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New Orleans to Gulf Shores drive

driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

New Orleans to Gulf Shores road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from New Orleans to Gulf Shores. If you're planning a road trip to Gulf Shores, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in New Orleans
drive for about 54 minutes

10:54 am  Honey Island Swamp
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:54 am
drive for about 1 hour

1:02 pm  Biloxi
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:02 pm
drive for about 1 hour

3:04 pm  Mobile
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:04 pm
drive for about 1 hour

5:05 pm  arrive in Gulf Shores

driving ≈ 4 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Honey Island Swamp  (5 mentions)

Biloxi  (30 answers)
    hotels around Biloxi:
        Beau Rivage
    questions about Biloxi:
        Hotel for Biloxi MS

Mobile  (23 answers)
    questions about Mobile:
        Bus pickup/drop off location?

What are some things to do in Gulf Shores?

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

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 Gulf Shores. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Mark from Norman asked:
Good restaurant with a great view near Fort Morgan  (2 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Gulf Shores.

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 Gulf Shores to New Orleans drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of New Orleans? Try searching for places within 3 hours of New Orleans.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from New Orleans to Gulf Shores. Or get a full New Orleans to Gulf Shores 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 New Orleans well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about New Orleans!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 196 miles
driving time of 3 hours, 6 minutes
248 New Orleans travel answers
30 Biloxi travel answers
23 Mobile travel answers
5 Gulf Shores travel answers


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