2 days in Louisiana & Alabama`s Gulf Coast Itinerary

2 days in Louisiana & Alabama`s Gulf Coast Itinerary

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2 days in Louisiana & Alabama`s Gulf Coast Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
New Orleans
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Orange Beach
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Detroit

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read New Orleans trip itinerary builder .

Detroit to New Orleans is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Detroit to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Detroit in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Garden District ©
Garden District

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Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Before you visit Orange Beach, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from New Orleans to Orange Beach by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in March: highs in Orange Beach hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

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