With all the amazing creole restaurants lining the streets of this historic city, be careful not to fill up on the sugary beignets from the French Quarter too quickly. In town for the Mardi Gras celebration? Did you know the original Mardi Gras was celebrated in not New Orleans, but Mobile, AL? There’s so much to learn about the southern city before you visit. Test your knowledge with our New Orleans Quiz, then book your trip to the Big Easy with Vacations by Marriott today.