Monday, November 29, 2010

Destination Wedding: New Orleans

Have you ever taken a trip to the Crescent City?  If you have, then you know that New Orleans is unlike any other city in the world, and the perfect place for a fun destination wedding, especially if you're looking to save on travel expenses. 

Stay: Hotel Monteleone
Located in heart of the French Quarter on Bourbon Street, this hotel is as chic as it gets and celebrities are often spotted in the halls.  It is a luxurious hotel with television, internet and mini-bar, as well as a spa and pool and dining downstairs.  They are also extremely accommodating of wedding parties and have their own wedding planner on site.  The head chef will be happy to create the perfect menu for your event as well. 

Rehearsal Dinner: Brennan's
The Brennan family is a restaurant dynasty in New Orleans and they never fail to put out 5 star food at each of their restaurants.  Brennan's is the original, the most famous, and the venue where you should host the rehearsal dinner.  The restaurant is divided into small and large rooms, so pick one for your party and work with the chef to create a menu that will be sure to please all of your guests, especially those seafood lovers.  

Ceremony: Maison Dupuy Hotel
This charming hotel is also located in the heart of the French Quarter on Toulouse.  Brick walls and cozy spaces make this an intimate setting that can hold up to 200 guests.  

Reception: River View Room
This venue, located on Decatur St., provides exceptional views of the Mississippi River, the river front and the French Quarter and will  be a great end to an amazing wedding.  With 5 terraces, you will literally be able to see all of New Orleans.  The River View Room also provides a bridal package that will please everyone in the wedding party.  

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