le bon temps rouler (Let the good times roll) at the fully restored and completely renovated Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans. Renowned as one of the landmark hotels of the French Quarter, this stately hotel is located adjacent to famed Bourbon Street within walking distance of the city's most popular attractions. Or experience one of the most unique New Orleans hotels in the French Quarter, the Maison Dupuy. Located only two blocks from the heart of Bourbon Street in the city's geographical center, this upscale New Orleans hotel beckons you to relax and escape the hustle of modern life. As one of a small handful of hotels set inside the city's historic Vieux Carré district, this French Quarter hotel offers guests a distinct mixture of history and luxury unlike any other.
Savor two Southern dinners! Since the 1880s, Commander's Palace has been a New Orleans landmark known for the award winning quality of its food and many commodious dining rooms. Modern New Orleans cooking meets haute Creole in the kitchen, which prepares succulent cuisine with the flavor of distinctive Louisiana. You'll also step aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen and cruise into the night as you enjoy a lavish Creole buffet.
The entertaining classes at the New Orleans School of Cooking are held in a renovated molasses warehouse, built in the early 1800s in the heart of the French Quarter. The popular lunch classes include generous samplings of the demonstrated items as well as recipes, coffee, iced tea and beer.
Your trip for two includes:
• Round trip Economy Class air
• 5 days/4 nights accommodations at Either the Windsor Court Hotel, the Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans, or the Maison Dupuy Hotel
• All room-related taxes
• (1) $200 Commander's Palace Gift Card
• Dinner Jazz Cruise, including a lavish Creole buffet
• 3-hour class at the New Orleans School of Cooking
• Free concierge reservation service
Terms and Conditions
Travel package is non-refundable and subject to availability. Certificates/gift cards cannot be replaced. Airport taxes and carrier imposed fees are the responsibility of the passenger. Flights may not be upgraded with miles. Hotel may be substituted with equal or similar accommodations. Blackout dates: Mardi Gras, Jazz Festival, President's Weekend, Mar 15-17, Apr 12-14 July 4-8, Halloween week, Dec 30-Jan 3. Dinner Jazz Cruise runs on specific days of the week and at specific times. A minimum 30 day advance reservation is required. Package originates from the Contiguous U.S. Travel is valid for 12 months from date of issue.