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US-90 W from Alabama to New Orleans. Is it scenic?

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US-90 W from Alabama to New Orleans. Is it scenic?

Thinking about heading to New Orleans after our Gulf Shores, AL vacation. US-90 looks interesting on the maps, traversing all the water ways and bridges. Am I wrong to think that this may be the scenic route, or should I stay on the big highway I-10? My plan is to take the Ft. Morgan / Dauphin Island Ferry and eventually pick up US-90 West. What are the pro's & con's?

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11. Re: US-90 W from Alabama to New Orleans. Is it scenic?

Two stops, that I feel are a "must," are Bellingrath Gardens, near Mobile, then the Biloxi Visitors Center. Though in, and with the name "Biloxi," it covers the entire MS Gulf Coast, from Ocean Springs, to Bat St Louis/Waveland. Lovely people there, with loads of info/maps, to share.

Enjoy,

Hunt

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12. Re: US-90 W from Alabama to New Orleans. Is it scenic?

Bellingrath Gardens: https://bellingrath.org

Enjoy,

Hunt

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13. Re: US-90 W from Alabama to New Orleans. Is it scenic?

Biloxi Visitors Center: https:/…

Hunt

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14. Re: US-90 W from Alabama to New Orleans. Is it scenic?

Another great stop would be Beauvoir: http://www.visitbeauvoir.org

Enjoy,

Hunt

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15. Re: US-90 W from Alabama to New Orleans. Is it scenic?

Agree with Hunt. Great suggestions. We love Ocean Springs area.

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16. Re: US-90 W from Alabama to New Orleans. Is it scenic?

I love MS but I love NOLA too. It's not a long drive to NOLA from Pensacola. About 3 hours. I would drive straight through. You could stop in Biloxi for lunch at The Shed maybe for good BBQ.

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17. Re: US-90 W from Alabama to New Orleans. Is it scenic?

I need to go ro bay st Louis is the hwy safe to travel today

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18. Re: US-90 W from Alabama to New Orleans. Is it scenic?

With ice on the hwys the news never said anything about I 10 east towards Bolixi Mississippi where I am trying to go

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19. Re: US-90 W from Alabama to New Orleans. Is it scenic?

I do not have any updates on conditions on I-10, as brother only drove streets around Gulfport, and reported no issues.

Just thinking about the drive, and having lived in places, where icing is a real issue, I would likely do US90 from New Orleans, to Bay/Waveland, as the bridges are all lower, and not as steep, as many on I-10. Just be mindful, that bridges, which are exposed to the air, both upper surface, and lower surface, can ice up. Just slow a bit.

Best of luck, and sorry I do not have any current reports to share.

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20. Re: US-90 W from Alabama to New Orleans. Is it scenic?

Thanks for your helpful info. Are there many RV parks or free stays along this scenic route?

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