I'm from California, and I've never been to New Orleans, and have always wanted to go. My husband and I are finally going for our anniversary. It isn't until March, but I'm trying to look around and plan ahead. I guess they're having a convention the weekend we're going to be there, so many hotels are already getting booked, and the prices are a tad inflated.
We're looking for something under $150 a night (hopefully around $100?), but fairly nice, since it IS our anniversary. I'd love to stay in a bed and breakfast that's got the "old-fashioned" look to it.
We are mostly into the history, the mansions and plantations, ghost stories, etc. I would really like to stay in the Garden District, so we can just go for a walk and look at and take photos of all of these old places and cemeteries and such.
Any tips on places to stay and things to do for people who don't drink and don't go clubbing?
How far is the Garden District from the French Quarter? Within walking distance?
Also, what is the weather therelike in March? How humid is it? I live in the desert, so it's very very dry here.
Also, any vegetarian places to eat?
Thanks so much!! ;)