11 days in Alabama Itinerary

11 days in Alabama Itinerary

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11 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Mobile
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Montgomery
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Birmingham
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Tuscumbia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Huntsville
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: London

1
night
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. On the 6th (Fri), take in the history at Fort Morgan State Historic Site.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mobile driving holiday planning site .

London, UK to Mobile is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from London to Mobile due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in September, things will get much warmer in Mobile: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Foley, Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 8th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, contemplate the long history of The F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, and finally contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Legacy Museum, get engrossed in the history at Equal Justice Initiative, then take an in-depth tour of Hank Williams Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Alabama Department of Archives and History, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Montgomery road trip planner .

Getting from Mobile to Montgomery by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Montgomery can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums Historic Sites
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Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum

3
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Anniston Museum of Natural History and Southern Museum of Flight. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament and 16th Street Baptist Church. Get out of town with these interesting Birmingham side-trips: Moundville Archaeological Park (in Moundville), Paul W. Bryant Museum (in Tuscaloosa) and Berman Museum of World History (in Anniston). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kelly Ingram Park, and take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Birmingham trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Birmingham are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Tuscumbia.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Anniston, Moundville Archaeological Park, Paul W. Bryant Museum, Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament
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Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

1
night
Tuscumbia

Tuscumbia ©
Tuscumbia is a city in and the county seat of Colbert County, Alabama, United States. On the 13th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Ivy Green, then examine the collection at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, then examine the collection at Alabama Music Hall of Fame, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Coon Dog Memorial Cemetery.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tuscumbia travel website .

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Tuscumbia takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Tuscumbia are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Huntsville.

Things to do in Tuscumbia

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
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Muscle Shoals Sound Studio ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
Ivy Green ©
Ivy Green
Alabama Music Hall of Fame ©
Alabama Music Hall of Fame

2
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
On the 14th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Huntsville Museum of Art, contemplate the long history of Burritt on the Mountain, then get a taste of the local shopping with Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment, and finally get curious at U.S. Space and Rocket Center. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Pond Spring, look for all kinds of wild species at Madison County Nature Trail-Green Mountain, and then stroll the grounds of Maple Hill Cemetery.

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

Traveling by car from Tuscumbia to Huntsville takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Huntsville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Pond Spring
Highlights from your plan
Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment ©
Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment
Burritt on the Mountain ©
Burritt on the Mountain
Pond Spring ©
Pond Spring

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