8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Abilene
Drive:  8​h
1
Monroe
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
2
Fort Walton Beach
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
New Orleans
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Alexandria
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
End: Abilene

1
night
Monroe

Monroe ©
Monroe is the eighth-largest city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Duck Commander Gift Shop.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Monroe attractions planning tool .

Abilene to Monroe is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 93°F, and evening lows to 72°F. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fort Walton Beach.

Things to do in Monroe

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Duck Commander Gift Shop
Highlights from your plan
Duck Commander Gift Shop ©
Duck Commander Gift Shop

5
nights
Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach ©
Fort Walton Beach is a city in southern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. Fort Walton Beach is known for museums, nature, zoos & aquariums, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Henderson Beach State Park, take a leisurely stroll along Okaloosa Island Pier, don't miss a visit to Destin Harbor Boardwalk, and meet the residents at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Fort Walton Beach trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Monroe to Fort Walton Beach. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 74°F. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to New Orleans.

Things to do in Fort Walton Beach

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Destin
Highlights from your plan
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park ©
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
Destin Harbor Boardwalk ©
Destin Harbor Boardwalk

few
hours
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District and then admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans vacation planner .

Getting from Fort Walton Beach to New Orleans by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Fort Walton Beach in August, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 82°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Garden District ©
Garden District

1
night
Alexandria

Alexandria
Alexandria is the ninth-largest city in the state of Louisiana and is the parish seat of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States. To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Alexandria travel route planner .

You can drive from New Orleans to Alexandria in 3.5 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in August, you will find days in Alexandria are somewhat warmer (93°F), and nights are a bit cooler (72°F). On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Museums Parks Fun & Games

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