8 days in Orange Beach, Florida & Louisiana Itinerary

8 days in Orange Beach, Florida & Louisiana Itinerary

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Orange Beach
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Miami
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Key West
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Miramar Beach
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New Orleans
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Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
On the 27th (Sun), stroll around Orange Beach Waterfront Park, go for a stroll along the water at The Wharf, then look for gifts at Souvenir City of Orange Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Alabama Point East. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Holmes Medical Museum, then examine the collection at Foley Railroad Museum, and then kick back and relax at Gulf State Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Orange Beach trip itinerary planning website.

San Antonio to Orange Beach is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, daytime highs in Orange Beach are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
The Wharf ©
The Wharf
Foley Railroad Museum ©
Foley Railroad Museum

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Miami

Miami

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Miami trip site.

Getting from Orange Beach to Miami by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Orange Beach to Miami, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Orange Beach in December: high temperatures in Miami hover around 81°F and lows are around 68°F. You'll set off for Key West on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nightlife

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Key West

Key West ©

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
On the 29th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, then enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park. On the next day, kick back and relax at Smathers Beach, kick back and relax at Higgs Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Key West First Legal Rum Distillery.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Key West trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Miami to Key West by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. In December in Key West, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Miramar Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Smathers Beach ©
Smathers Beach
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

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Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach
Miramar Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Walton County, Florida, United States. On the 31st (Thu), kick back and relax at Santa Rosa Beach, then deepen your understanding at Kitchenique, then kick back and relax at Henderson Beach State Park, and finally stroll around Destin Dog Park. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Panama City Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Seaside Beach, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Miramar Beach trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Key West to Miramar Beach. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Key West to Miramar Beach due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Key West in December, things will get slightly colder in Miramar Beach: highs are around 67°F and lows about 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miramar Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Santa Rosa Beach
Santa Rosa Beach
Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Cabildo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans day trip planner.

Getting from Miramar Beach to New Orleans by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In January, daytime highs in New Orleans are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

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French Quarter ©
French Quarter
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

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