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That dream vacation is right there in your mind's eye, but you're no Bob Ross. No worries. Let's paint this getaway by numbers.

1: The number of Big Easy weekday ($155) or weekend ($205) nights you're staying at the Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans, a historic building on the Mississippi River replete with original exposed brick, plantation shutters, elegant columns, and a calm courtyard. Crisp white linens are outfitted with all your modern amenities-including a welcome amenity you'll receive upon check-in-and, depending on availability, you may also be able to upgrade to a suite or corner king room.

2: The Wyndham knows you and your significant other want to soak up as much time together as possible, so you'll get a late checkout of 2 pm.

7: Treat yourselves to a romantic (and delicious) dinner at 7 on Fulton, known throughout town for its modern American cuisine. Whether you go for the roasted Gulf fish atop a red pepper pesto with rosewater cardamom, or the pan-seared crispy duck breast with handmade gnocchi, any entrée you order will win you two free cocktails.

20: The number of minutes you'll spend strolling down the broad New Orleans boulevards to reach the lively French Quarter, where you'll nosh on fried pickles, drink a few hurricanes, and snap up Mardi Gras beads to your heart's content.

21: Head over to the nearby Harrah's Casino for a game of old-fashioned blackjack. And when you hit 21, treat yourself to a night at the casino's nightclub, decked out with an ice bar, video tower, ultra lounge, and, of course, table games.

250: Included in your stay at the Wyndham is a Premiere Savings Passport, which offers you up to $250 in savings on restaurants, Crescent City attractions, and local shopping.

And this brings us back to 10, which is the rating you'll give this getaway when you're through.

Escape kit

A one-night weekday ($155) or weekend ($205) stay for two

  • Two free cocktails at 7 on Fulton with the purchase of an entrée
  • Included 2 pm Late checkout
  • Premiere savings passport with up to $250 in discounts
  • Welcome amenity upon check-in
  • Upgraded room upon availability
  • Book by 3 May

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