18 days in Alabama Itinerary

18 days in Alabama Itinerary

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18 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  20​h 15​min
Birmingham
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Montgomery
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Mobile
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Orange Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Tuscaloosa
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Scottsboro
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Birmingham is known for museums, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, childrens museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, explore and take pictures at Regions Field, admire the natural beauty at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, and meet the residents at Birmingham Zoo.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Birmingham day trip tool .

New Delhi, India to Birmingham is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from New Delhi to Birmingham. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New Delhi in October, with highs in Birmingham at 30°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Aldridge Gardens
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Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©

2
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, then contemplate the long history of First White House of the Confederacy, and then get engrossed in the history at Rosa Parks Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): meet the residents at Montgomery Zoo, then enjoy some diversion at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex, and then pause for some photo ops at Confederate Monument.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Montgomery trip planner .

Getting from Birmingham to Montgomery by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Montgomery are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Montgomery

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums
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2
nights
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Bellingrath Gardens and Home, stroll the grounds of Confederate Rest Cemetery, and then admire all the interesting features of Battleship USS ALABAMA. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Tolstoy Park, then make a trip to Fairhope Avenue, then see the interesting displays at Mobile Carnival Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mobile trip planning app .

Drive from Montgomery to Mobile in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Mobile

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Fairhope, Bellingrath Gardens and Home, Confederate Rest Cemetery
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Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA

4
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Step out of Orange Beach to go to Fort Morgan and see Fort Morgan State Historic Site, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, have some family-friendly fun at The Track Family Recreation Centers, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and take in the waterfront at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier.

Plan a Orange Beach trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Mobile to Orange Beach in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Tuscaloosa.

Things to do in Orange Beach

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Fort Morgan State Historic Site, Tanger Outlets Foley
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier ©
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa ©
Tuscaloosa is a city in and the seat of Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama (in the southeastern United States). On the 20th (Sat), stop by The Makers Market, explore and take pictures at Bryant Denny Stadium, and then don't miss a visit to Capitol park.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tuscaloosa trip planner .

Getting from Orange Beach to Tuscaloosa by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Orange Beach in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Tuscaloosa, with lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Scottsboro.

Things to do in Tuscaloosa

#Parks, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Capitol park ©
Capitol park
Bryant Denny Stadium ©
Bryant Denny Stadium
The Makers Market ©
The Makers Market

3
nights
Scottsboro

Scottsboro ©
Scottsboro is a city in Jackson County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Huntsville Botanical Garden and then engage your brain at U.S. Space and Rocket Center. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Unclaimed Baggage Center and then explore the stunning scenery at Little River Canyon National Preserve.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Scottsboro trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tuscaloosa to Scottsboro takes 3 hours. Traveling from Tuscaloosa in October, expect nights in Scottsboro to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Scottsboro

#Parks, #Nature, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Huntsville, Cathedral Caverns State Park, Little River Canyon National Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Huntsville Botanical Garden ©
Huntsville Botanical Garden
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Cathedral Caverns State Park ©
Cathedral Caverns State Park

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