10 days in Albany & Birmingham & Tuscaloosa Itinerary

10 days in Albany & Birmingham & Tuscaloosa Itinerary

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Albany
— 4 nights
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Birmingham
— 5 nights
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Albany — 4 nights

Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Explore Albany's surroundings by going to Via Aquarium (in Schenectady), Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (in Central Valley) and Lapland Lake Cross Country Ski Center (in Northville). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at New York State Museum, contemplate the long history of Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, get a sense of history and politics at New York State Capitol, and admire the masterpieces at The Clark Art Institute.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Albany trip itinerary tool.

Hartford to Albany is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Hartford in February, Albany is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Birmingham.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Winter Sports
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Birmingham — 5 nights

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Birmingham is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, make a trip to Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, tour the pleasant surroundings at McWane Science Center, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 16th Street Baptist Church.

For photos and tourist information, go to the Birmingham day trip planning tool.

Fly from Albany to Birmingham in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Albany in February, with highs in Birmingham at 59°F and lows at 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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