Hotels that achieve the prestigious Gold Award represent the top 10% of hotels within each Choice brand. The awards are based on a ranking system that measures guest satisfaction, product quality, room condition and cleanliness, and staff service. These properties have a proven track record of providing exceptional guest service and facilities.
The huge oak trees along a two-mile strip of New Orleans' historic City Park are loaded with more than two million twinkling lights and ornaments to celebrate the season. A driving tour is offered each day, along with amusement rides, snacks and live entertainment. This fun-filled family event takes place from late November through early January each year.