9 days in Akron & Gulf Shores Itinerary

9 days in Akron & Gulf Shores Itinerary

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9 days in Akron & Gulf Shores Itinerary

Start: Columbus
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Akron
— 4 nights
+3
bus + subway + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Gulf Shores
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Columbus

4
nights
Akron

Akron ©
Akron is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. Akron is known for zoos & aquariums, parks, nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, get outside with Canal Park, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and don't miss a visit to Dr. Bob's Gravesite.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Akron vacation planner .

Columbus to Akron is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Akron can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Akron

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens ©
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm ©
F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm
Canal Park ©
Canal Park

4
nights
Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores ©
Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Gulf Shores is known for zoos & aquariums, nature, fun & games, adventure, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Gulf State Park, take an in-depth tour of Gulf Shores Museum, take in the waterfront at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, and enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf Shores Public Beach.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Gulf Shores travel website .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Akron to Gulf Shores takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Akron to Gulf Shores due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Gulf Shores when traveling from Akron in July, with lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier ©
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

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