8 days in Vicksburg, Orange Beach & Baton Rouge Itinerary

8 days in Vicksburg, Orange Beach & Baton Rouge Itinerary

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Vicksburg
— 1 night
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Orange Beach
— 5 nights
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Baton Rouge
— 1 night

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Vicksburg

Vicksburg
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 5-hour flight. You can also 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.
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McRaven House
McRaven House
Vicksburg Bridge ©
Vicksburg Bridge

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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.
Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Gulf State Park will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hummingbird Zipline Course and Holmes Medical Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orange Beach: Fairhope (Weeks Bay Reserve, Fairhope Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at Breakout Games - Orange Beach, examine the collection at Foley Railroad Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Alabama Coastal Birding Trail, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Orange Beach vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Vicksburg to Orange Beach takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Orange Beach can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Fairhope, Gulf Shores, Foley
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Breakout Games - Orange Beach ©
Breakout Games - Orange Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Weeks Bay Reserve ©
Weeks Bay Reserve

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Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. 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

Outdoors · Museums · Childrens Museums
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The 13th Gate ©
The 13th Gate
Louisiana Art & Science Museum ©
Louisiana Art & Science Museum
Louisiana's Old State Capitol ©
Louisiana's Old State Capitol

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