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New Orleans Survives Tropical Storm Lee

This Labor Day weekend turned out to be extra wet in New Orleans. With showers beginning on Friday, Tropical Storm Lee hit New Orleans by Sunday. The National Hurricane Center claimed Lee’s center was approximately 110 miles west-northwest of New Orleans with winds reaching 45 mph. Thankfully the Grand Victorian and[…]

Explore the Bayou on a Swamp Tour

As summer comes to an end and the weather begins to cool down, it’s never a better time to enjoy a swamp tour down here in the New Orleans Bayou. The source of the Cajun culture in the Big Easy, the airboat ride through the bayou allows you to see[…]

New Orleans Number 1 City for Singles

No one needed to tell us New Orleans is number one! This past week the Today Show announced, based on studies by Travel + Leisure, that New Orleans was voted the number one in three categories: for singles, for cocktails, and for fascinating people.   Based on numerous factors including[…]

“Planking” Hits the Big Easy

The activity “planking” has been taking the country by storm. The trend elicits people from all over to share pictures of the “planker” lying facedown and hands touching his or her sides. These guys take planking to the next level as they plank throughout New Orleans. From Jackson Square, to,[…]

Lights! Camera! Action!

New Orleans is both a premier destination for tourists and for the stars. There’s always a camera filming the action New Orleans has to offer. From HBO’s drama series Treme, which follows New Orleans after Katrina, to the story of Disney’s newest princess, Tatiana, in Princess and the Frog, every[…]

Travel Curious Often Features the Grand Victorian

For the ultimate scoop on your future destinations, checkout the latest travel website TRAVEL CURIOUS OFTEN. Every month the site features vacation spots and reveals the best places to eat, stay, and play. From Souvenir Sleuth to Reel Travel, TRAVEL CURIOUS OFTEN gives the scoop of the city for every[…]

Grand Victorian in the News!

The Grand Victorian has been spotted many times within the last month by local news. From preparing for the Mardi Gras festivities to recent increases in property taxes, owner and operator of the Bed and Breakfast, Bonnie Rabe, has made an impact in the New Orleans community. Bonnie Rabe was[…]

St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2011

Missing out on all of the Mardi Gras parades? Get a taste of the excitement going on now in New Orleans during the Irish Channel Parade. Hosted by the Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day Club, this parade captures the essence of festival and celebration in New Orleans. As the parade[…]

Beds to Read Inn 2010

B&B on the colorful Esplanade Avenue As a member of the Bed and Breakfast Inns of New Orleans, the Grand Victorian was proud to attend “Beds to Read Inn.” This annual fundraiser supports the Literary Alliance of Greater New Orleans, a local organization that began in 2002 that focuses on[…]

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