5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Huntsville
— Few hours
Fly + Taxi:  4​h
2
Orange Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Gulfport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  6​h
End: New York City

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Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Huntsville tour itinerary planning tool .

New York City to Huntsville is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Huntsville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Huntsville: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Huntsville

Museums Childrens Museums
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U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center

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night
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
On the 21st (Tue), see the interesting displays at Indian & Sea Museum, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Orange Beach visit planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Huntsville to Orange Beach in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in May, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gulfport.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours
Indian & Sea Museum ©
Indian & Sea Museum

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night
Gulfport

Gulfport ©
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): have fun and explore at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, then meet the residents at The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies, and then try your luck at Beau Rivage Casino.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Gulfport trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Orange Beach to Gulfport in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Gulfport can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Gulfport

Zoos & Aquariums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trip

Beau Rivage Casino
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The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies ©
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center ©
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino

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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.
On the 23rd (Thu), wander the streets of Royal Street, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your New Orleans trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Gulfport to New Orleans in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Gulfport, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

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