19 days in Hammond, Atlanta & Destin Itinerary

19 days in Hammond, Atlanta & Destin Itinerary

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Hammond
— 4 nights
Drive to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Fly to Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport
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Atlanta
— 8 nights
Fly to Destin-Ft Walton Beach Airport, Drive to Miramar Beach
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Miramar Beach
— 6 nights
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Hammond

— 4 nights
Hammond is the largest city in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States, located 45mi east of Baton Rouge and 45mi northwest of New Orleans. Venture out of the city with trips to Whitney Plantation (in Wallace), Madewood Plantation (in Napoleonville) and Vacherie (St. Joseph Plantation, Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, &more). There's much more to do: try your luck at Beau Rivage Casino, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the engaging exhibits at Louisiana Children's Discovery Center, and see the interesting displays at Smith H J & Sons General Store and Museum.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Hammond holiday maker app.

New Orleans to Hammond is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in December: highs in Hammond hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Hammond

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trips

Atlanta

— 8 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Explore Atlanta's surroundings by going to Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia (in Sautee Nacoochee), Stone Mountain Park (in Stone Mountain) and Helen (Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf & Anna Ruby Falls). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Centennial Olympic Park, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and meet the residents at Zoo Atlanta.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Atlanta trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hammond to Atlanta. The time zone difference when traveling from Hammond to Atlanta is 1 hour. Traveling from Hammond in December, expect nights in Atlanta to be about the same, around 42°F, while days are little chillier, around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Miramar Beach.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Museums · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Miramar Beach

— 6 nights
Miramar Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Walton County, Florida, United States. Miramar Beach is known for golf, adventure, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: gain insight at Kitchenique, buy something for everyone on your list at Destin Commons, get outside with YOLO Board Adventures Sandestin, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Miramar Beach vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Atlanta to Miramar Beach. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Miramar Beach due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in December; daily highs in Miramar Beach reach 67°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miramar Beach

Shopping · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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Destin travel guide

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Parasailing & Paragliding · Water Sports · Fishing Charters & Tours
World's Luckiest Fishing Village
With emerald water and white beaches, Destin is one of America's favorite vacation destinations. The city originated as a small fishing village, but today tourists from all over the world flock here to enjoy itineraries filled with dolphin cruises, snorkeling, and superb sailing. The city boasts a lively nightlife scene, and when the sun sets, beachfront bars and seafood restaurants are abuzz with activity. The sand of Destin's idyllic beaches is considered to be some of the whitest in the world; made up of finely ground quartz crystal, it resembles sugar.