10 days in Alabama Itinerary

10 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Start: Birmingham
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Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
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Huntsville
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  4 h
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Orange Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Dauphin Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Montgomery
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
End: Birmingham

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
You've now added National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center to your itinerary. On the 12th (Sun), learn about all things military at National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): grab your bike and head to Rotary Trail.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Birmingham tour itinerary planning site.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Birmingham. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Huntsville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center
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National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center ©
National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center
Rotary Trail
Rotary Trail

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Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get curious at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, admire the natural beauty at Huntsville Botanical Garden, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Harmony Park Safari.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Huntsville trip builder.

Getting from Birmingham to Huntsville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Harmony Park Safari ©
Harmony Park Safari
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Huntsville Botanical Garden ©
Huntsville Botanical Garden

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Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Orange Beach is known for wildlife, adventure, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the majestic nature at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, look for gifts at Pepper Palace, and take an in-depth tour of Gulf Shores Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Orange Beach trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Huntsville to Orange Beach in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Dauphin Island.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Gulf Shores
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier ©
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier

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Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island ©
Dauphin Island is a town in Mobile County, Alabama, United States, on a barrier island of the same name (split by the Katrina Cut), at the Gulf of Mexico. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bellingrath Gardens and Home, contemplate the long history of Fort Gaines, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Dauphin Island vacation maker website.

Getting from Orange Beach to Dauphin Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Dauphin Island

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bellingrath Gardens and Home
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Fort Gaines ©
Fort Gaines
Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium ©
Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium
Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home

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Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 19th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Legacy Museum, then appreciate the history behind National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and then have some family-friendly fun at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at First White House of the Confederacy, take an in-depth tour of Civil Rights Memorial Center, and then contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Montgomery online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Dauphin Island to Montgomery in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, bus, and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Montgomery can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex ©
Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex
National Memorial for Peace and Justice ©
National Memorial for Peace and Justice
Legacy Museum
Legacy Museum

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