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Yelp’s Summer Road Trip: Mobile, AL to New Orleans, LA



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Summer is calling and it’s ready to be savored. Pack your bags and get ready to kick some serious asphalt – all you’ll need is your trusty Yelp app to guide you along the way. Get those bookmarking fingers primed for day two of our five day road trip of I-10: Jacksonville, FL to El Paso, TX.

Day One | Day Two | Day Three | Day Four | Day Five

Day 2:

Miles covered: 144

Driving time: 2 hrs. 12 min.

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Gulfquest National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico, Mobile, AL

Photo by Yelper Diana B

Good morning Captain! We’re setting sail… well, at least boarding a boat. The “GulfQuest National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico” is a life-size replica of a container boat and boasts 90 interactive exhibits, simulators, and theaters. Guests explore the various boat decks, both inside and outside, while learning the history behind the Gulf Coast.

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Meat Boss, Mobile, AL

Photo by Yelper Christy M

A day of exploring deserves a substantial lunch at a neighborhood favorite, Meat Boss. This five-star food stop boasts rave reviews describing the life-changing effects of the business’ homemade barbeque.

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Cajun Pride Tours, La Place, LA

Photo by Yelper Tiffany K

Climb aboard a metal explorer boat as you coast through a swamp full of pigs, crocodiles, and more! Cajun Pride Tours will show you an exciting, animal-packed time.

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Pat O’Brien’s and Beachum Berry’s Latitude 29, New Orleans, LA

Photo by Yelper Yan L

You can’t visit New Orleans and not do a bar crawl. If it’s nice out, head to Pat O’Brien’s, a famous bar known for their Hurricane drinks. Most liquor became obsolete during World War II, but there was an excess of rum thus birthing the Hurricane beverage. Pat O’Brien’s boasts a courtyard with fountains and free popcorn. And if the weather’s rough? Head to Beachum Berry’s Latitude 29 for the bartenders’ happy hour creations.

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Ashton’s Bed and Breakfast, New Orleans, LA

Photo by Ashton’s Bed and Breakfast

Live luxe in Louisiana-mansion-turned-hotel, Ashton’s Bed and Breakfast. You’ll be instantly enveloped in southern hospitality and treated to a mouth-watering breakfast spread in the morning. With fun, spirited room names such as “Creole Queen” and “Jazz Festival,” you’ll get the full NOLA experience.

The road rolls on: check out day three!