11 days in Nashville, Alabama & New Orleans Itinerary

11 days in Nashville, Alabama & New Orleans Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nashville
— 2 nights
2
Huntsville
— 3 nights
3
Montgomery
— 1 night
4
Gulf Shores
— 2 nights
5
New Orleans
— 2 nights

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the history at Lotz House Museum, thensee the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, thenwalk around Centennial Park, and finally wander the streets of Downtown Nashville. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, thenlook for gifts at Savannah's Candy Kitchen, thentake an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nashville trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Nashville. In July, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Huntsville.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

3
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get curious at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Monte Sano State Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Harmony Park Safari. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the fine beverages at Prichard's Distillery, stop by Unclaimed Baggage, and then tee off at Goose Pond Colony Resort.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Huntsville trip maker site.

Getting from Nashville to Huntsville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Huntsville sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Scottsboro, Prichard's Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Harmony Park Safari ©
Harmony Park Safari
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Prichard's Distillery ©
Prichard's Distillery

1
night
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Rosa Parks Museum, steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, thencontemplate the long history of Civil Rights Memorial Center, and finally look for gifts at Priester's Pecans. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site and then make a trip to Jackson Lake Island.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Montgomery trip planner.

Traveling by car from Huntsville to Montgomery takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, Priester's Pecans, Jackson Lake Island
Highlights from your plan
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site ©
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
Civil Rights Memorial Center ©
Civil Rights Memorial Center
Rosa Parks Museum ©
Rosa Parks Museum

2
nights
Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores ©
Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then take in the waterfront at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Foley Art Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf Shores Public Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Gulf Shores road trip app.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Gulf Shores takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. July in Gulf Shores sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Foley Art Center
Highlights from your plan
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier ©
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 13th (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, thenlook for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and finally admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): take a stroll through Royal Street, thenwander the streets of Frenchmen Street, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the New Orleans trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Gulf Shores to New Orleans takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Gulf Shores in July, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around °F, while days are slightly colder, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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