5 days in Mobile, New Orleans & Baton Rouge Itinerary

5 days in Mobile, New Orleans & Baton Rouge Itinerary

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5 days in Mobile, New Orleans & Baton Rouge Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  3​h
1
Mobile
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Baton Rouge
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

1
night
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): examine the collection at Mobile Carnival Museum and then stroll through Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Fort Gaines and then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Morgan State Historic Site.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mobile online travel route planner .

Atlanta to Mobile is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Atlanta to Mobile, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, daytime highs in Mobile are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bellingrath Gardens and Home, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan State Historic Site
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Mobile Carnival Museum ©
Mobile Carnival Museum
Fort Morgan State Historic Site ©
Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home

2
nights
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 23rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, then examine the collection at Historic New Orleans Collection, then explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, and finally examine the collection at New Orleans Museum of Art.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans vacation maker app .

Traveling by car from Mobile to New Orleans takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Mobile in February, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 56°F by day to 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums
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1
night
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Louisiana's Old State Capitol, then make a trip to Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, and then contemplate the long history of Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at USS Kidd, pause for some serene contemplation at Grace Church of West Feliciana Parish, then steep yourself in history at Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Port Hudson National Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Baton Rouge trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from New Orleans to Baton Rouge takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from New Orleans in February, you will find days in Baton Rouge are a bit warmer (65°F), and nights are little chillier (44°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Saint Francisville, Port Hudson National Cemetery, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
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USS Kidd ©
USS Kidd

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