11 days in Alabama Itinerary

11 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Huntsville
— 1 night
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
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Montgomery
— 2 nights
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Mobile
— 2 nights
5
Orange Beach
— 3 nights

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Huntsville

Huntsville ©

Rocket City

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): stop by Unclaimed Baggage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): engage your brain at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, then admire the natural beauty at Huntsville Botanical Garden, and then admire the majestic nature at Monte Sano State Park.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Huntsville sightseeing planner.

Rochester to Huntsville is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rochester to Huntsville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rochester in October, with highs in Huntsville at 75°F and lows at 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Huntsville Botanical Garden ©
Huntsville Botanical Garden
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Monte Sano State Park ©
Monte Sano State Park

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 14th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, take in the spiritual surroundings of 16th Street Baptist Church, then see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Vulcan Park and Museum. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Birmingham Museum of Art, then observe the fascinating underwater world at McWane Science Center, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Birmingham Zoo, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Rotary Trail.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Birmingham online day trip planner.

Drive from Huntsville to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Birmingham Museum of Art ©
Birmingham Museum of Art

2
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Rosa Parks Museum, contemplate the long history of National Memorial for Peace and Justice, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally practice your aim at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Legacy Museum, contemplate the long history of First White House of the Confederacy, then steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Montgomery road trip planning tool.

Getting from Birmingham to Montgomery by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. October in Montgomery sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Memorial for Peace and Justice ©
National Memorial for Peace and Justice
Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex ©
Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex
Legacy Museum
Legacy Museum

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nights
Mobile

Mobile ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): stroll through Bellingrath Gardens and Home, then contemplate the long history of Fort Gaines, and then browse the exhibits of Battleship USS ALABAMA. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, examine the collection at Mobile Carnival Museum, make a trip to Fairhope Avenue, then take a leisurely stroll along Fairhope Municipal Pier, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Gator Alley Boardwalk.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Mobile trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Mobile takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. October in Mobile sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

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Orange Beach

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 with an excursion to Fort Morgan State Historic Site in Fort Morgan--about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the waterfront at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, and take an in-depth tour of Holmes Medical Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Orange Beach journey builder app.

You can drive from Mobile to Orange Beach in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding

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