Mardi Gras, New Orleans' big party, will go on, organizers say, with parades and festivities slated for Feb. 18 to 28.
Among the hotels ready for guests is the Windsor Court, with $969 covering two nights for two in a suite, including breakfast and tax. The "Bed and Beads" package is valid Feb. 17 to 28. (800-262- 2662; www.windsorcourthotel. com.)