For August travel, fly nonstop from Chicago to New Orleans for $119 roundtrip on American Airlines.
Searching AA.com, we found seats in basic economy, departing ORD on Saturday, November 3, returning from MSY on Wednesday, November 7. Don't forget, American now includes both a carry on and personal item in basic economy.
Other dates are available for travel from November through February.
See our Chicago ORD fare listings for a complete look at current finds.
Need a place to crash in New Orleans? Here's what we've found on Hotelwatchdog for this trip.