Stay: The Carriage House (Dauphine Orleans Hotel); The Ace Hotel; Melrose Mansion
Neighborhood(s): Faubourg Marigny; French Quarter; The Garden District
Things To Do: Mardi Gras World; Trolley Ride; Live Music (Try Frenchmen Street); Harrah's Casino; Self-guided walking tour with the app, "Garden District Historic Tour"
Drink: Bar Tonique; d.b.a.; The Avenue Pub; May Baily's Place
Picture Perfect: St. Louis Cemetery No. 1; Jackson Square; French Market
Pro Top: Café Du Monde at midnight has less crowds but the same amazing beignets.