Four Charming New Orleans Rentals to Check Out

The vibrant city of New Orleans is renowned for its rich culture and history, its fabulous music scene, and of course, its annual celebrations and festivals. With Mardi Gras just around the corner, Tripping is here to help you plan your trip to The Big Easy in preparation for one of the country's most exciting celebrations.

If you want to stay in the heart of N'awlins (as the locals call it), vacation rentals are an increasingly popular accommodation option for travelers. In addition to being less expensive than hotels, they typically offer more space and privacy as well. Read about some of Tripping's great New Orleans home rentals below and explore the rest here.

Cozy apartment in Charming Home

This 2br/ 1 bath apartment is located in a quaint arts and crafts home in the Faubourg St. John neighborhood, close to all of the city's hotspots. This great location is just 5 minutes by car to the French Quarter, 10 minutes to the Superdome and Central Business District, and across the street from the Fairgrounds and Jazz Fest. The apartment provides ultimate comfort to guests thanks to updated amenities including central AC, laundry facilities, cable TV, and WiFi.

Great Garden Apartment in the French Quarter

The historic property, which sleeps 2-4, is located in the quiet, upscale residential heart of the French Quarter, a few short blocks from Jackson Square, French Market, Royal and Bourbon Streets. This deluxe suite includes a comfy bedroom, full bath, kitchen, dining area and living room, which features free unlimited Netflix entertainment. Guests looking to enjoy the outdoors are welcome to relax in the beautiful garden courtyard and unwind in the home's private hot tub.

Spacious Pad with Great Location

This 3 bedroom/2 bathroom apartment is located in a lovely historic home that has been faithfully restored to its original grandeur with a mix of historic charm and modern flair. The heart of the home is a cozy kitchen with a large eating/lounging area, complete with a flat-screen Cable TV/DVD and WiFi. Here you'll find plenty of space to entertain and relax. This property is located near Palmer Park, which hosts many community and cultural events with art and live music. The French Quarter, Canal Street, Audubon Park/Zoo, Aquarium of the Americas, and The Garden District are all just a trolley ride away and the historic Oak Street, lined with eclectic shops and restaurants, is within walking distance.

Roomy and Renovated Luxury Apartment

This renovated 3br/ 2 bath apartment offers an incredible location for travelers wanting to explore New Orleans by foot. City Park, the Street Car Line, Bayou Saint John, grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops are all within easy walking distance. If you feel like staying in, you can try your hand at cooking creole cuisine in its large, fully equipped kitchen. With TV's in every room and a spacious hot tub located on your private deck, this apartment is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the city.

Check out all of Tripping's New Orleans vacation rentals here.

This blog was written by Alexa Perman, Tripping blogger.