14 days in Natchez, Gainesville & Fort Myers Itinerary

14 days in Natchez, Gainesville & Fort Myers Itinerary

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14 days in Natchez, Gainesville & Fort Myers Itinerary

Truth or Consequences
Drive:  13​h 30​min
Natchez
— 6 nights
Drive:  11​h 15​min
Gainesville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Fort Myers
— 5 nights
Drive:  28​h
Truth or Consequences

6
days
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is a village in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Frogmore Plantation (in Ferriday), Monroe (Biedenharn Museum & Gardens, Chennault Aviation and Military Museum, & more) and West Monroe (Duck Commander Gift Shop & Kiroli Park). There's still lots to do: enjoy some diversion at Paragon Casino Resort, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gators and Friends - Alligator Park & Exotic Zoo, stop by Natchitoches Pecans, and steep yourself in history at Melrose Plantation.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Natchez vacation website .

Truth or Consequences to Natchez is an approximately 14.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Truth or Consequences to Natchez is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Natchez when traveling from Truth or Consequences in April, with lows around 55°F. On the 5th (Sat), you'll travel to Gainesville.

Things to do in Natchez

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Monroe, West Monroe, Melrose Plantation, Natchitoches Pecans, Frogmore Plantation
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Biedenharn Museum & Gardens ©
Biedenharn Museum & Gardens
Duck Commander Gift Shop ©
Duck Commander Gift Shop
Kiroli Park ©
Kiroli Park

1
day
Gainesville

Gainesville
Gainesville is the county seat and largest city in Alachua County, Florida, United States, and the principal city of the Gainesville, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at University of Florida Bat House and then look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Rainforest.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Gainesville sightseeing planning website .

Explore your travel options from Natchez to Gainesville with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Natchez to Gainesville. In May, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 62°F. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Fort Myers.

Things to do in Gainesville

#Wildlife, #Parks
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5
days
Fort Myers

Fort Myers ©
Fort Myers is the county seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida. Get out of town with these interesting Fort Myers side-trips: Siesta Beach (in Siesta Key), Sarasota (The Ringling & St. Armands Circle) and Naples (Naples Botanical Garden & Naples Pier). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, stroll through Fort Myers Beach, get interesting insight from Tours, and look for gifts at Sun Harvest Citrus.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Fort Myers trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gainesville to Fort Myers takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Gainesville in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Fort Myers, with lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Myers

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Fort Myers Beach, Sarasota, Naples, J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Siesta Beach
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Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Naples Pier ©
Naples Pier
The Ringling ©
The Ringling