5 days in Alabama Itinerary

5 days in Alabama Itinerary

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5 days in Alabama Itinerary

Montgomery
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Huntsville
— Few hours
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
Gulf Shores
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Montgomery

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Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 13th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, steep yourself in history at First White House of the Confederacy, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, and finally have fun at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Montgomery visit website .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Montgomery. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in April, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

#Historic Sites, #Fun & Games
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Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and then get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum.

Plan my day in Birmingham using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Montgomery in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Birmingham, with lows around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Huntsville.

Things to do in Birmingham

#Museums, #Parks
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Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

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hours
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Huntsville route tool .

Getting from Birmingham to Huntsville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Huntsville can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Huntsville

#Childrens Museums, #Museums
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U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center

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Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. On the 16th (Mon), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then explore and take pictures at Battleship USS ALABAMA. On your second day here, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gulf State Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Gulf Shores trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Huntsville to Gulf Shores takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Gulf Shores are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Beaches

Side Trips

Orange Beach, Battleship USS ALABAMA
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Parasailing & Paragliding

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