8 days in Waco, Pine Mountain & Alabama Itinerary

8 days in Waco, Pine Mountain & Alabama Itinerary

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8 days in Waco, Pine Mountain & Alabama Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  9​h
1
Waco
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  6​h
2
Pine Mountain
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Montgomery
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Mobile
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Gulf Shores
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): stroll through Cameron Park, meet the residents at Cameron Park Zoo, and then snap pictures at Waco Suspension Bridge.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Waco custom trip planner.

New York City to Waco is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in August; daily highs in Waco reach 99°F and lows reach 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Pine Mountain.

Things to do in Waco

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cameron Park Zoo ©
Cameron Park Zoo
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Waco Suspension Bridge ©
Waco Suspension Bridge

2
nights
Pine Mountain

Pine Mountain ©
On the 29th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Hills & Dales Estate, get engrossed in the history at Biblical History Center, and then identify plant and animal life at Wild Animal Safari. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Little White House and then take in nature's colorful creations at Callaway Gardens.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Pine Mountain travel itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Waco to Pine Mountain in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Waco to Pine Mountain. Traveling from Waco in August, expect nights in Pine Mountain to be about the same, around 73°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 91°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Pine Mountain

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

LaGrange, Little White House
Highlights from your plan
Hills & Dales Estate ©
Hills & Dales Estate
Little White House ©
Little White House
Callaway Gardens
Callaway Gardens

2
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): steep yourself in history at First White House of the Confederacy, get to know the fascinating history of Old Alabama Town, then contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, and finally enjoy some diversion at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Montgomery vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Pine Mountain to Montgomery takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in August, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Old Alabama Town ©
Old Alabama Town
First White House of the Confederacy ©
Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex ©

1
day
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. On the 1st (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, admire the landmark architecture of Historic Oakleigh House, and then explore and take pictures at Battleship USS ALABAMA.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Mobile holiday planner.

Drive from Montgomery to Mobile in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. September in Mobile sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Historic Oakleigh House ©
Historic Oakleigh House
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA

2
nights
Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores ©
Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. On the 2nd (Sat), kick back and relax at Gulf State Park, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then make a trip to Wharf Ferris Wheel. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Souvenir City and then meet the residents at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gulf Shores trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Mobile to Gulf Shores by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Orange Beach
Highlights from your plan
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

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