60 days in Gulf Shores & Gulfport Itinerary

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Gulf Shores — 30 nights

Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Gulf Shores: Fairhope (Southern Antiques and Accents, Fairhope Brewing Company, &more), Point Clear (Lakewood Golf Club & Confederate Rest Cemetery) and Mobile (Dauphin Street, Richards DAR House Museum, &more). Pack the 4th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Magnolia Branch Wildlife Reserve. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Gulf State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, take in the waterfront at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Chicago to Gulf Shores is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in November: high temperatures in Gulf Shores hover around 70°F and lows are around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Gulfport.
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Gulfport — 29 nights

Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gulfport: Covington (Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery & Smith H J & Sons General Store and Museum), Abita Springs (Tammany Trace, Abita Mystery House, &more) and Pascagoula Beach Park (in Pascagoula). Next up on the itinerary: have fun and explore at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, deepen your understanding of the past and present with Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum, play a few rounds at Windance Country Club, and try your luck at Beau Rivage Casino.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Gulfport road trip planner.

Getting from Gulf Shores to Gulfport by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Gulfport can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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