7 days in Gulf Shores & Overland Park Itinerary

7 days in Gulf Shores & Overland Park Itinerary

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7 days in Gulf Shores & Overland Park Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
Gulf Shores
— 3 nights
Drive:  17​h 15​min
Overland Park
— 1 night
Drive:  20​h 30​min
End: New York City

Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores ©
Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gulf Shores: Pensacola (Blue Wahoos Ballpark, National Naval Aviation Museum, & more), Tolstoy Park (in Fairhope) and Battleship USS ALABAMA (in Mobile). There's more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and admire the majestic nature at Gulf State Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Gulf Shores day trip planning site .

New York City to Gulf Shores is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Gulf Shores: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Overland Park.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Pensacola, Tolstoy Park, Battleship USS ALABAMA, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA

Overland Park

Overland Park ©
Overland Park is the second most populous city in the U.S. On the 21st (Wed), sample the fine beverages at Holladay Distillery, take an in-depth tour of Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, and then pause for some photo ops at Rosedale Memorial Arch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, then admire all the interesting features of Community America Ballpark, and then explore and take pictures at Children's Mercy Park.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Overland Park holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from Gulf Shores to Overland Park takes 17.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Overland Park

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Kansas City, Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, Holladay Distillery
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Holladay Distillery ©
Holladay Distillery
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©

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