8 days in Vicksburg, Orange Beach & Baton Rouge Itinerary

8 days in Vicksburg, Orange Beach & Baton Rouge Itinerary

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Vicksburg
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Orange Beach
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Baton Rouge
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Vicksburg

— 1 night
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): snap pictures at Vicksburg Bridge and then make a trip to McRaven House.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Vicksburg day trip tool.

Dallas to Vicksburg is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in August, things will get little chillier in Vicksburg: highs are around 91°F and lows about 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Orange Beach.

Orange Beach

— 5 nights
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Hummingbird Zipline Course will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Orange Beach Waterfront Park and Fairhope Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orange Beach: Fairhope (Weeks Bay Reserve & Tolstoy Park). There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at Breakout Games - Orange Beach, kick back and relax at Gulf State Park, browse the exhibits of Holmes Medical Museum, and stroll through Alabama Coastal Birding Trail.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Orange Beach online trip planner.

Drive from Vicksburg to Orange Beach in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. August in Orange Beach sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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Baton Rouge

— 1 night
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city. On the 21st (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Cathedral, then engage your brain at Louisiana Art & Science Museum, and then get outside with The 13th Gate.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Baton Rouge online travel planner.

You can drive from Orange Beach to Baton Rouge in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and bus. August in Baton Rouge sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 73°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Museums · Outdoors · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites