10 days in Alabama Itinerary

10 days in Alabama Itinerary

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10 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  7​h
1
Huntsville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Tuscaloosa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Montgomery
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Orange Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Mobile
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Toronto

3
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Change things up with these side-trips from Huntsville: Chattanooga (Escape Experience - Chattanooga, Tennessee Aquarium, & more). There's lots more to do: get curious at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, ponder the design of Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial, get your game on at Southern Adventures, and admire the natural beauty at Huntsville Botanical Garden.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Huntsville sightseeing planning site .

Toronto, Canada to Huntsville is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In August, Huntsville is somewhat warmer than Toronto - with highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tuscaloosa.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trip

Chattanooga
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls
Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium

1
night
Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa ©
Tuscaloosa is a city in and the seat of Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama (in the southeastern United States). Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): examine the collection at Paul W. Bryant Museum, examine the collection at Bryant Museum, then admire all the interesting features of Bryant Denny Stadium, and finally see the interesting displays at The old tavern museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tuscaloosa online journey planner .

Getting from Huntsville to Tuscaloosa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Montgomery.

Things to do in Tuscaloosa

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Paul W. Bryant Museum ©
Paul W. Bryant Museum
Bryant Denny Stadium ©
Bryant Denny Stadium
The old tavern museum ©
The old tavern museum

2
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, take an in-depth tour of Civil Rights Memorial Center, then admire all the interesting features of Riverwalk Stadium, and finally appreciate the history behind Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, take an in-depth tour of Rosa Parks Museum, then pause for some photo ops at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, then get engrossed in the history at Freedom Rides Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Montgomery attractions planner .

You can drive from Tuscaloosa to Montgomery in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Rosa Parks Museum ©
Rosa Parks Museum

2
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the next day, immerse yourself in nature at Gulf State Park and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Orange Beach road trip planning site .

Getting from Montgomery to Orange Beach by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mobile.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Gulf State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): examine the collection at Mobile Carnival Museum, get engrossed in the history at Mobile Police History Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and finally admire all the interesting features of Battleship USS ALABAMA.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mobile online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Orange Beach to Mobile takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©
Mobile Carnival Museum ©
Mobile Carnival Museum

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