19 days in Mississippi, Alabama & New Orleans Itinerary

19 days in Mississippi, Alabama & New Orleans Itinerary

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19 days in Mississippi, Alabama & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Tunica
— Few hours
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Gulf Shores
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Biloxi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Picayune
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
New Orleans
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Toronto


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Tunica

Tunica ©
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): try your luck at Horseshoe Casino.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tunica trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Tunica is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Toronto to Tunica. In June, Tunica is somewhat warmer than Toronto - with highs of 36°C and lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Tunica

Casinos Fun & Games
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Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica

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Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fishing Charters & Tours. Get in touch with nature at Gulf State Park and Parasailing & Paragliding. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Orange Beach Waterfront Park, look for gifts at Chocolate Corner, and get engrossed in the history at Holmes Medical Museum.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Gulf Shores day trip app .

Do a combination of flight and car from Tunica to Gulf Shores in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In June in Gulf Shores, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Biloxi.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Orange Beach, Holmes Medical Museum
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Biloxi

Biloxi ©
A busy city on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of the nation's oldest communities, first settled by Europeans in 1699.
Bring the kids along to Biloxi Beach and Lynn Meadows Discovery Center. Step out of the city life by going to Fallen Oak Golf Course and The Preserve Golf Club. Take a break from Biloxi with a short trip to Grand Bear Golf Course in Saucier, about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: try your luck at Beau Rivage Casino, cast your line with a fishing tour, pause for some photo ops at Joseph T. Jones Statue, and meet the residents at The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Biloxi itinerary maker website .

Drive from Gulf Shores to Biloxi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June in Biloxi, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Picayune.

Things to do in Biloxi

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Gulfport, Saucier, Front Beach, The Preserve Golf Club
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Fallen Oak Golf Course ©
Fallen Oak Golf Course
The Preserve Golf Club ©
The Preserve Golf Club
Grand Bear Golf Course ©
Grand Bear Golf Course

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Picayune

Picayune is the largest city in Pearl River County, Mississippi. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Tammany Trace. Attractions like Global Wildlife Center and Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Smith H J & Sons General Store and Museum (in Covington) and Abita Brewing Company (in Abita Springs). There's still lots to do: take a peaceful walk through Crosby Arboretum and sample the tasty concoctions at Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Picayune trip tool .

Traveling by car from Biloxi to Picayune takes 1.5 hours. July in Picayune sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Picayune

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Covington, Global Wildlife Center, Abita Brewing Company, Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Crosby Arboretum ©
Crosby Arboretum
Global Wildlife Center ©
Global Wildlife Center

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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.
Kids will enjoy Jackson Square and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Garden District, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, get a taste of the local shopping with Frenchmen Street, and get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans route maker website .

Drive from Picayune to New Orleans in an hour. When traveling from Picayune in July, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Garden District ©
Garden District
Frenchmen Street ©
Frenchmen Street
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo

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