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Destin to Baton Rouge drive

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 Pensacola Beach
 Dauphin Island
 Honey Island Swamp
 Hammond (Louisiana)
   Baton Rouge 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Destin to Baton Rouge road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Destin to Baton Rouge. If you're planning a road trip to Baton Rouge, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Destin and Baton Rouge. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Destin and Baton Rouge. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Destin
drive for about 1 hour

12:07 pm  Pensacola Beach
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:07 pm
drive for about 1 hour

2:18 pm  Mobile
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:18 pm
drive for about 44 minutes

4:02 pm  Dauphin Island
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 3 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Dauphin Island
drive for about 1 hour

11:15 am  Biloxi
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:15 pm
drive for about 1 hour

1:23 pm  Honey Island Swamp
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:23 pm
drive for about 1 hour

3:27 pm  Hammond (Louisiana)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:27 pm
drive for about 52 minutes

5:19 pm  arrive in Baton Rouge

day 2 driving ≈ 4.5 hours
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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Destin to Baton Rouge.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Destin, Florida.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Pensacola Beach  (2 answers)

Mobile  (21 answers)
    questions about Mobile:
        Bus pickup/drop off location?

Dauphin Island  (9 answers)
    Audubon Bird Sanctuary  (2 mentions)

Biloxi  (21 answers)
    questions about Biloxi:
        Hotel for Biloxi MS

Honey Island Swamp  (5 mentions)

Hammond (Louisiana)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Baton Rouge?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Chelsea's Cafe  (4 mentions)
The Varsity Theatre  (3 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Baton Rouge. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  John from Omaha, Nebraska asked:
Great music spots in Baton Rouge?  (6 answers)

profile  Allison from Washington, DC asked:
Must Eats in Baton Rouge?  (2 answers)

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in Baton Rouge?  (2 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Baton Rouge.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Baton Rouge to Destin drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Destin? Try searching for places within 5 hours of Destin.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Destin to Baton Rouge. Or get a full Destin to Baton Rouge flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Destin well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Destin!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 305 miles
driving time of 4 hours, 52 minutes
19 Destin travel answers
2 Pensacola Beach travel answers
21 Mobile travel answers
9 Dauphin Island travel answers
21 Biloxi travel answers
1 Hammond (Louisiana) travel answer
16 Baton Rouge travel answers


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