8 days in Alabama's Gulf Coast, Mississippi Gulf Coast & New Orleans Itinerary

8 days in Alabama's Gulf Coast, Mississippi Gulf Coast & New Orleans Itinerary

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Mobile
— 2 nights
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Bay Saint Louis
— 1 night
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
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Mobile

— 2 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Mobile side-trips: Mississippi Vietnam Veterans Memorial (in Ocean Springs), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Orange Beach) and The Preserve Golf Club (in Vancleave).

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mobile day trip planner.

Richmond to Mobile is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, Mobile is somewhat warmer than Richmond - with highs of 81°F and lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Bay Saint Louis.

Things to do in Mobile

Outdoors · Museums · Golf · Parks

Side Trips

Bay Saint Louis

— 1 night
Bay Saint Louis is a city in and the county seat of Hancock County, Mississippi, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Rose de Lima Catholic Church and then see what you can catch with Legends of the Lower Marsh Fishing Charters and Guide Service.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bay Saint Louis trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mobile to Bay Saint Louis in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Bay Saint Louis are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Bay Saint Louis

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

New Orleans

— 4 nights

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, wander the streets of Frenchmen Street, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans holiday planner.

You can drive from Bay Saint Louis to New Orleans in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Bay Saint Louis, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks