5 days in New Orleans, Gulf Shores & Biloxi Itinerary

5 days in New Orleans, Gulf Shores & Biloxi Itinerary

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New Orleans
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Gulf Shores
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Biloxi
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New Orleans
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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then get to know the fascinating history of Bourbon Street.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New Orleans trip itinerary planner.

Memphis to New Orleans is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. Traveling from Memphis in September, New Orleans is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in New Orleans

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

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Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Wharf Ferris Wheel.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Gulf Shores tour builder site.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Gulf Shores takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New Orleans in September since evenings lows in Gulf Shores dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Biloxi.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Biloxi

Playground of the South

A busy city on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of the nation's oldest communities, first settled by Europeans in 1699.
On the 7th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Joseph T. Jones Statue and then get a new perspective on things with North Star Sailing Charters. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Beauvoir, then take a leisurely stroll along Biloxi Lighthouse Pier, then try to win big at Beau Rivage Casino, and finally try your luck at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Biloxi trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Gulf Shores to Biloxi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daytime highs in Biloxi are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Biloxi

Casinos · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, stop by Faulkner House Books, and then see the interesting displays at Cabildo.

To find out how to plan a trip to New Orleans, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Biloxi to New Orleans in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Biloxi in September, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around 83°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping