8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
New Orleans
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Mobile
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Fairhope
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Florence
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Augusta
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Seattle

1
day
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 9th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, take a stroll through Royal Street, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip maker app .

Seattle to New Orleans is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Seattle in July since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Mobile.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Garden District ©
Garden District
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

2
nights
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. On the 10th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Bellingrath Gardens and Home, examine the collection at Mobile Carnival Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Mobile Police History Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malbis Memorial Church. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Fort Gaines, get curious at Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium, and then take in the history at Fort Morgan State Historic Site.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Mobile travel planner .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Mobile takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mobile, with highs around 90°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Fairhope.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dauphin Island, Bellingrath Gardens and Home, Fort Morgan State Historic Site, Malbis Memorial Church
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Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Fort Morgan State Historic Site ©
Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Fort Gaines ©
Fort Gaines

2
nights
Fairhope

Fairhope is a city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States, on a sloping plateau, along the cliffs and shoreline of Mobile Bay. On the 12th (Sun), take a memorable tour with Tours, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take in the waterfront at Fairhope Municipal Pier. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Foley Art Center, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

Make your Fairhope itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fairhope is just a short distance from Mobile. In July, daytime highs in Fairhope are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Fairhope

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Orange Beach, Foley Art Center
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Fishing Charters & Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
day
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a city in and the county seat of Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States, in the state's northwest corner.According to the 2010 census, the city's population was 39,319.Florence is the largest and principal city of the Metropolitan Statistical Area known as "The Shoals" (which includes Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia metropolitan areas in Colbert and Lauderdale counties). Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at University of North Alabama, contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House, then see the interesting displays at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, and finally contemplate the long history of Ivy Green.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Fairhope to Florence takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Augusta.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Ivy Green, Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
University of North Alabama ©
University of North Alabama

1
day
Augusta

Augusta ©
Augusta–Richmond County is a consolidated city-county on the central eastern border of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Augusta Canal Discovery Center, then contemplate the long history of Sacred Heart Cultural Center, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Redcliffe Plantation State.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Augusta road trip website .

Explore your travel options from Florence to Augusta with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Florence to Augusta is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 93°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Augusta

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Redcliffe Plantation State
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Redcliffe Plantation State ©
Redcliffe Plantation State
Sacred Heart Cultural Center ©
Sacred Heart Cultural Center
The Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church ©

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