3 days in Houma-Thibodaux-Grand Isle Area & Gulf Shores Itinerary

3 days in Houma-Thibodaux-Grand Isle Area & Gulf Shores Itinerary

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Fly to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Drive to Houma
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Houma
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Gulf Shores
— 2 nights
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Houma — 1 day

Houma is the largest city in and the parish seat of Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, and the largest principal city of the Houma - Bayou Cane - Thibodaux Metropolitan Statistical Area. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): learn about all things military at Regional Military Museum, have fun and explore at Bayou Children's Museum, and then gain insight at Nicholls State University.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Houma trip itinerary planning site.

Dallas to Houma is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dallas in July: highs in Houma hover around 90°F, while lows dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gulf Shores.
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Museums · Childrens Museums
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Gulf Shores — 2 nights

Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then go for a stroll along the water at The Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then learn about all things military at Battleship USS ALABAMA.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Gulf Shores driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Houma to Gulf Shores in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. July in Gulf Shores sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure
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