8 days in Gulf Shores & Biloxi Itinerary

8 days in Gulf Shores & Biloxi Itinerary

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Gulf Shores
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Biloxi
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Gulf Shores

— 3 nights
Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Shop till you drop at Tanger Outlets Foley and Foley Art Center. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Gulf State Park and Gulf Shores Public Beach. There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, relax and rejuvenate at Bodenhamer Recreation Center, stop by Billy's Seafood, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo.

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Des Moines to Gulf Shores is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Des Moines in April, expect Gulf Shores to be a bit warmer, temps between 75°F and 58°F. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Biloxi.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Biloxi

— 3 nights

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Biloxi Beach. Head to Shearwater Pottery and Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Artfor plenty of shopping. Go for a jaunt from Biloxi to Waveland to see The Waveland Ground Zero Hurricane Museum about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: try to win big at Beau Rivage Casino, take in the waterfront at Biloxi Lighthouse Pier, make a trip to Hurricane Katrina Memorial, and contemplate the long history of Beauvoir.

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You can drive from Gulf Shores to Biloxi in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in April, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Biloxi

Shopping · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trips