4 days in Alabama, Mississippi & Arkansas Itinerary

4 days in Alabama, Mississippi & Arkansas Itinerary

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Orange Beach
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Dauphin Island
— 1 night
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Natchez
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Hot Springs
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Orange Beach

Orange Beach
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through Gulf Shores Public Beach, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Orange Beach trip planner.

Tampa to Orange Beach is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Dauphin Island.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Spa
Spas
4.6

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Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island ©
Dauphin Island is a town in Mobile County, Alabama, United States, on a barrier island of the same name (split by the Katrina Cut), at the Gulf of Mexico. On the 28th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Bellingrath Gardens and Home, steep yourself in history at Fort Gaines, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dauphin Island day trip site.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Orange Beach to Dauphin Island in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Natchez.

Things to do in Dauphin Island

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Fort Gaines
4.5
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Historic Walking Area
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
4.7

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Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. On the 29th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall, steep yourself in history at Rosalie Mansion, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Natchez holiday builder tool.

Traveling by car from Dauphin Island to Natchez takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of ferry, car, bus, and train. In August, daily temperatures in Natchez can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites · Museums
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Must see
St. Mary Basilica
4.8
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Historic Site
Rosalie Mansion
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Historic Site
Stanton Hall
4.5

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©

Valley of the Vapors

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Lake Catherine State Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Anthony Chapel.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs travel route website.

You can drive from Natchez to Hot Springs in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In August in Hot Springs, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Church
Anthony Chapel
4.8

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